Hall of Fame

The Melbourne Marathon Spartans Club Hall of Fame honours those runners who have completed at least 30 Melbourne Marathons. Membership rules are as follows:

(1) Inductees into the Melbourne Marathon Spartans Club Inc. – Hall of Fame must have successfully completed thirty Melbourne Marathons.
(2) Inductees must be Financial Members of the Club at the time of induction.
(3) Inductees must be formally invited to join the Melbourne Marathon Spartans Club Inc. – Hall of Fame.
(4) Presentation of Hall of Fame certificates to be made at our Club’s Annual General Meeting following the invitee’s successful completion of their thirty Melbourne Marathons.
(5) Once inducted into the Melbourne Marathon Spartans Club Inc. – Hall of Fame, inductees will be listed as Hall of Fame members on our Club’s website.

Hall of Fame Members after 2020 Annual General Meeting

The runners listed below satisfy the criteria for Hall of Fame membership. The year of last completed Melbourne Marathon is shown in brackets.

Allen, Lorraine, SF0011 (2021)
Barker, Stephen, S0368 (2021)
Bartley, Duncan, S0791 (2021)
Battrick, Peter, S0005 (2015)
Biviano, Frank, S0007 (2017)
Bowes, Ken, S0173 (2019)
Burt, John, S0308 (2018)
Campbell, Ian, S0095 (2021)
Creamer, Hugh, S0180 (2021)
Dean, John, S0020 (2019)
Dobson, John, S0021 (2021)
Flegg, Bryan, S0115 (2019)
Foskey, David, S0025 (2021)
Gardner, Neville, S0030 (2019)
Gawne, Brian, S0190 (2012)
Glover, Lawrence, S0117 (2012)
Gubbins, John, S0037 (2007)
Harcoan, Chas, S0120 (2021)
Hargreaves, Bruce, S0039 (2021)
Harris, Russell, S0554 (2019)
Heine, Eric, S0872 (2021)
Hopkins, Jim, S0125 (2021)
Hunter, Keith, S0040 (2008)
Iovenitti, Carlo, S0394 (2019)
Kaparelis, John, S0749 (2019)
Karageorgiou, Manuel, S0045 (2016)
Lightowler, Steven, S0400 (2021)
Marshall, Kelvin, S0849 (2021)
Martin, Antony, S0133 (2015)
McNeice, Conor, S0131 (2014)
Moore, Andy, S0276 (2021)
Moore, Peter, S0277 (2017)
Nish, Dennis, S0138 (2019)
Ryan, Peter, S0069 (2014)
Summers, Grayson, S0290 (2021)
Tann, Richard, S0155 (2015)
Thiele, Brett, S0674 (2018)
Thompson, Wayne, S0078 (2021)
Walsh, Brian, S0599 (2019)
Weinstein, Roger, S0081 (2021)
Whitehand, Clarke, S0160 (2009)
Yatomi-Clarke, Jim, S0530 (2019)
Young, Shirley, SF0002 (2007)
Zanetidis, Con, S0607 (2021)

Hall of Fame Members present at 2013 Annual General Meeting for initial induction

Back: Brian Gawne, David Foskey, Manny Karageorgiou, Jim Hopkins, Frank Biviano, Carlo Iovenitti, Ron Young (on behalf of Shirley Young), Pete Battrick, Clarke Whitehand.
Middle: Antony Martin, Steven Lightowler, Roger Weinstein, Bruce Hargreaves, Chas Harcoan, Ken Bowes, Conor McNeice, Jack Gubbins, Brian Flegg, John Dobson.
Front: John Dean, Wayne Thompson, Nev Gardner, Grayson Summers, Ian Campbell, Peter Ryan
Absent: John Burt, Laurie Glover (deceased), Keith Hunter, Dennis Nish, Richard Tann, Shirley Young
 

Runners who have completed 15 to 42 Melbourne Marathons

The following achievements have been updated after the 2021 Marathon. The year of last completed Melbourne Marathon is shown in brackets. This data has been extracted from our database, and incomplete or inaccurate results are possible. Please let us know at djfoskey@ozemail.com.au if you believe corrections are required.
Legends have completed all 43 Melbourne Marathons.

  • John Dobson (2021)
  • David Foskey (2021)
  • Bruce “Digger” Hargreaves (2021)
  • Wayne Thompson (2021)
  • Roger Weinstein (2021)

The following runner has only missed one Melbourne Marathon.

  • Chas Harcoan (2021)

These Spartans have finished 41 Melbourne Marathons.

  • Ian Campbell (2021)
  • Bryan Flegg (2019)
  • Neville Gardner (An original Legend) (2019)
  • Jim Hopkins (2021)
  • Dennis Nish (2019)

These Spartans have finished 40 Melbourne Marathons.

  • Frank Biviano (2017)
  • Ken Bowes (2019)
  • Grayson Summers (2021)

This Spartan has finished 39 Melbourne Marathons.

  • Manny Karageorgiou (An original Legend) (2016)  (deceased)

These Spartan has finished 38 Melbourne Marathons.

  • Steven Lightowler (2021)

These Spartans have finished 37 Melbourne Marathons.

  • Peter Battrick (An original Legend) (2015)
  • Carlo Iovenitti (2019) (deceased)
  • Antony Martin (2015)
  • Peter Ryan (An original Legend) (2014)
  • Richard Tann (2015)

These runners have finished 35 Marathons.

  • John Burt (2018)
  • Kelvin Marshall (2021)

These runners have finished 34 Marathons.

  • Laurie Glover (deceased) (2012)
  • Russell Harris (2019)
  • Conor McNeice (2014)
  • Andy Moore (2021)
  • Brian Walsh (2019)
  • Con Zanetidis (2021)

These runners have completed 33 Marathons.

  • Stephen Barker (2021)
  • John Dean (An original Legend) (2019)
  • Jim Yatomi-Clarke (2019)

These runners have completed 32 Marathons.

  • Duncan Bartley (2021)
  • Hugh Creamer (2021)
  • Brian Gawne (2012)
  • John Kaparelis (2019)

These runners have completed 31 Marathons.

  • Lorraine Allen (2021)
  • Eric Heine (2021)
  • Brickley Hepburn (2010)
  • Pat Larkins (2011)
  • Peter Moore (deceased) (2017)
  • Brett Thiele (2018)

These runners have completed 30 Marathons.

  • Fleming, Jay, S1012 (2021) (To be admitted to Hall of Fame at the 2022 AGM)
  • Gainey, Ian, SW0001 (2021) (To be admitted to Hall of Fame at the 2022 AGM)
  • Jack Gubbins (An original Legend) (2007) (deceased)
  • Keith Hunter (2008)
  • Moore, Gregory, S0914 (2021) (To be admitted to Hall of Fame at the 2022 AGM)
  • Clarke Whitehand (2009)
  • Shirley Young (An original Legend) (2007) (deceased)

29 Runs

Craik, Jamie, S0738 (2021)
Kaszmarek, Francis, S0940 (2021)
Marsh, Trevor, S0751 (2021)
Moore, Andrew, S0655 (2016)
Payne, Gregory, S0930 (2021)
Watt, Ken, S0844 (2021)

28 Runs

Fuller, Jim, S0028 (2005)
Martin, Ross, S0055 (2006)
Page, Ashley, S0584 (2017)
Schaper, Stan, S0226 (2008)

27 Runs

Bowes, John, S0615 (2019)
Foley, Mark, S0979 (2021)
Jortikka, Kari, S0924 (2021)
Salter, John, S0347 (2009)
Zgainski, Ted, S0517 (2019)

26 Runs

Bridle, Mick, S0093 (2004)
Broberg, Robin, S0011 (2015)
Bulafkin, Malcolm, S0797 (2021)
Criddle, Gavin, S0973 (2021)
Elcock, Ken, S0022 (2003)
Mathews, Greg, S0056 (2003)
Newnham, Ian, S0755 (2012)
Pilkington, John, S0141 (2008)
Smith, Peter, S0717 (2019)
Standish, Raymond, S0151 (2013)
Twite, Ian, S1000 (2019)

25 Runs

Badman, Phil, S0002 (2002)
Bayley, Rod, S0612 (2021)
Blanchfield, Ray, S0008 (2002)
Carmichael, Robert, S0097 (2013)
Devonport, Lorraine, SF0017 (2013)
Field, Peter, S0321 (2013)
Hanley, Stan, S0038 (2002)
Harris, Ian, S0962 (2021)
Herft, Patrick, S0968 (2021)
Hough, Ken, S0266 (2005)
Jones, Leo, S0044 (2002)
Morrison, Keith, S0899 (2021)
Raskas, John, S0142 (2012)
Silcock-Delaney, Colin, S0147 (2004)
Waite, John, S0158 (2004)
Wines, Judy, SF0006 (2014)
Wood, Maxim, S0087 (2002)
Yong, Eric, S0681 (2010)

24 Runs

Barker, Steven, S0937 (2018)
Gerlach, Vern, S0033 (2001)
Glover, Brian, S0989 (2019)
Grafen, Chris, S1011 (2021)
Jonas, Pam, SF0009 (2010)
Miriklis, Michael, S1002 (2021)
Moody, Daryl, S0059 (2003)
Morrison, Andrew, S1001 (2021)
Reid, Colin, S0931 (2021)
Stanisic, Milan, S0933 (2021)
Wheeler, Doug, S0602 (2021)
Wilson, Maureen, SF0034 (2021)
Zeleznikow, John, S0682 (2014)

23 Runs

Craik, David, S0884 (2021)
Hill, Ron, S0202 (2004)
O’Neill, Karyn, SF0033 (2018)
Pollard, Garry, S0065 (2000)
Rabl, Dave, S0282 (2010)
Thompson, Vicki, SF0010 (2021)
Ziogos, Anne, SF0045 (2021)

22 Runs

Brown, Rob, S0175 (2002)
Gilbert, Alan, S0995 (2018)
Grant, Phillip, S0118 (2002)
Hammond, Laurie, S0700 (2017)
Kyte, William, S0473 (2005)
Lees, Stanley, S0048 (1999)
Lindsay, John, S0986 (2019)
Macaulay, Rob, S0477 (2006)
Matchett, Ken, S0215 (2005)
McGrath, Peter, S0130 (2001)
Morgan, George, S0785 (2014)
Penney, John, S0961 (2018)
Podreka, Vilim, S1052 (2021)
Robson, Peter, S0837 (2019)
White, Kevin, S0845 (2015)

21 Runs

Barry, Kevin, S0977 (2019)
Bartholomeusz, Mark, S0980 (2019)
Black, Peter, S1065 (2021)
Bohnke, Michael, S1015 (2018)
Brown, Gerard, S0733 (2013)
Cook, Damien, S0017 (1998)
Fickel, Bob, S0978 (2019)
FitzGerald, Peter, S1014 (2019)
Gubbins, Jim, S0119 (2005)
Hewitt, Graeme, S0123 (2001)
Lay, Graeme, S1023 (2018)
Muller, Glen, S0970 (2014)
O’Toole, Simon, S0344 (2003)
Penrose, Murray, S0659 (2007)
Reicher, Bernard, S0589 (2016)
Sturzaker, Jane, SF0052 (2021)
Surridge, Gerry, S0154 (1999)
Symons, George, S0769 (2012)
Tully, Brian, S0156 (1999)
Worsnop, Christopher, S1009 (2021)
Yonemori, Mitsuo, S1148 (2019)

20 Runs

Adams, John, S0729 (2019)
Black, Laurie, S0172 (1999)
Browne, Kevin, S0243 (2002)
Campbell, Chris, S1054 (2021)
Dalgleish, Barbara, SF0005 (2000)
Farley, Alan, S0114 (1998)
Felton, Jack, S0456 (2003)
Green, Philip, S1080 (2021)
Hall, John, S0194 (2001)
Hepburn, Grant, S0391 (2004)
Johnson, Russell, S0043 (1997)
Leggett, Ronald, S0821 (2010)
Lord, Geoff, S0049 (1997)
Martin, Vin, S0478 (2005)
McRae, Chas, S0052 (1997)
Miller, Steve, S1111 (2021)
Mitchell, Peter, S0654 (2013)
Morris, John, S0217 (1999)
Mudford, Lynden, S0060 (2008)
Nunn, Jill, SF0056 (2019)
O’Connell, Phillip, S0928 (2011)
Patton, Paul, S0064 (1997)
Raus, Otmar, S1079 (2021)
Russell, Gary, S1074 (2021)
Skinner, Stewart, S1087 (2021)
Smith, David, S0073 (1997)
Stolz, Juerg, S0075 (1997)
Styles, Dave, S1017 (2019)
Wenzlau, Chris, S0952 (2013)
Whitworth, Alex, S0882 (2021)
Williams, Reg, S0161 (1998)
Wilson, Chris, S0606 (2010)

19 Runs

Anderson, Garry, S0238 (2000)
Bartholomew, Ashley, S0951 (2016)
Blake, Garry, S0614 (2015)
Blood, Marie, SF0012 (2018)
Bombardieri, Cath, SF0068 (2021)
Camilleri, Vincent, S0094 (1999)
Cash, Terry, S0013 (1997)
Daffy, Tony, S0018 (1996)
Davis, John, S1056 (2012)
Fauvrelle, Karl, S0383 (2001)
Gorman, Michael, S1033 (2018)
Gregory, Maurice, S0635 (2017)
Harty, Brenton, S1098 (2021)
Kahlberg, Hilton, S0997 (2021)
Kerruish, Grahame, S0472 (2002)
Kuek, William, S0209 (1997)
Moodie, Roger, S0339 (2002)
Moore, Tom, S0163 (2017)
Murphy, Leigh, S1164 (2021)
Nelson, Peter, S0137 (1999)
Nicola, Jack, S0582 (2006)
Smith, Lester, S0984 (2015)
Tangey, Brian, S0421 (2006)
Turner, Gavan, S0971 (2016)
Virgona, Robert, S1120 (2021)
White, Geoff, S0083 (1997)
Whitehouse, Michael, S0084 (1996)
Wishart, Greg, S0162 (2003)
Wright, Greg, S1041 (2019)
Zachariadis, John, S1077 (2019)

18 Runs

Anderson, John, S0165 (2001)
Bakaitis, Saul, S0168 (2003)
Bowden, Kuniko, SF0060 (2021)
Bryar, Peter, S0439 (2003)
Byth, Simon, S1093 (2021)
Cassell, Ian, S0014 (1995)
Chandley, Kevin, S0311 (2001)
Cheeseman, Graham, S0376 (2010)
Dale, Michael, S1121 (2021)
Davies, Clive, S0105 (1998)
Dyer, George, S1140 (2021)
Eveston, Mike, S0455 (2001)
Fearn-wannan, Timothy, S1133 (2021)
Gray, Harold, S0035 (1995)
Grelis, Jim, S0385 (2002)
Kesarios, Michael, S1035 (2018)
KOFMAN, Paul, S1034 (2021)
Lennon, Chester, S1139 (2021)
Lewis, Debbie, SF0050 (2014)
McCarty, John, S0219 (2009)
Skipper, Mandy, SF0066 (2021)
Smith, Gary, S0838 (2007)
Swaney, John, S0291 (2006)

17 Runs

Alexander, Mark, S1138 (2021)
Bearsley, Peter, S0370 (2008)
Brockmuller, Ron, S1117 (2019)
Burt, Ashley, S1125 (2019)
De Stefanis, Paul, S0694 (2019)
Donkin, Jack, S0804 (2006)
Douglas, Kenneth, S1095 (2019)
Edgar, Michael, S0975 (2013)
Faulkner, Rodney, S0023 (1994)
Fawcett, John, S0024 (1994)
Fletcher, Robyn, SF0084 (2021)
Follett, Rob, S1152 (2021)
Freeman, Peter, S0027 (1994)
Gibbs, Max, S0922 (2008)
Girdwood, Mal, S0034 (1994)
Hunter, Neil, S0041 (1996)
Marsh, Kenneth, S0974 (2021)
Martin, Anthony, S0479 (2021)
McCormick, Richard, S1149 (2019)
McKeown, Cec, S0945 (1999)
McVean, Warren, S1150 (2021)
Milne, Campbell, S0216 (1996)
Palmer, Greg, S0489 (2007)
Parsons, Jim, S1142 (2021)
Peterson, Steve, S0585 (2001)
Rokahr, Darren, S0762 (2017)
Rolfe, David, S0764 (2007)
Shone, Peter, S0228 (1997)
Snowden, Garry, S0149 (1995)
Sproat, Geoffrey, S0352 (1999)
Stevens, Tony, S1161 (2021)
Struthers, Ian, S0152 (1995)
Styles, Keith, S0153 (1995)
Tsichrintzis, Theo, S0843 (2008)

16 Runs

Ashton, Peter, S0167 (2011)
Astill, Michael, S1190 (2021)
Astin, David, S0001 (1994)
Baulch, Robert, S0006 (1993)
Bechaz, Darryn, S0792 (2019)
Boyce, Robert, S1198 (2021)
Brennan, Burnie, S0092 (1995)
Buchanan, Alan, S1005 (2016)
Burt, Adrian, S1124 (2019)
Callaghan, Anne, SF0001 (1994)
Chibnall, John, S0099 (1997)
Cilia, Raymond, S0377 (2016)
Cossens, Gary, S0101 (2008)
Crameri, John, S1057 (2012)
Cunningham, John, S0249 (2003)
Davey, Ray, S0380 (1998)
Dimasi, Jim, S0252 (1999)
Duckworth, Steve, S0627 (2010)
Egan, Anthony, S1158 (2021)
Evagora, Michael, S1188 (2021)
Feldman, Peter, S0186 (1997)
Feldman, Elizabeth, SF0014 (2001)
Flores, Carlos, S0696 (2013)
Foster, Barry, S0697 (2012)
Furlane, Frank, S0189 (1995)
Grogan, Marty, S0192 (1995)
Gurvich, Daniel, S1004 (2015)
Harris, Steve, S1069 (2017)
Hart, Gerry, S0122 (2008)
Healey, Phillip, S1180 (2021)
Hollingsworth, Garry, S0124 (1994)
Iliadis, Georgia, SF0085 (2021)
Jeffs, Ernie, S0042 (1993)
Jenkins, Richard, S0330 (2012)
Kirkman, Dick, S0046 (1993)
Kovess, Andrew, S0047 (1994)
Marshall, Adam, S1128 (2019)
McCormack, David, S0480 (2010)
McIntyre, Michael, S1016 (2012)
Meager, Alan, S1146 (2019)
Mims, David, S0915 (2019)
Minogue, Des, S0484 (2004)
Murphy, Peter, S0218 (2009)
Nicoll, Peter, S0223 (1995)
Nolan, Trevor, S0061 (1994)
Noonan, Bill, S0341 (2010)
Ohlenrott, Bruce, S0830 (2007)
Podreka, Klaudio, S1203 (2021)
Prestney, Andrew, S1147 (2021)
Skahill, Bernie, S0229 (2009)
Smith, Ken, S1134 (2018)
Sonneveld, Stephen, S1068 (2019)
Spiller, John, S0074 (1993)
Stephens, Colleen, SF0021 (2011)
Tham, Michelle, SF0087 (2021)
Ubl, Vac, S0157 (1994)
van der Heyde, Sid, S0507 (1999)
Vince, Peter, S0935 (2007)
Ward, Denis, S1189 (2021)
Waters, Robert, S0360 (1997)
Watts, Harry, S0428 (2005)
White, Gary, S0362 (2004)
Whiteoak, Mike, S0085 (2010)
Williams, Dale, S1169 (2019)
Wilson, George, S0936 (2010)
Wood, Peter, S0296 (1995)
Zervos, Mike, S1174 (2021)

15 Runs

Alford, Graeme, S0518 (1999)
Baines, Kester, S1021 (2019)
Bannister, Pete, S0003 (1993)
Barratt, Kevin, S0435 (1999)
Bartlett, Richard, S0170 (2005)
Barton, Paul, S1186 (2019)
Bedford, Kathy, SF0062 (2015)
Bell, John, S0090 (1993)
Bishop, Peter, S0855 (2016)
Boyne, Ron, S0438 (2012)
Bradd, Les, S0010 (1992)
Branigan, Vincent, S0794 (2003)
Butler, Bret, S1176 (2021)
Campbell, William, S0373 (1998)
Carson, Ian, S0098 (1993)
Chester, Darren, S1231 (2021)
Clancy, Des, S0312 (1998)
Dall, John, S0181 (1995)
Dean, Shayne, SF0031 (2007)
Distiller, Michael, S0999 (2009)
Dominick, Marshall, S0183 (1994)
Dunning, Robert, S0921 (2008)
Elterman, Julie, SF0013 (2003)
Embleton, Robert, S0889 (2008)
Emerson, Andrew, S0112 (2012)
Farrington, Andrew, S1108 (2016)
Feery, Louise, SF0089 (2019)
Finlayson, Kim, S0912 (2019)
Fitzpatrick, Bill, S0457 (1999)
Galati, Lorenzo, S1184 (2019)
Galea, David, S1042 (2021)
Garner, Sue, SF0090 (2019)
Gawne, Lynette, SF0019 (2000)
Gay, John, S0957 (2013)
Graham, Lee, S0809 (2008)
Hallett, Leonard, S1202 (2021)
Hamilton, Roy, S0260 (1995)
Hamilton-Ritchie, Duncan, S0261 (1995)
Heffernan, Michael, S0263 (1995)
Herbert, Cynthia, SF0003 (1996)
Hewitt, Peter, S0328 (1996)
Holt, Christine, SF0025 (2002)
Hutchinson, Murray, S0205 (1999)
Huysmans, Casey, S0392 (1998)
Jackson, William, S1294 (2018)
KACZKOWSKI, Juri, S1113 (2017)
Kelly, Merilyn, SF0026 (2005)
Kondogonis, John, S1223 (2021)
Lilliss, Ted, S0644 (2000)
Lloyd, Owen, S0645 (2004)
Loucas, Harry, S0334 (1998)
Lynch, Michael, S0335 (1996)
Madigan, Bob, S0054 (1992)
Maher, John, S0273 (1995)
Martin, Dean, S1230 (2021)
Matthey, Geoffrey, S0134 (1993)
Mc Lay, David, S0221 (1994)
Mc Sweeney, John, S0222 (1994)
McGrath, John, S1122 (2019)
McIntosh, Greg, S1048 (2013)
McTaggart, Chris, S1167 (2021)
Milburn, Harry, S0136 (1993)
Moses, Kevin, S0406 (1997)
Nayyar, Anil, S1225 (2021)
O Brien, Vin, S0139 (1993)
Parsons, Russell, S0063 (1992)
Pelly, Daniel, S1220 (2021)
Power, Bob, S0760 (2002)
Richards, Rob, S0836 (2010)
Rosa, Domenic, S0416 (2016)
Sanderson, Graeme, S0959 (2007)
Sapkin, Robert, S0715 (2014)
Seal, Peter, S1218 (2021)
Shanley, Terry, S0146 (1993)
Slater, Maria, SF0055 (2019)
Stephens, Mark, S0594 (2008)
Stewart, Phil, S0669 (2008)
Stokes, Douglas, S1028 (2015)
Taylor, Scott, S1091 (2017)
Taylor, Gary, S0673 (2019)
Thompson, John, S0854 (2004)
Trevaskis, Steven, S1197 (2018)
Trist, John, S0842 (2003)
Verhagen, Henk, S1092 (2016)
Visser, Jeff, S0597 (1999)
Vlahandreas, Dimitrious, S0294 (1995)
Walch, Bill, S0508 (2003)
Walker, Simon, S1214 (2021)
Watson, Chris, S1030 (2012)
Wheatley, Michael, S1384 (2019)
Woodhart, Graham, S0234 (1994)
Woolard, Adrian, S1216 (2021)
Young, Pamela, SF0093 (2021)
Young, Ron, S0364 (1997)
Zimmermann, Max, S1204 (2021)