Running Hot – Pat Farmer

Brent speaks with Pat Farmer about the Heat and running through the Desert versus The Heat of Pre Selection for the 2019 State Election.

Listen to the podcast here.

Pat has been awarded the high honour of the Order of Australia, AM for his contribution to ultra marathon running, politics and charitable works. He was winner of “Achiever of the Year” (2000), awarded by Prime Minister, John Howard and National Geographic’s Adventurer of the Year in 2012. Pat has raised millions of dollars for causes during his 30-year running career including Lifeline, Cancer Council, The Red Cross, Diabetes Australia and the Nanhi Kali foundation for the education of India’s girl child.

Pat is a professional ultra marathon runner. Inspired by the great Cliffy Young, Pat ran the Sydney to Melbourne Ultra back when he was just 18 years old.

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