News | Gadens signs on as Gold Coast Marathon legal partner
22 February 2019
Gadens has become the official legal partner of the Gold
The Gold Coast Marathon is Australia’s leading marathon and is staged annually on the first Saturday and Sunday in July.
“We are delighted to partner with Gadens,” Events Management
Queensland CEO Cameron Hart said.
“They have an excellent reputation for providing legal
services and a firm that is respected for its community focus.”
Gold Coast Marathon ambassador Pat Carroll, who has won the
event a record four times, was on hand for the partnership announcement.
Carroll won the event in 1984 (time of 2:23:16), 1985 (2:17:10), 1988 (2:10:44)
and 1997 (2:11:21).
Gadens Partner Michael Owens said: “The Gold Coast Marathon
is one of the premier events on Queensland’s annual sporting calendar and we
look forward to working with the team at Events Management Queensland.”
“Our firm has a close connection with many clients based on
the Gold Coast and we look forward to enhancing that network through this
The world-class international marathon will attract 28,000
participants this year of all ages and abilities from over 50 countries across
eight races including the Gold Coast Marathon, Wheelchair Marathon, ASICS Half
Marathon, Wheelchair 15km, Southern Cross University 10km Run, Gold Coast
Airport Fun Run, Garmin 4km Junior Dash and Garmin 2km Junior Dash.
The Gold Coast Marathon, an IAAF Gold Label Road Race, is
the pinnacle of road running events in Australia and during its 40-year history
has distinguished itself as one of the most prestigious marathons in the world.
Its famous flat, fast and scenic course located alongside the city’s renowned surf beaches and stunning broadwater plus ideal winter running conditions featuring low humidity, little wind and mild temperatures result in 60 percent of participants achieving personal best times each year.
Photo: Gadens has become the official legal partner of the Gold Coast Marathon and ushering in the new partnership are (from left) Events Management Queensland CEO Cameron Hart, Gold Coast Marathon ambassador Pat Carroll and Gadens Partner Michael Owens.