Running to America Success

Running to America Success

2nd December 2011

Running to America was seen in thousands of households last night, and has captured the hearts of the nation with the inspiring stories of Juan Darwin, Caleb Hart, Joseph Davies and Charlie Maher. Matt Long and the Goodoil production crew …
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Donate Now


1st December 2011

The Indigenous Marathon Project is a completely not for profit initiative and relies on continued support from individuals and government funding for its operation. There are 2 simple ways to donate to the project: Everyday Hero’s Click Here Every dollar …
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Apply for 2012

Apply for 2012

1st December 2011

Do you know an outstanding young Indigenous man or woman aged between 18 – 30? Do they have a natural running ability coupled with a strong sense of determination to undertake the training required to run a marathon with only …
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Volunteer 2012


1st December 2011

We appreciate all offers to assist the project. 2012 will see a new team of runners and as such will require extensive on the ground support from volunteers. Such as:   Training partner Communications Liaison Transport / Driver Motivator Assist …
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Running to America on the ABC

Running to America on the ABC this Thursday

28th November 2011

Thursday 1st Dec, 8:30PM ABC RUNNING TO AMERICA is a story of pure inspiration. Four young Indigenous men from the Australian outback are plucked from obscurity by marathon legend Robert de Castella to run the world’s most famous race, the …
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IMp team with Mark Arbib in Central Park near finish line of NYC Marathon

NYC Marathon Results

11th November 2011

The 2011 New York City Marathon saw 47,438 runners take to the streets of New York’s five boroughs in their journey to complete one of man’s toughest challenges. The city put on a show with over 2.5 million spectators cheering …
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New York Marathon Conquered

8th November 2011

11 of the IMP team did their families, their communities and most of all themselves proud when they ran and conquered the New York City Marathon today. 7 men and 4 women who were the first Indigenous women’s team to …
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New York Countdown

New York Countdown

26th October 2011

In only a matter of days 7 young indigenous men and 4 young indigenous women will be off to the Big Apple to run in the world’s most famous foot race – The New York City Marathon. At 09:40 local …
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Cairns Fun Run

Mossman Deadly Fun Run this Sunday

13th October 2011

Mossman Deadly Fun Run Series launched this weekend, Sunday 16th of October.   Nadine Hunt along with IMP staff are excited to bring the Deadly fun run series to Mossman.   The event is open to all ages and abilities …
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Eddie McGuire

Eddie McGuire Joins the IMP Charge for Boston

12th October 2011

Inspired by Deeks work with the Indigenous Marathon Project (IMP), Eddie McGuire has signed himself up for a challenge of a lifetime – The Boston Marathon. In just six months Eddie, who admits to currently being in the worst shape …
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Indigenous runners after 30km test event in Alice Springs

New York Team Announced

5th October 2011

In less than a month’s time 7 Indigenous men and 4 women will head to New York City to participate in the world’s most famous foot race – The New York City Marathon. The team gathered for one last camp …
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Next Training Camp: Alice Springs

26th September 2011

27th September – 2nd October Runners are arriving in Alice this week for their final camp and to determine who will be selected for the New York team. Final components of the Certificate III in Community Rec will be delivered …
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Sydney City 2 Surf

14th August 2011

The world’s largest fun run and Australia’s most iconic running event, the Sydney City to Surf staged the Indigenous Marathon Project’s third training camp over the weekend. The squad, who are vying for their spot on the team bound for …
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Australian Outback Marathon

30th July 2011

From Uluru to New York City, Indigenous runners one step closer to completing the world famous marathon. Five Indigenous Marathon Project runners selected from the squad of 18 had an opportunity to run in the foreground of Australia’s most recognisable …
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Gold coast half marathon camp

6th July 2011

June 30th – July 6th 2011 The 19 squad members met on the picturesque Gold Coast for their second camp and demanding half marathon. Based at the Runaway Bay Sports Super Centre the combined men and women’s camp was a …
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AIS Mens Camp

12th May 2011

Friday 20th May – Wednesday 25th May 11 young men joined the team in Canberra for their first taste of long distance running based at the AIS. The guys thrived on the running and enjoyed comradery. They all applied themselves …
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AIS Womens Camp

9th May 2011

Wednesday 4th May – Monday 9th May The young ladies arrived for their first camp with the Marathon Project and it didn’t take long for giggles and friendships to form. The camp gave the amatuer athletes a great insight into …
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18th April 2011

Charlie Maher departed for Boston on the 14th of April to run his second marathon. He decided to run the event just two months prior and thought it would be great to run for the local Dialysis unit in Alice …
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