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Kenneth Mungara

Kenyan Kenneth Mungara will be seeking his fourth Gold Coast Marathon victory in 2019.


Gold Coast Marathon – Men’s Elite Field

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Kenneth Mungara

KEN

2:07:36 (Prague, 2011) & 1st GCM18IAAF
Ezekiel Chebii

KEN

2:06:07 (Amsterdam, 2016)IAAF
Philip Sanga

KEN

2:06:07 (Frankfurt, 2011) & 5th GCM18IAAF
Yuta Shitara

JPN

2:06:11 (Tokyo, 2018)
#2 all-time JPN Marathon / #1 JPN Half
IAAF
Yuki Kawauchi

JPN

2:08:14 (Seoul, 2013)IAAF
Douglas Chebii

KEN

2:08:43 (Seville, 2018)IAAF
Barnabas Kiptum

KEN

2:09:19 (Buenos Aires, 2018)IAAF
Brimin Misoi

KEN

2:09:31 (Vienna, 2019)IAAF
Hiroki Sugawa

JPN

2:11:46 (Nobeoka, 2019)IAAF
Noah Kigen

KEN

2:12:03 (Vienna, 2018)IAAF
Takahiro Gunji

JPN

2:12:55 (Nobeoka, 2019)IAAF
Yuki Munakata

JPN

2:13:47 (Tokyo, 2019)IAAF
Saeki Makino

JPN

2:14:36 (Seoul, 2019)IAAF
Shin Kimura

JPN

2:15:04 (Lake Biwa, 2019)IAAF
Sora Tsukada

JPN

2:15:16 (Osaka, 2016)IAAF
Bernard Lagat

USA

2:17:20 (New York, 2018)IAAF
Thomas Frazer

IRE

2:17:34 (Lake Biwa, 2017)IAAF
Mike Chesire

KEN

Debut / 1:03:04 Half (Hawaii, 2019)IAAF
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Scott Westcott

AUS

2:11:36 (Beppu, 2005)IAAF
Liam Adams

AUS

2:12:52 (Berlin, 2017)IAAF
Paul Martelletti

NZL

2:16:49 (Berlin, 2011) 2016 1st OceaniaIAAF
Jack Colreavy

AUS

2:17:48 (Gold Coast, 2018) 1st OceaniaIAAF
David Criniti

AUS

2:17:57 (Berlin, 2017)IAAF
Daniel Jones

NZL

2:18:40 (Lake Biwa, 2019)IAAF
Daniel Wallis

NZL

2:19:24 (Berlin, 2017)IAAF
Dave Ridley

NZL

2:20:06 (Tokyo, 2019) 2017 1st OceaniaIAAF
Hugh Williams

AUS

2:20:29 (Chicago, 2018)IAAF
Dane Verwey

AUS

2:22:45 (Berlin, 2018)IAAF
Ben St Lawrence

AUS

2:24:26 (Berlin, 2017)IAAF
Charlie Boyle

AUS

2:24:45 (Gold Coast, 2018)IAAF
John Dutton

AUS

2:25:54 (Auckland, 2013)IAAF
Chris Rancie

AUS

2:26:00 (Tokyo, 2019)IAAF
Zane Robertson

NZL

Debut / 59:47 Half (Marugame,2015) ARIAAF
Dejen Gebreslassie

AUS

Debut / 1:02:39 Half (Cardiff, 2018)IAAF
Nic Harman

AUS

Debut / 1:03:46 Half (Cardiff, 2018)IAAF
Caden Shields

NZL

Debut / 1:05:42 Half (Gold Coast, 2017)IAAF


Kenya’s Mercy Kibarus will be out to improve on her second place at the 2017 Gold Coast Marathon.


Gold Coast Marathon – Women’s Elite Field

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Mercy Kibarus

KEN

2:26:52 (Seoul, 2017) & 2nd GCM17IAAF
Rodah Jepkorir

KEN

2:27:38 (Enschede, 2019)IAAF
Truphena Chepchirchir

KEN

2:27:52 (Dongying, 2019)IAAF
Alice Kibor

KEN

2:28:19 (Rome, 2018)IAAF
Nazret Weldu

ERI

2:29:48 (Beirut, 2018)IAAF
Hirut Alemayehu

ETH

2:30:09 (Xiamen, 2018)IAAF
Munkhzaya Bayartsogt

MGL

2:31:12 (Seoul, 2018)IAAF
Susan Jerotich

KEN

2:31:38 (Kobe, 2018)IAAF
Yuko Kawauchi

JPN

2:31:39 (Nagoya, 2014)IAAF
Yomogi Akasaka

JPN

2:32:28 (Nagoya, 2018)IAAF
Nami Hashimoto

JPN

2:33:22 (Nagoya, 2019)IAAF
Kit Ching Yiu

HKG

2:36:11 (Rio de Janeiro, 2016)IAAF
Maki Inami

JPN

2:37:34 (Tokyo, 2011)IAAF
Xiuying Hu

SGP

2:38:34 (Taipei, 2005)IAAF
Dagmara Handzlik

CYP

2:38:52 (London, 2017) NRIAAF
Miki Yokogawa

JPN

2:49:21 (Kobe, 2018)IAAF
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Milly Clark

AUS

2:29:07 (Amsterdam, 2015)IAAF
Melanie Panayiotou

AUS

2:34:35 (Rotterdam, 2015)IAAF
Lydia O’Donnell

NZL

2:39:01 (Melbourne, 2015)IAAF
Marnie Ponton

AUS

2:40:32 (Gold Coast, 2017)IAAF
Roxie Fraser

AUS

2:41:17 (Gold Coast, 2011)ARRS
Nera Jareb

AUS

2:44:39 (Berlin, 2017)IAAF
Mel Aitken

NZL

2:47:42 (Gold Coast, 2017)IAAF
Karinna Fyfe

AUS

2:50:25 (Gold Coast, 2017)IAAF
Visnja Jareb

AUS

2:51:02 (Perth, 2014)IAAF
Tennille Ellis

AUS

Debut / 1:15:13 Half (Gold Coast, 2017)ARRS
Nerissa O’Donnell

AUS

Debut / 1:19:53 Half (Brisbane, 2019)IAAF
Christie Winmill

AUS

Debut / 1:20:20 Half (Gold Coast, 2017)IAAF


Richard Colman

Australian Richard Colman will be out to return to the podium.


Wheelchair Marathon – Men’s Elite Field

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Richard Colman

AUS

1:24:50 (Duluth, 2013)
Bill Chaffey

AUS

1:41:22 (Gold Coast, 2015)


Madison de Rozario

Madison de Rozario winning the Wheelchair Marathon in 2018.


Wheelchair Marathon – Women’s Elite Field

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Madison de Rozario

AUS

1:39:22 (Chicago, 2017 )
Christie Dawes

AUS

1:42:59 (Rio de Janeriro, 2016)


Jack Rayner

Australian Jack Rayner will be looking to go back-to-back in the ASICS Half Marathon after winning in 2018.


ASICS Half Marathon – Male Elite Field  

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Jack Rayner 

AUS

1:01:01 (Cardiff, 2018)IAAF
Taku Fujimoto

JPN 

1:01:31 (Yamaguchi, 2015)IAAF
Minato Oishi 

JPN 

1:01:33 (Yamaguchi, 2019) IAAF
Tsubasa Hayakawa 

JPN 

1:01:34 (Yamaguchi, 2019) IAAF
Yuma Hattori 

JPN 

1:01:40 (Ústí nad Labem, 2018) IAAF
Akito Terui 

JPN 

1:01:45 (Yamaguchi, 2019) IAAF
Muryo Takase 

JPN   

1:01:57 (Marugame, 2010) IAAF
Masaya Taguchi 

JPN 

1:02:16 (Yamaguchi, 2019) IAAF
Gaku Hoshi 

JPN 

1:02:20 (Ageo, 2018)  IAAF
Jo Fukuda

JPN 

1:02:25 (Marugame, 2019)  IAAF


Sara Hall

American Sara Hall will defend her title in the ASICS Half Marathon.


ASICS Half Marathon – Female Elite Field

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Sara Hall 

USA

1:09:27 (Gold Coast, 2018) IAAF
Sinead Diver

AUS

1:08:55 (Marugame, 2019) IAAF
Lisa Weightman 

AUS 

1:09:00 (Gold Coast, 2010) IAAF
Ellie Pashley 

AUS

1:09:20 (Okayama, 2018)  IAAF
Yukari Wada 

JPN

1:11:20 (Yamaguchi, 2019)IAAF
Wakana Itsuki 

JPN

1:11:23 (Yamaguchi, 2019)IAAF
Misaki Nishida 

JPN

1:11:58 (Yamaguchi, 2019) IAAF
Virginia McCormick 

AUS

1:12:25 (Gold Coast, 2016) IAAF
Triyaningsih 

INA

1:14:45 (Gold Coast, 2009) IAAF
 Tamara Carvolth

AUS

1:15:25 (Brisbane, 2019)IAAF

Brad Milosevic

Australian Brad Milosevic will be striving for glory in the Southern Cross University 10km Run.


Southern Cross University 10km Run – Male Elite Field  

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Brad Milosevic 

AUS 

0:29:24 (Hobart, 2018) IAAF
Kieren Tall 

AUS 

0:29:40 (Sydney, 2019) IAAF
Louis McAfee 

AUS 

0:29:50 (Gold Coast, 2017) IAAF
Arron Spiessberger – Parker 

AUS 

0:30:02 (Sydney, 2019) IAAF
Reece Edwards 

AUS 

0:30:02 (Sydney, 2018) IAAF
Brady Threlfall

AUS 

0:30:05 (Launceston, 2014) IAAF
Joe Burgess

AUS 

0:30:11 (Gold Coast, 2018) IAAF
Tim Norton

AUS 

0:30:17 (Gold Coast, 2018)IAAF
Martin Mashford

AUS 

0:30:17 (Gold Coast, 2016)IAAF
Edward Vining 

AUS 

0:30:23 (Sydney, 2018) IAAF


 Leanne Pompeani

Leanne Pompeani (AUS) winning the Southern Cross University 10km Run in 2016.


Southern Cross University 10km Run – Female Elite Field 

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Leanne Pompeani

AUS

0:33:02 (Sydney, 2019) IAAF
Casey Wood 

AUS

0:33:05 (Sydney, 2019) IAAF
Gemma Maini 

AUS 

0:33:51 (Melbourne, 2015) IAAF
Henrietta Lawrence 

AUS

0:34:45 (Melbourne, 2018) IAAF
Charlotte Wilson 

AUS

0:34:08 (Gold Coast, 2018) IAAF
Beth Croft 

AUS

0:34:20 2018
Sarah Marvin 

AUS

0:34:24 (Sydney, 2019) IAAF
Kiah Fry

AUS

0:34:26 (Melbourne, 2018) IAAF
Belinda Martin 

AUS

0:33:48 (Sydney, 2018) IAAF

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