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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


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…
MUAC athletes on top in Townsville

MUAC athletes on top in Townsville

2019 Oceania Athletics Championships

Rapid Wrap

Day 3 Catriona Bisset continued her storming 2019 with an emphatic win in the 800m, running 2:02.16. Strong win today in the Oceania Championships 800m by national champion @catrionabisset. Next stop for her World…
MUAC athletes off to Oceania Area Championships

MUAC athletes off to Oceania Area Championships

Good luck to all the MUAC athletes heading off Townsville for the 2019 Oceania Area Championships, a major stepping stone on the pathway to the 2019 IAAF World Championships in Doha and the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo. Event details…
MUAC hits the beach for Ekiden Relays

MUAC hits the beach for Ekiden Relays

XCR19 Round 4: Anglesea Ekiden Relay
Five MUAC teams hit the beach on Saturday for the Anglesea Ekiden Relays and found a picturesque course with challenging conditions on the longer legs, with mud and clay aplenty on some of the…
MUAC hits cross country heights at Bundoora

MUAC hits cross country heights at Bundoora

XCR19 Round 3: Victorian Cross Country Championships
MUAC athletes took a break from their exam preparations to head to Bundoora for the State Cross Country Championships. Top runs of the day came from Ciara Boyd-Squires Long (11th) and Elly Benson…
MUAC bubbles to the top at St Anne's

MUAC bubbles to the top at St Anne’s

XCR19 Round 2: St Anne’s Cross Country
A strong turnout of MUAC athletes delivered some bright results at Round 2 of XCR19. A week of cool weather and rain delivered crisp and earthy conditions with a hint of mud on…
Naylor nurturing future MUAC star

Naylor nurturing future MUAC star

2019 Oceania Area Championships
Lee Naylor joined MUAC in her first year of University in 1989, in that year breaking the Australian U20 400m record and ranking as the third junior in the world as an 18 year old. By…
Melbourne University athletes heading to Naples

Melbourne University athletes heading to Naples

30th Summer Universiade
With just 50 days until the opening ceremony of the 30th Summer Universiade kicks off in Naples, Italy, the Australian UniRoos team are finalizing their preparations with the athletics team being named for the championships that begin…