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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


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…
Happy Mondays

Happy Mondays

Monday sessions with the Development Running Squad are back! Get there, all welcome. . Development Running Squad Do you want to: Improve your running technique? Learn how to do an efficient warm-up? Get fit? Meet fun people? Prepare for a…
MUAC goes to work on the farm

MUAC goes to work on the farm

Round 3 XCR17: Cruden Farm Cross Country
MUAC rolled up it’s sleeves and went to work at Cruden Farm on Saturday for Round 3 of XCR’17.  For most, it was an easy commute on the MUAC bus, with much discussion…
MUAC gets the votes at Wandin Park

MUAC gets the votes at Wandin Park

Round 2 XCR17: Wandin Park Cross Country
A record contingent of MUAC athletes took to the testing hills of Wandin Park on Saturday, 13 May, as the XCR’17 campaign heats up.  In the Women’s U20 Division, the MUAC slate of…
Weightman shines in London

Weightman shines in London

2017 London Marathon
Lisa Weightman has delivered another world class performance, taking fifth place at the 2017 London Marathon and running 2:25:15, a big personal best, to move to #3 all time on the Australian marathon rankings.  Weightman’s performance is…
Silver and bronze for MUAC amidst Jells mayhem

Silver and bronze for MUAC amidst Jells mayhem

Round 1 XCR17: Jells Park Cross Country Relays
MUAC collected silver and bronze medals amidst reports of widespread mayhem at Jells Park yesterday. A sudden influx of more than 1200 people to the normally serene parkland in Melbourne’s East turn…
Baden and Billings lead medal haul in Sydney

Baden and Billings lead medal haul in Sydney

95th Australian Athletics Championships
Championship gold to Joel Baden and two medals to Sarah Billings have lead MUAC to a strong showing at the 95th Australian Athletics Championships in Sydney.  More than 20 MUAC athletes qualified for the championships and…
New high score as MUAC claims 2nd in HH Hunter Shield

New high score as MUAC claims 2nd in HH Hunter Shield

2017 Victorian Track and Field Championships
A strong effort across the second weekend of the Victorian Track and Field Championships saw MUAC claim 2nd place in the HH Hunter Shield, struck in memory of MUAC member and Australian 100 yards…