Meet our 2023 Ambassadors
OWAIN MATTHEWS – TRIATHLETE & COACH
Discovering a love for athletics at high school, Owain Matthews has competed at an international level in running and triathlon for over 15 years.
His first opportunity to run professionally for Great Britain was in the 3000m Steeplechase against France and Russia in 2004. Following on from this, he competed internationally in 5k and 10k road races for Wales, and in 2007 was 2x Welsh Champion, winning the Welsh 3000m indoor and outdoor track titles.
Owain transitioned to triathlon in 2012 when he moved to Australia and has competed at numerous triathlon events and Ironman World Championships for the past six years. He was the 2016 Ironman 70.3 World Age Group Champion M35-39 and was also named Balmoral Triathlete Club Triathlete of the Year in 2013, 2015 and 2017.
Owain won the 2018 Standard Distance World Championships, Gold Coast, in the Male 35-39 category.
This year Owain is looking forward to running in the 2023 Mini-Mos with his family – his wife Dani and 2 little boys.
As a triathlon coach, Owain will be giving advice and training tips leading up to the 2023 Mini-Mos.
Find out more about Owain at www.owainmatthews.com
"The best thing about the Mini-Mos is seeing people from the local community coming together."
Owain Matthews 2023 Mini-Mos Ambassador.
ED GODDARD – DISTANCE RUNNER
Ed Goddard is a Mini-Mos master, this year being his 14th Mini-Mos – and he's only 25! Ed has already racked up some enviable Mini-Mos results including winning the virtual event in 2020 only a few seconds off the course record!
Ed has lived in Mosman his whole life and lists Mosman and Cremorne Point as some of his favourite training routes. Many locals will have spotted Ed moving well faster than the Military Road traffic, shirtless and with his legendary blonde 'mullet' filled with breeze!
Ed is currently studying Masters Sports Media and Communication at IONA College in New York City USA on a Track/Field Scholarship. As well as running professionally with ASICS. Ed's results speak for themselves:
• Medalist – 2017-2019 Australian Cross Country Opens
• 3rd Place – 2018 Gold Coast Half Marathon
• 2020 Launceston Half Marathon running a PB of 62:16
• 4th Place – 2019 World University Games Half Marathon
• 2021 Australian 10000m Championships running a PB of 28:23
Ed trains up to 200km per week, and is often spotted working out at Vision Mosman, or swimming down at Balmoral every morning.
JARED HARGREAVES – PROP SYDNEY ROOSTERS
Jared is a professional Rugby League player. He is currently playing in his 14th season for the Sydney Roosters.
Jared has been a part of the Mosman community for 15 years and took part in his first Mini-Mos last year.
He looks forward to running in the 2km race this year with his daughters Zahli and Harper who both attend Mosman Public School.
RACE DAY SUNDAY 18 JUNE 2023 • RAISING FUNDS FOR MOSMAN PUBLIC SCHOOL & ITS CHARITY SINCE 1982