Former world champion marathon runner Rob de Castella is calling on Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander men and women to consider competing in one of the biggest running events in the world…the New York City Marathon.
The Project…founded by Mr de Castella…annually selects a group of Indigenous men and women to compete in the New York City Marathon with just 6 months of training……and they are calling on men and women aged between 18 and 30 to take up the challenge and apply for this year’s Indigenous Marathon Project…
Applications for 2012 close next Monday, the 13th February, so make sure you apply or nominate NOW!!
Successful applicants will be coached and supervised by Mr de Castella, attend a number of training camps around Australia compete in fun-runs and running events… undertake a special Certificate III in Community Recreation with a focus in Indigenous Health…and compete in the world famous New York City Marathon.
Mr de Castella say he encourages everyone who is interested in distance running…and wants to be an inspiration, should apply.
Rob speaks to Nerida Currey on CAAMA Radio about the project.
You can apply over the phone, by calling (02) 6260 5750, on or online through their website, www.imp.org.au.