Ep 124: Wayne Larden, CEO and Race Director of Sydney Marathon – Abbott World Major Marathon Candidate Talks About The Evolution Of Running Culture In Australia And How To Get A Guaranteed Entry Into The Race
In this episode of “Run with Fitpage,” we feature Wayne Larden, Race Director of the Sydney Marathon, one of the three contenders vying to become part of the prestigious Abbott World Marathon Majors. Join Wayne, an avid runner himself, as he shares compelling reasons why you should participate in this year’s Sydney Marathon and provides comprehensive details you need to know.
The Sydney Marathon, presented by ASICS, is a highly anticipated annual running event catering to participants of all levels, offering a truly inclusive and enjoyable experience. With a range of distances available, from the challenging full marathon to the beginner-friendly 3.5k Family Run, the event appeals to a diverse audience. Notably, the race culminates at the iconic Sydney Opera House, providing a picturesque and memorable backdrop.
As the only running event in Australia broadcast live each year, the Sydney Marathon draws over 40,000 participants worldwide, making a significant impact on charitable organizations. Owned by Athletics Australia and expertly managed by Pont3, the event holds a unique place as a participant legacy of the Sydney 2000 Olympic Games.
Discover more about the Sydney Marathon at sydneymarathon.com. Don’t miss this opportunity to engage with Wayne Larden, an accomplished CEO of Pont3 and an esteemed leader in marathon event management. With his strategic prowess, risk management acumen, and dedication to excellence, Wayne continues to push boundaries, leaving an indelible mark on the events he leads.
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