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With a proud history dating back to 1873, Melbourne University Athletics Club is one of the oldest sporting clubs in Australia. Over the years, MUAC has been the home club for many famous athletes including Olympic and Commonwealth Games and world championships champions, medallists and competitors.

One of the strongest athletics clubs in Australia, MUAC remains the athletics club of choice for current and past Melbourne University students, staff and friends.  >read more


Practice makes perfect at Melbourne Marathon

Practice makes perfect at Melbourne Marathon

2019 Melbourne Marathon
Marathon Matt Connolly, 2:38:44 Shohei Waller, 2:41:22 Daniel Brundel, 2:53:17 Gabriella Springall, 3:12:43 Michael Dardis, 3:12:44 Conor Renouf, 2:58:18 Adam Hannah, 2:54:27 Tatsuya Nozaki, 2:44:07 Gerarde Kelly, 3:44:15 Aislinn Prendergast, 3:09:46 Jeremy Hargreaves, 2:56:41 Eric Tian, 3:23:33…
Stampfl honoured by IAAF

Stampfl honoured by IAAF

Legendary MUAC coach Franz Stampfl has been honoured by the IAAF in the first group of coaches to be recognised with World Athletics Heritage Plaques. Stampfl coached at Melbourne University for more than thirty five years, guiding generations of MUAC…
Hot news from Doha

Hot news from Doha

IAAF World Athletics Championships Doha 2019

Rapid Wrap

Day 1, Friday 27th September

Catriona Bisset, 800m Round 1. 6th place. 2:05.33 Bisset took comfortable position in second place once the field left their lanes after a scorching start by Winnie…
MUAC trio to star in Doha

MUAC trio to star in Doha

IAAF World Athletics Championships Doha 2019
Catriona Bisset Club & State: MUAC, VIC Resident: Melbourne Occupation: Student (Master of Architecture, Diploma in Languages (Chinese)) Event & PB: 800m 1:58.78 (London GBR, 21 July 2019) Coach: Peter Fortune Social Media (Twitter/Instagram): …
MUAC defends Tan Relays title

MUAC defends Tan Relays title

XCR19 Round 10: Tan Relays
MUAC’s Premier Women defended their 2018 Tan Relays title and pushed the team onto the podium for the season.  Behind them, the Division 3 Women took victory as well ensuring they will be promoted to…
MUAC takes the long run into promotion zone

MUAC takes the long run into promotion zone

XCR19 Round 9: Burnley Half Marathon
MUAC took a strong team to the Victorian Half Marathon Championships on Yarra Boulevard. Strong performances across the women’s teams put MUAC’s Division 3 team into a promotion spot. The medico stacked Division 3…
MUAC out and about

MUAC out and about

2019 De Castella Fun Run and Shepparton Marathon
A small expeditionary force of MUAC athletes and partners was in action this past weekend at the Shepparton Running Festival. Stationed in the regional outpost of Benalla, the MUAC crew arrived in…
Weightman breaks Australian All-Comers Record on Sunshine Coast

Weightman breaks Australian All-Comers Record on Sunshine Coast

2019 Australian Half Marathon Championships
Lisa Weightman broke the Australian all-comers’ record and picked up an AU$25,000 bonus in taking the Australian half-marathon championship on Queensland’s Sunshine Coast on Sunday . Races between evenly-matched contenders sometimes become cat-and-mouse affairs, but…
Fast times out west for MUAC

Fast times out west for MUAC

XCR19 Round 7: Lake Wendouree Road Race
MUAC’s Premier Women continued their good team form at Lake Wendouree Road Race with a 3rd place, consolidating 4th on the ladder. Lead by Elly Benson (12th, 56:17), the team took to the…
Bisset sets Australian record in London

Bisset sets Australian record in London

Catriona Bisset has broken the second oldest record in Australian athletics, running 1:58.78 for second place to break Charlene Rendina’s 1976 mark at the Anniversary Games, London’s leg of the Diamond League. Bisset, in her Diamond League debut, quickly tucked…
Fit forty fly around Lakeside

Fit forty fly around Lakeside

XCR19 Round 6: Lakeside 10
Stella Radford and Charlie Park led home big MUAC teams in a deep Lakeside:10, the Victorian 10km Road Championships.  Radford and Park both finished sixth to anchor strong Premier Division teams. There were plentiful personal…
Bisset bags gold at Universiade

Bisset bags gold at Universiade

30th Summer Universiade
The barnstorming 2019 season has continued for The University of Melbourne’s Catriona Bisset, claiming the gold medal in the women’s 800m. In a rough final, Bisset shrugged off a number of knocks and checks in the final…
Hot racing on the track at Sandown

Hot racing on the track at Sandown

XCR19 Round 5: Sandown Road Relays
MUAC’s Premier Women’s team took third place at Sandown on Saturday, topping a solid day of racing for six MUAC teams.  The Premier Men’s race saw the top three teams separated by just 21…
Melbourne Uni athletes to feature in Naples

Melbourne Uni athletes to feature in Naples

30th Summer Universiade Preview
A strong Australian team of 51 track and field athletes will commence competition on day five of the 30th edition of the multi-sport Summer Universiade, being held in Naples (Italy) this week. At the Games, 18…