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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


A great day for a long run

A great day for a long run

2017 Melbourne Marathon
A big contingent of MUAC athletes took advantage of unusually benign conditions on Sunday morning at the Melbourne Marathon Festival, with lots of personal bests and two race victories topping the highlights list. Makda Haji continued her…
MUAC rolls on at AV Shield

MUAC rolls on at AV Shield

AV Shield Round 2
MUAC continued it’s fine start to the track and field season, winning Division One Women with the highest score in the state, and Division One Men joining them atop the podium with a score just 50…
And we're off...

And we’re off…

AV Shield Round 1
The track and field season kicked off on Saturday with Round 1 of AV Shield at five tracks across Victoria.  MUAC athletes were mostly eastside at Tom Kelly Athletics Track in Doncaster. A big shout out…
MUAC right at home at Princes Park Relays

MUAC right at home at Princes Park Relays

XCR’17 Round 10: Princes Park Relays
MUAC welcomed more than 1100 athletes to Princes Park, our home turf, for the final round of the 2017 Athletics Victoria winter season. There was a big MUAC presence throughout the park with 50…
Weightman wins gold as team shines

Weightman wins gold as team shines

Round 9 XCR’17: Burnley Half Marathon
Lisa Weightman led MUAC’s Premier Women’s team to a season high fourth place at the Victorian Half Marathon Championships on Sunday.  Weightman claimed her first Victorian Half Marathon title and joined with Lisa Dick,…
Students hit the heights in Taipei

Students hit the heights in Taipei

29th Summer Universiade, Taipei 2017
7 Melbourne University students  joined a strong Australian team competing at the 29th Summer Universiade in Taipei, an international sporting event second only to the Olympic Games with more than 170 nations and 10,000 athletes…
Royal rumble in London

Royal rumble in London

2017 IAAF World Championships London
Amidst a high drama 20km race walk on the Mall between Buckingham Palace and Admiralty Arch, Regan Lamble fought hard to be the first Australian home in 22nd place, in 1:31:30. Up front the race…
Good times at the beach for Ekiden

Good times at the beach for Ekiden

Round 8 XCR’17: Anglesea Ekiden Relays
A trip to the beach finished off a solid stint of racing for MUAC, with four races in six weeks testing our dedication and fitness.  Six MUAC teams hit the Surf Coast to race…
Wild winds at Lake Wendouree

Wild winds at Lake Wendouree

Round 7 XCR’17: Lake Wendouree Road Race
The sight of the bus driver wrestling the wheel against the gale force winds on the Western Highway was fair warning of the challenges ahead for MUAC athletes in Ballarat for Round 7…
MUAC chills out at Albert Park

MUAC chills out at Albert Park

Round 6 XCR’17: Albert Park Road Race
A flotilla of MUAC athletes sailed around Albert Park Lake on Sunday morning, ignoring the cool air and rising winds to run some impressive races, claim two medals and some valuable premiership points.…
MUAC leaves it all on the track

MUAC leaves it all on the track

Round 5 XCR’17: Sandown Road Relays
MUAC was in the thick of the action with a record number of athletes taking to the Sandown Racetrack amongst the 450+ teams for Sandown Road Relays. The day was crowned by a very…
MUAC three fly in Fiji

MUAC three fly in Fiji

2017 Oceania Athletics Championships
The 2017 Oceania Athletics Area Championships in Fiji provided the opportunity for three MUAC athletes to make their debut in Green and Gold. Kat Iannello, Kate Abfalter and Nick Masini all medalled in their events which…
Vale The Honourable Allan William McDonald AO QC

Vale The Honourable Allan William McDonald AO QC

Melbourne University Athletics Club, it’s members, committee and alumni extend our most sincere sympathy to the family of our longstanding Patron. Hon Justice Alan McDonald AO QC served as a Supreme Court Judge from 1988 to 2002.  In his final…
Hills and exams no obstacle for MUAC at Bundoora

Hills and exams no obstacle for MUAC at Bundoora

Round 4 XCR17: Victorian Cross Country Championships
MUAC turned out in force for Round 4 of XCR17 with 35 athletes heading to the highest point in metropolitan Melbourne, Bundoora Park, for the 2017 Victorian Cross Country Championships. State titles and…