Participants will have the chance to compete alongside and socialise with five greats of Australian sport who embody the same energy and passion for competition as our masters athletes. During the event, participants will have the opportunity to hang out with our ambassadors at sport venues, medal presentations and the Games Village.

Pat Carroll

  • Three-time Commonwealth Games representative (1990, 1994, 1998)
  • Australian half marathon all-comers record holder (1:01.11, 1994)
  • One of five Australians who have run a sub 2:10 marathon (2:09.39, 1995)
  • Four-time Gold Coast Marathon winner (1984, 1985, 1988, 1997)
  • Australia‚Äôs fourth fastest marathoner and sixth fastest half marathoner

 

Robbie McEwen AM

  • Three-time Tour de France green jersey winner (2002, 2004, 2006)
  • Winner of 12 stages in the Tour de France (1999, 2002, 2004, 2005, 2006)
  • Three-time Olympian (1996, 2000, 2004)
  • Two-time Road Cycling World Championship representative (1994, 2002)
  • Cycling Australia Hall of Fame inductee

 

Glynis Nunn-Cearns OAM

  • Los Angeles 1984 Olympic Games heptathlon gold medalist
  • Brisbane 1982 Commonwealth Games heptathlon gold medalist
  • Edinburgh 1986 Commonwealth Games 100m hurdle bronze medalist
  • Medal of the Order of Australia (OAM) recipient
  • Executive Director of the Australian Track and Field Coaches Association

 


 

Andrew ‘Reidy’ Reid

  • Star of award-winning television reality show, Bondi Rescue
  • Waverley Council professional lifeguard at Bondi Beach in Sydney, NSW
  • Running, triathlon and Ironman event commentator
  • Swimming, running, cycling and open ocean paddling enthusiast
  • Childrens Tumour Foundation, Childfund and Dementia Australia ambassador

 

Benita Willis

  • Four-time Olympian (2000, 2004, 2008, 2012)
  • Australian marathon, 10,000m, 5000m, 3000m and 2000m record holder
  • Two-time Commonwealth Games representative (2002, 2006)
  • 2004 World Cross Country Championship winner
  • Six-time World Athletics Championships representative

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