18 Apr '17, 10pm

READ: Mark Arbib to run London Marathon for Deek’s project https://t.co/msbEx980ns

READ: Mark Arbib to run London Marathon for Deek’s project https://t.co/msbEx980ns

Time will not be the main factor for Athletics Australia President Mark Arbib when he starts his fifth marathon this weekend, because he will be running the streets of London for a greater cause than a personal best. The former federal sports minister will run to help raise funds for the Indigenous Marathon Foundation and make the trip to the English capital with Harold Matthew, the group’s first athlete to run the famous course. Leading up to the race Arbib has been taking coaching advice from none other than former marathon champion Rob De Castella who heads the foundation and mentors those within the program. “IMP is an outstanding charity who are using the power of sport, education and hope to positively change the lives of many Indigenous people and communities. It’s a cause I believe in and one we should all support.” Arbib explained. “I am very lucky on the coaching...

Full article: http://athletics.com.au/News/arbib-to-run-london-marathon...

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