Run with like minded people from the inner west. Whether you are a beginner, returning to running after a break, chasing a personal best, or competing in an upcoming event – we will be there for you.

Being a recreational club, we just love running, also catering for those not so serious, who just want to get out and have a social chat and run.

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John Gray

2020 John was elected president, after many years as club secretary. While always a runner, John has improved his ability so much since joining the Hobbos. He has become an integral part of making sure the club remains successful.

Mark Maloney
Life Member

Mark was president from 2010 - 2018. He was our initial editor and publisher of our Home Runs, the club newsletter. Mark's contribution to the club is well acknowledged and appreciated, making him the first life member.

Peter Buissink
Treasurer / Life Member

Peter has been a Hobbo for close to two decades, and in the past a soccer player and sprinter. Peter does an enormous amount of work for our club as treasurer and for many years, race handicapper. Made was made Life Member in 2019 

Rob Falloon
2018 & 2019 President

Running has been a returning constant in Rob's life from secondary school days till now, although not always consistently with other active pursuits absorbing his time. Rob has been an active club and committee member since joining in 2012 and was elected President in November 2017. Rob Stepped down in 2020, but remains an active and highly valued committee member. Rob is also an experience L2 coach.

Eero Keranen
Club founder/Life Member and initial track trainer

Eero founded this club many years back and has been actively involved since. He was our initial head coach for Tuesday night track sessions, and co-ordinated all sessions solo. Eero is paramount to the athlete training and always someone who is great to bounce any running questions at. Eero was made life member in 2018

Mick Beasley
Club Handicapper / Timing Co-ordinator

Mick has been actively involved in the club for many years, and is the club handicapper. Mick is responsible for the setup and uploads of the timing data and equipment. He has been actively involved in running for many years in Hobsons Bay, and attended many nearby park runs.

Michael Slee
Newsletter Editor / Publisher

Michael has been a part of the furniture since his first handicap in 2003. Michael loves the idea of the Hobbos being 'a social club with a running problem'  and has been keen to maintain this unwritten philosophy by being an active committee member and recently putting his hand up to edit and publish home runs, the clubs newsletter.

Bronwyn 'Brony' Rowleson

Like all good runners, Brony takes everything in her stride. She was club elected secretary in 2020, just prior to our meeting moving from the clubrooms to virtual due to Covid. As if that wasn't enough challenge, Brony came on board at a time when the club was not only growing, but actively seeking to broaden our engagement in our community. We were also implementing a Run Leader coaching program at the time. Brony slotted right in and has overseen significant progress. Brony was also the initial founder of Williamston Cyril Curtain Reserve Park Run, and actively volunteers for other clubs and services. Brony's work is not done...

John Condon
Foundation Member, Club Patron & Life Member

John, along with a select few, run in the first handicap, making a foundation Hobbo. His running achievements include three handicap wins in a row, the only three-peat in Hobbos history. Despite hanging up his running shoes, John remained a fixture around the club at handicaps, minding keys at timeball runs and track sessions, gifts, and social events, John was made Patron in 2018 and a Life Member in 2021. Sadly John passed away on 15th November 2021. The club was made so much better by John being such an loyal member. We all miss John's jokes.

Brian Armstrong
Coaching Co-Ordinator / IT administration

Brian has been actively involved in sport for most of his life. He has been a volunteer coach in either wrestling, boxing, and running over the last 25 years, and is keen to assist any member with their athletic goals. Being in the IT industry, he is also the administor for this website and our Revsport site. He also creates most of the track session plans, assists with Race Timing and setup for our various Time Trials.