Meet our Ambassadors


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's upcoming events include the ITU Age Group World Championships on the Gold Coast in September and the Ironman 70.3 World Championships in France in 2019.

As a triathlon coach, Owain is looking forward to giving advice and training tips leading up to the Mini-Mos, and will also compete in the 10k and alongside his kids in the 2k on Sunday June 16.

Find out more about Owain at www.owainmatthews.com

A short video of support from Owain Matthews one of our 2019 Ambassadors.
Community Spirit

"Mini-Mos is a true local community event, and I'm excited to be an ambassador this year."


Mark Beretta, 2018 Mini-Mos Ambassador.

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Mark Beretta, or 'Beretts' as he's more affectionately known, is the sports presenter on the Seven Network's Sunrise breakfast program.

Beretts began his media career in radio at 3GL in Geelong and within a couple of years made the transition to television, first working at Network Ten before being snapped up by Seven in 1995.

Since then, Mark has worked on the network’s coverage of every summer and winter Olympic Games, has been a member of Seven's AFL, Australian Open tennis and and V8 Supercars commentary teams.

An avid sportsman himself, Mark is a 10-time Australian Water Ski Champion and a Singapore International Masters silver medallist.

Mark is a passionate cyclist and a Tour de Cure board member. He has completed nine of the cancer charity’s annual bike rides, each ride covering more than 1,500km in 10 days.

When he’s not working or riding, Mark dedicates his time to wife, Rachel, their two children, Ava and Daniel, and their two beloved dogs Jimmy and Peppa.

Mark and his family have run in the Mini-Mos for many years and we're lucky to have him on board as an ambassador in 2019. 

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