RUN DIPG charity cyclists John Pirlo, Lucas McBeath and Odin Mackintosh ride Brisbane to Newcastle after running Gold Coast Marathon to support children's brain cancer research

Simon McCarthy
Updated July 10 2022 - 1:47pm, first published July 9 2022 - 6:00pm

The Gold Coast Marathon was only the beginning.

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Simon McCarthy

Simon McCarthy

Journalist, Newcastle Herald

Simon McCarthy is a journalist working at the Newcastle Herald in NSW. He writes news and features, and produces video and multimedia, for the Herald and Herald Weekender magazine. He contributes regularly to the Newcastle Herald’s daily Topics column, and is the co-creator and producer of the Toohey’s News podcast. McCarthy has worked as a journalist in regional NSW since 2013. He joined the newsroom of the Newcastle Herald in 2017 from the Northern Daily Leader in Tamworth where he worked from 2015 to 2016.

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