The race company is under increasing scrutiny.
The race was taking place in one of the most remote parts of Australia.
One runner compares turning 40 to hitting the proverbial wall in the 26.2-mile race.
A record 69,000 runners turned out for one of Sydney's biggest races.
The co-founders say there just isn't enough interest.
He didn't go home empty-handed, however.
The new event is in addition to the women's 5K and the kid's run.
He wants to run a sub-12:50 5000m in Monaco.