Welcome

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


MUAC Guide for Freshers

MUAC Guide for Freshers

Just arrived at University of Melbourne? Feeling like the new kid on the block and not sure what to do? Get involved in some athletics. Follow these 3 steps and check the FAQ below for more.

Step 1: Say hello.

Across this wide brown land

Across this wide brown land

Around the grounds
28/1/19 MUAC athletes took to the track and field across Australia over the long weekend.

Hunter Track Classic

Reilly Shaw, 1500m, 7th, 3:47.15 Nick Earl, 3000m Steeplechase, 5th, 9:19.98

Victorian Country Championships

WOP 400m: Rosamond Gilden 61.48;…
Raise The Bar Academy still on the up

Raise The Bar Academy still on the up

For the fifth consecutive year, Athletics Australia and the University of Melbourne have partnered to host the Raise the Bar Academy (RTBA). Raise the Bar Academy is an exciting residential camp program specifically for Australian Indigenous secondary school students in…
Finals loom for MUAC

Finals loom for MUAC

AV Shield Round 10
University eyes are turned to the AV Shield Final with two rounds remaining in the season. Pole vaulters led the way with Dawn Hartigan topping all scoring with 589 points for her 2.80m. Her squad mates…
High and fast as 2019 kicks off

High and fast as 2019 kicks off

AV Shield Round 9 and Around the Grounds
MUAC athletes were prominent around the country as competition resumed with a frenzy in 2019. Joel Baden’s 2.20m jump started the AV Shield meet at Werribee right, after a short search for…
Montag and Raise The Bar nominated for Vic Sport Awards

Montag and Raise The Bar nominated for Vic Sport Awards

2018 Victorian Sport Awards
Congratulations to Jemima Montag on her nomination for the Governor’s Award Victorian Female Athlete of the Year – Kitty McEwan Award Raise The Bar Academy, a partnership between Melbourne University and Athletics Australia is nominated for…
MUAC in the eye of the storm

MUAC in the eye of the storm

Around the grounds
16/12/18 Zatopek:10 Pole Vault Christian Paynter, 4:30m Leon D’Onofrio, 4:10m Nick Masini, 3:90m Isabelle Napier, 3:50m Kath Iannello, 3.50m Tamara Mancuso, 3:30m Kate Abfalter, 3:30m Kira Davey, 3.10m Long Jump Jarrod Pageot, 7.11m 1500m Matt Scott, 3:54.32…
On Track Program launches

On Track Program launches

The University’s On Track program launched on Monday 10 December, with 18 high school students participating in their first training session with 2016 Olympian Peter Bol. The program is designed for high school students of African descent who demonstrate an…
Bisset to take the lead

Bisset to take the lead

Women Leaders in Sport Program
Master of Architecture student, MUAC member and Elite Athlete Program member Catriona Bisset has been selected for Sport Australia’s Women Leaders in Sport program for 2019, and will attend a leadership workshop in Melbourne next…
A bold step into the unknown at Shield

A bold step into the unknown at Shield

AV Shield Round 7
An adventurous bunch of MUAC athletes trekked into the unknown on Saturday, competing at the first even round of AV Shield at Keilor Park. Prominent amongst the  cohort were members of MUAC’s development distance group, making…

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Uni out in force at State Relays

Uni out in force at State Relays

2018 Victorian Track Relay Championships
Ten teams of MUAC athletes fronted up to Hagenauer Reserve for the first big championship opportunity of the season, and one of MUAC’s focal points for the summer of track and field. We aim to…
Men back on top at AV Shield

Men back on top at AV Shield

AV Shield Round 6
A small but elite group turned up to run against the wind across the state in round 6. With wind readying up to -6 m/s it was virtually impossible to deliver solid performances. However, MUAC still…

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MUAC shines at 5000m Champs

MUAC shines at 5000m Champs

2018 Victorian 5000m Championships
On Thursday night the15th November 2018, the Victorian 5000m Championships was held at the Lakeside Stadium. Conditions were cool with steady winds. 16 Melbourne University long distance athletes each took on 12.5 laps of the blue…
MUAC holds steady at Round 5

MUAC holds steady at Round 5

AV Shield Round 5
In a busy week of athletics, a small group of athletes took to the track on Saturday for Round 5 of AV Shield. Top performances came from Cassandra Wang in the 100m, running 12.71 for 456…

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