2017 – Phil

2017 – Phil

Running is a positive aspect in Phil’s life – he considers it his outlet which enables him to cope with tough times.  Running also creates opportunities for Phil to engage and be part of the community and make a difference.   Phil is a regular fixture at...
2017 – Paulie

2017 – Paulie

Paulie is a very active individual who is a regular Devonport Parkrunner, keen cyclist and gym goer.   He wanted to run the Cadbury Marathon for personal satisfaction and the huge sense of accomplishment from completing the distance.   For Paulie, running is a place...
2017 – Suzie

2017 – Suzie

Ever since completing her first 10km event in 1995 in Mooloolaba, Suzie had always wanted to run a marathon.    While she is good at telling herself she’s not a runner she is an accomplished trail runner, having completed numerous trail events including the...
2016 – Rosie

2016 – Rosie

Hi, I’m Rosie. I will be turning 40 four days after the 2017 Cadbury Marathon. This impending milestone was one of the reasons I applied for the Make Me a Marathoner program. I thought it would be an achievement to run a marathon before I turn 40, and I like to leave...
2016 – Matthew

2016 – Matthew

Hi, I’m Matthew and I started running [slowly] in January last year. I truly never gave much thought to the idea of running a marathon. A couple of friends of mine had done it in their younger years but I had always put it in the “I’ll never do that” category. It...
2016 – Kristy

2016 – Kristy

Hi, I’m Kristy Williams. I’m a 35 year old corporate office worker and mother of two. I always loved sport at school, doing cross country and it was nothing for me to run 10kms after school most days. I played basketball in college and then played soccer until...