The 2018 Annual General Meeting was held on the Monday the 1st of October with a record number of members present. Our speaker was Sonia O’Sullivan: Cross Country World champion, four time Olympian and silver medalist, former holder of the 2000m world record are just some of her achievements. Sonia took us through her career sharing her triumphs and some disappointments. She recounted her history of running her seven marathons as well giving insights into her training.
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This is definitely a first: Sonia has written an article prompted by the AGM!
Life Member Awards
Sonia O’Sullivan presenting Jay Fleming with his Life Member certificate.
Sonia O’Sullivan presenting David Foskey with his Life Member certificate.
Jay Fleming, Sonia O’Sullivan and David Foskey
Hall of Fame Inductees
Honorary Spartan, Tyler Parfuss
David Foskey presenting a Spartan cap to Tyler Parfuss
David and Tyler. (see here for more on Tyler.)
2017 Fastest Spartans
Kirsten Jackson (3:10:57) being presented with the “Shirley Young” Award by Ron Young and Christine Weatherly.
Andrew Selby (2:44:20) being presented with the “Jack Gubbins” Award by Peter Battrick
10 Year Spartans
Males, Group Photo 1
Males, Group Photo 2
Females, Group Photo
15 Year Spartans
15 Year Group
20 Year Spartan
25 Year Spartan
30 Year Spartans
Peter Moore, Sonia O’Sullivan, Andy Moore
35 Year Spartan
40 Year Spartans
Chas Harcoan, Sonia O’Sullivan, Dennis Nish, Ian Campbell, Bryan Flegg, Nev Gardner
A view of some of the approximately 250 attendees before the meeting had started
Another view showing memorabilia on display and merchandise
Spartans President Jay Fleming
Committee member Matt Callaghan with Vicky Chung
Legends Roger Weinstein, Wayne Thompson, John Dobson, Sonia O’Sullivan, David Foskey. Frank Biviano and Bruce Hargreaves could not attend.
Many of the club’s photographs have been collated into display books. Thanks to John Dean for the work and IMG for a donation.
Before members started arriving.