Hall of Fame

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.

The following achievements have been updated after the 2017 Marathon. The last completed Melbourne Marathon is shown in brackets.

Legends

Legends have completed all 40 Melbourne Marathons. The six Legends are:

  • Frank Biviano (2017)
  • John Dobson (2017)
  • David Foskey (2017)
  • Bruce “Digger” Hargreaves (2017)
  • Wayne Thompson (2017)
  • Roger Weinstein (2017)

Spartans Who Have Run 30 or more Melbourne Marathons

The following runners have only missed one Melbourne Marathon.

  • Ian Campbell (2017)
  • Bryan Flegg (2017)
  • Neville Gardner (An original Legend) (2017)
  • Chas Harcoan (2017)
  • Manny Karageorgiou (An original Legend) (2016)  (deceased)
  • Dennis Nish (2017)

These Spartans have finished 38 Melbourne Marathons.

  • Ken Bowes (2017)
  • Jim Hopkins (2017)

These Spartans have finished 37 Melbourne Marathons.

  • Peter Battrick (An original Legend) (2015)
  • Antony Martin (2015)
  • Peter Ryan (An original Legend) (2014)
  • Grayson Summers (2017)
  • Richard Tann (2015)

These Spartans have finished 35 Marathons.

  • Carlo Iovenitti (2016)
  • Steven Lightowler (2016)

These runners have finished 34 Marathons.

  • John Burt (2017)
  • Laurie Glover (deceased) (2012)
  • Conor McNeice (2014)

This runner has completed 33 Marathons.

These runners have completed 32 Marathons.

  • John Dean (An original Legend) (2011)
  • Brian Gawne (2012)
  • Russell Harris (2017)
  • Brian Walsh (2017)
  • Con Zanetidis (2017)

These runners have completed 31 Marathons.

  • Hugh Creamer (2016)
  • Brickley Hepburn (2010)
  • Pat Larkins (2011)
  • Andy Moore (2017)
  • Peter Moore (2017)
  • Jim Yatomi-Clarke (2016)

These runners have completed 30 Marathons.

  • Stephen Barker (2017)
  • Jack Gubbins (An original Legend) (2007) (deceased)
  • Keith Hunter (2008)
  • Clarke Whitehand (2009)
  • Shirley Young (An original Legend) (2007) (deceased)

Back: Brian Gawne, David Foskey, Manny Karageorgiou, Jim Hopkins, Frank Biviano, Carlo Iovenitti, Ron Young, Pete Battrick, Clarke Whitehand.
Middle: Tony 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

Hall of Fame Members present at 2013 Annual General Meeting

 

Spartans Who Have Run 15 or more Melbourne Marathons

The following Spartans have run 15 or more Melbourne Marathons. John Kaparelis and Brett Thiele who have now completed 30 are eligible for admission to the Hall of Fame at the 2019 Annual General Meeting.

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.

30 Runs

Kaparelis, John (2017)

Thiele, Brett (2017)


29 Runs

Bartley, Duncan (2017)

Moore, Andrew (2016)


28 Runs

Allen, Lorraine (2017)
Martin, Ross (2006)

Fuller, Jim (2005)
Page, Ashley (2017)

Heine, Eric (2017)
Schaper, Stan (2008)


27 Runs

Fleming, Jay (2017)
Salter, John (2009)

Gainey, Ian (2017)

Moore, Gregory (2017)


26 Runs

Bridle, Mick (2004)
Elcock, Ken (2003)
Newnham, Ian (2012)
Standish, Raymond (2013)

Broberg, Robin (2015)
Marsh, Trevor (2017)
Payne, Gregory (2017)
Watt, Ken (2017)

Craik, Jamie (2017)
Mathews, Greg (2003)
Pilkington, John (2008)


25 Runs

Blanchfield, Ray (2002)
Devonport, Lorraine (2013)
Hough, Ken (2005)
Raskas, John (2012)
Wood, Maxim (2002)

Bowes, John (2016)
Field, Peter (2013)
Jones, Leo (2002)
Waite, John (2004)
Yong, Eric (2010)

Carmichael, Robert (2013)
Hanley, Stan (2002)
Kaszmarek, Francis (2016)
Wines, Judy (2014)
Zgainski, Ted (2017)


24 Runs

Badman, Phil (2002)
Jonas, Pam (2010)
Smith, Peter (2017)

Foley, Mark (2017)
Moody, Daryl (2003)
Zeleznikow, John (2014)

Gerlach, Vern (2001)
Silcock-Delaney, Colin (2004)


23 Runs

Barker, Steven (2016)
Grant, Phillip (2002)
Pollard, Garry (2000)

Bulafkin, Malcolm (2017)
Harris, Ian (2017)
Rabl, Dave (2010)

Criddle, Gavin (2017)
Hill, Ron (2004)
Twite, Ian (2016)


22 Runs

Bayley, Rod (2017)
Hammond, Laurie (2017)
Lees, Stanley (1999)
McGrath, Peter (2001)
O’Neill, Karyn (2017)

Brown, Rob (2002)
Herft, Patrick (2017)
Macaulay, Rob (2006)
Morgan, George (2014)
Stanisic, Milan (2016)

Glover, Brian (2017)
Kyte, William (2005)
Matchett, Ken (2005)
Morrison, Keith (2017)
White, Kevin (2015)


21 Runs

Brown, Gerard (2013)
Gilbert, Alan (2017)
Hewitt, Graeme (2001)
Morrison, Andrew (2017)
Penney, John (2017)
Reid, Colin (2017)
Symons, George (2012)
Wilson, Maureen (2016)

Cook, Damien (1998)
Grafen, Chris (2017)
Jortikka, Kari (2017)
Muller, Glen (2014)
Penrose, Murray (2007)
Styles, Dave (2017)
Tully, Brian (1999)
Ziogos, Anne (2013)

Craik, David (2017)
Gubbins, Jim (2005)
Miriklis, Michael (2017)
O’Toole, Simon (2003)
Reicher, Bernard (2016)
Surridge, Gerry (1999)
Wheeler, Doug (2017)


20 Runs

Barry, Kevin (2016)
Dalgleish, Barbara (2000)
FitzGerald, Peter (2016)
Johnson, Russell (1997)
Lindsay, John (2017)
Mitchell, Peter (2013)
Patton, Paul (1997)
Stolz, Juerg (1997)
Williams, Reg (1998)

Black, Laurie (1999)
Farley, Alan (1998)
Hall, John (2001)
Lay, Graeme (2017)
Lord, Geoff (1997)
Morris, John (1999)
Robson, Peter (2012)
Thompson, Vicki (2017)
Wilson, Chris (2010)

Browne, Kevin (2002)
Felton, Jack (2003)
Hepburn, Grant (2004)
Leggett, Ronald (2010)
McRae, Chas (1997)
Mudford, Lynden (2008)
Smith, David (1997)
Wenzlau, Chris (2013)


19 Runs

Anderson, Garry (2000)
Camilleri, Vincent (1999)
Davis, John (2012)
Gregory, Maurice (2017)
Martin, Vin (2005)
Nelson, Peter (1999)
Podreka, Vilim (2017)
Tangey, Brian (2006)
Whitehouse, Michael (1996)

Bartholomew, Ashley (2016)
Cash, Terry (1997)
Fauvrelle, Karl (2001)
Kerruish, Grahame (2002)
Moodie, Roger (2002)
Nicola, Jack (2006)
Smith, Lester (2015)
Turner, Gavan (2016)
Wishart, Greg (2003)

Blake, Garry (2015)
Daffy, Tony (1996)
Fickel, Bob (2017)
Kuek, William (1997)
Moore, Tom (2017)
O’Connell, Phillip (2011)
Sturzaker, Jane (2017)
White, Geoff (1997)


18 Runs

Adams, John (2017)
Bartholomeusz, Mark (2016)
Bohnke, Michael (2017)
Cassell, Ian (1995)
Davies, Clive (1998)
Gray, Harold (1995)
McCarty, John (2009)
Swaney, John (2006)
Yonemori, Mitsuo (2017)

Anderson, John (2001)
Black, Peter (2017)
Bryar, Peter (2003)
Chandley, Kevin (2001)
Eveston, Mike (2001)
Grelis, Jim (2002)
Nunn, Jill (2017)
Worsnop, Christopher (2017)

Bakaitis, Saul (2003)
Blood, Marie (2016)
Campbell, Chris (2017)
Cheeseman, Graham (2010)
Gorman, Michael (2017)
Lewis, Debbie (2014)
Smith, Gary (2007)
Wright, Greg (2016)


17 Runs

Bearsley, Peter (2008)
Faulkner, Rodney (1994)
Gibbs, Max (2008)
Hunter, Neil (1996)
KOFMAN, Paul (2014)
Milne, Campbell (1996)
Raus, Otmar (2017)
Russell, Gary (2017)
Snowden, Garry (1995)
Styles, Keith (1995)
Zachariadis, John (2017)

Donkin, Jack (2006)
Fawcett, John (1994)
Girdwood, Mal (1994)
Kahlberg, Hilton (2017)
McKeown, Cec (1999)
Palmer, Greg (2007)
Rokahr, Darren (2017)
Shone, Peter (1997)
Sproat, Geoffrey (1999)
Tsichrintzis, Theo (2008)

Edgar, Michael (2013)
Freeman, Peter (1994)
Green, Philip (2017)
Kesarios, Michael (2017)
Miller, Steve (2017)
Peterson, Steve (2001)
Rolfe, David (2007)
Skinner, Stewart (2017)
Struthers, Ian (1995)
Whitworth, Alex (2016)


16 Runs

Ashton, Peter (2011)
Bombardieri, Cath (2017)
Chibnall, John (1997)
Crameri, John (2012)
Dimasi, Jim (1999)
Feldman, Elizabeth (2001)
Furlane, Frank (1995)
Harris, Steve (2017)
Hollingsworth, Garry (1994)
Kirkman, Dick (1993)
McIntyre, Michael (2012)
Nicoll, Peter (1995)
Ohlenrott, Bruce (2007)
Ubl, Vac (1994)
Virgona, Robert (2017)
White, Gary (2004)
Wood, Peter (1995)

Astin, David (1994)
Brennan, Burnie (1995)
Cilia, Raymond (2016)
Cunningham, John (2003)
Duckworth, Steve (2010)
Flores, Carlos (2013)
Grogan, Marty (1995)
Hart, Gerry (2008)
Jeffs, Ernie (1993)
Kovess, Andrew (1994)
Minogue, Des (2004)
Nolan, Trevor (1994)
Skahill, Bernie (2009)
Van Der Heyd, Sid (1999)
Waters, Robert (1997)
Whiteoak, Mike (2010)

Baulch, Robert (1993)
Buchanan, Alan (2016)
Cossens, Gary (2008)
Davey, Ray (1998)
Feldman, Peter (1997)
Foster, Barry (2012)
Gurvich, Daniel (2015)
Harty, Brenton (2017)
Jenkins, Richard (2012)
McCormack, David (2010)
Murphy, Peter (2009)
Noonan, Bill (2010)
Spiller, John (1993)
Vince, Peter (2007)
Watts, Harry (2005)
Wilson, George (2010)


15 Runs

Alford, Graeme (1999)
Bartlett, Richard (2005)
Bell, John (1993)
Boyce, Robert (2017)
Branigan, Vincent (2003)
Byth, Simon (2017)
Carson, I (1993)
Dall, John (1995)
Distiller, Michael (2009)
Dunning, Robert (2008)
Embleton, Robert (2008)
Fearn-wannan, Timothy (2017)
Gawne, Lynette (2000)
Hamilton, Roy (1995)
Herbert, Cynthia (1996)
Hutchinson, Murray (1999)
Kelly, Merilyn (2005)
Lloyd, Owen (2004)
Madigan, Bob (1992)
Marshall, Adam (2017)
Mc Sweeney, John (1994)
Meager, Alan (2017)
Moses, Kevin (1997)
Power, Bob (2002)
ROBINSON, GERALDINE (2005)
Sapkin, Robert (2014)
Smith, Ken (2017)
Stephens, Colleen (2011)
Taylor, Scott (2017)
Verhagen, Henk (2016)
Walch, Bill (2003)
Young, Ron (1997)

Bannister, Pete (1993)
Bechaz, Darryn (2017)
Bishop, Peter (2016)
Boyne, Ron (2012)
Brockmuller, Ron (2017)
Callaghan, Anne (1993)
Clancy, Des (1998)
De Stefanis, Paul (2016)
Dominick, Marshall (1994)
Dyer, George (2017)
Emerson, Andrew (2012)
Fitzpatrick, Bill (1999)
Gay, John (2013)
Hamilton-Ritchie, Duncan (1995)
Hewitt, Peter (1996)
Huysmans, Casey (1998)
Lennon, Chester (2017)
Loucas, Harry (1998)
Maher, John (1995)
Matthey, Geoffrey (1993)
McCormick, Richard (2017)
Milburn, Harry (1993)
O Brien, Vin (1993)
Prestney, Andrew (2017)
Rosa, Domenic (2016)
Shanley, Terry (1993)
Sonneveld, Stephen (2014)
Stewart, Phil (2008)
Thompson, John (2004)
Visser, Jeff (1999)
Watson, Chris (2012)

Barratt, Kevin (1999)
Bedford, Kathy (2015)
Bowden, Kuniko (2017)
Bradd, Les (1992)
Burt, Ashley (2017)
Campbell, William (1998)
Dale, Michael (2017)
Dean, Shayne (2007)
Douglas, Kenneth (2017)
Elterman, Julie (2003)
Farrington, Andrew (2016)
Fletcher, Robyn (2017)
Graham, Lee (2008)
Heffernan, Michael (1995)
Holt, Christine (2002)
KACZKOWSKI, Juri (2017)
Lilliss, Ted (2000)
Lynch, Michael (1996)
Marsh, Kenneth (2016)
Mc Lay, David (1994)
McIntosh, Greg (2013)
Mims, David (2017)
Parsons, Russell (1992)
Richards, Rob (2010)
Sanderson, Graeme (2007)
Skipper, Mandy (2017)
Stephens, Mark (2008)
Stokes, Douglas (2015)
Trist, John (2003)
Vlahandreas, Dimitrious (1995)
Woodhart, Graham (1994)