Photographs from the 2015 Annual General Meeting

All of the following photographs were taken by Marcus Hoare during the course of the 2015 Melbourne Marathon Spartans Club Annual General Meeting. They have been reduced in size to make them more accessible on the web page, and are not ideal for printing. If you would like a larger image that can be printed, send an email to [email protected] providing the name of the image, for example DSC00122.jpg.

Our guest speaker on this occasion was Lavinia Petrie who was one of the first women in Australia compete in marathons (she ran 2:55 in 1977) and is still setting age-based Parkrun records in her 70s. She presented singlets to incoming Spartans as well as those achieving milestones.

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Fastest Spartans, 2014

Rob Follett being presented with the “Jack Gubbins Award” by immediate past president John Dean. Jack was ill and unable to attend.

Felicity Doolan being presented with the “Shirley Young Award” by Ron Young, Shirley’s husband and himself a Spartan

Felicity and Rob

New Spartans, 2015

Greg Bott

Peter Gallagher

Robert Gilbert

Leonard Hallett

Paul Hanson

Damien O’Connor

Daniel Pelly

Christine Lithgow

Peter Seal

Phillip Urquart

Simon Walker

Roland Williams

Adrian Woolard

David Wynn

Pamela Young

Max Zimmerman


All incoming Spartans at the meeting.

15 Year Spartans

Ray Cilia

Phil Green

Stewart Skinner

20 Year Spartans

Rod Bayley

Brian Glover

Keith Morrison

25 Year Spartans

Jay Fleming

Ken Watt

Ken, Lavinia, and Jay

30 Year Spartans

Russell Harris

Con Zanetidis

Con, Lavinia, and Russell

Hall of Fame

Jay Fleming, Brian Walsh, and Lavinia Petrie

Door Prize Winner and Brian Dixon

Christine Lithgow won the door prize. Special thanks to Active Feet who provided a very generous voucher.

Brian Dixon (S0100) pictured with Lavinia and Jay.


Guest speaker Lavinia Petrie being presented with a bouquet of flowers by Committee member Cath Bombardieri.

Shortly before the meeting started.