Pat Farmer has transformed his interest of ultra-marathon running into a professional career – setting and breaking world records at events globally, while simultaneously raising funds for...
Pat Farmer has transformed his interest of ultra-marathon running into a professional career – setting and breaking world records at events globally, while simultaneously raising funds for charities and medical research programs.
A high profile leader, acknowledged for an enviable media following, positive “brand” awareness, and the influence to unite and inspire action for a vision or solution. Pat spent nine years as a successful federal politician, supported by an internationally renowned athletic career that transitioned into motivational / inspirational public speaking engagements.
Raised brand awareness for sport and sponsors, gaining a reputation for entertaining addresses; with his trademark combination of enthusiasm, drive and commitment. His open communicative leadership style creates a team vision of growth, harmony and a culture of success.
Pat has achieved The Greatest Run in History - an incredible trek from the North to the South Pole - 14 countries, over 21,000km. Two marathons per day, no days off, for almost a year. He completed the run from the North Pole through Canada, USA, Mexico, Panama, the Darien Jungle, the deserts of Peru, Chile and the Antarctic. Apart from this amazing run, Pat's goal is to raise awareness for clean water in the world which in turn will greatly assist the Red Cross.
Pat Farmer is an incredible motivational speaker. Pat has an extremely engaging and humble style that appeals to the audience. His remarkable determination is best summed up by his statement, “You can do anything you want to do in life, if you don't want to do it you will just find an excuse".
He challenges audiences to go beyond what they think are possible. This is backed by his extensive ultra distance achievements prior to the Pole to Pole Run.
"Bas was great! Both we and the attendees are very happy with the performance, it was an very interesting and exciting! Stavanger’s newspaper, Stavanger Aftenblad, even wrote an article today, about his performance and the Mars-One project. Tell him thank you, and that we are very happy!"
‘Pat Farmer’s Pole to Pole run is surely one of history’s great endurance feats and what makes Pat’s efforts all the more commendable is that, because of the funds he has raised, life is ...
‘Pat Farmer’s Pole to Pole run is surely one of history’s great endurance feats and what makes Pat’s efforts all the more commendable is that, because of the funds he has raised, life is going to get better for thousands of people in impoverished and devastated communities all over the world.’