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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


Top 4 for Premier Women and Men headlines Cruden Farm racing

Top 4 for Premier Women and Men headlines Cruden Farm racing

Rd 3 XCR16: Cruden Farm Cross Country
MUAC took to the Cruden Farm Cross Country with aplomb on Saturday, with the lede clearly being a top 4 finish for both MUAC Premier Division teams.  Round 3, including the 124 year…
Weightman and Bisetto to Rio

Weightman and Bisetto to Rio

Rio 2016 Olympic Games
Lisa Weightman and Sandro Bisetto have become the first two MUAC members named as part of the Australian Team for the upcoming Olympic Games in Rio.  Weightman, who was 33rd at Beijing 2008 and 17th at…
Lamble leads Australian team to silver in Rome

Lamble leads Australian team to silver in Rome

2016 IAAF World Race Walking Team Championships
Regan Lamble has lead the Australian team to it’s best ever result in the IAAF World Race Walking Team Championships in Rome with a scorching performance in the 20km walk. Her time of…
Savage course no obstacle for MUAC Women

Savage course no obstacle for MUAC Women

Round 2 XCR16: Wandin Park Cross Country
A strong troop of MUAC athletes, under the command of MUAC Team Manager Max Ueda took to the hills of the Yarra Valley on Saturday, doing battle with an unrelenting foe: a cross…
Vale Merv Lincoln

Vale Merv Lincoln

1933-2016
Mervyn George Lincoln, two time Olympian and Empire Games Silver Medallist in the mile, passed away on Sunday evening. Lincoln’s performances in the 1500m and the mile remain MUAC records.  The 231st Australian to represent their country in open…
MUAC out en masse at Jells Park

MUAC out en masse at Jells Park

Round 1 XCR16: Jells Park Cross Country Relays
The winter season kicked off with a flurry of activity at Jells Park on Saturday as a record number of MUAC athletes come out to race over the rolling hills at the…
MUAC athletes hit their peak at AAC

MUAC athletes hit their peak at AAC

94th Australian Athletics Championships
The weekend after Easter saw 10 MUAC athletes embark on a journey to Sydney Olympic Park for the 94th Australian Athletics Championships and Olympic Trials, a four day event that tests the courage and determination of…
Come and try pole vault

Come and try pole vault

Interested in having a try at Pole Vault? Don’t know where to start? Get to the Rawlinson Track in May to join in with Pole Vault Basics by MUAC coach Warren Hill. No previous experience required. Be there! Pole Vault…
Donegan 5th at World Uni Cross

Donegan 5th at World Uni Cross

2016 World University Cross Country Championships
Rosie Donegan came home first Australian, and 5th overall at the World University Cross Country Championships in Cassino, Italy on Saturday, March 12th.  Her run lead the Australian team to 4th place, missing the…
MUAC out in force at Lakeside

MUAC out in force at Lakeside

2016 Victorian Open and Para Aths Track and Field Championships
A massive three days of athletics saw fine performances by many MUAC athletes with three championships won across the track and field. Joel Baden continued his steady progress towards the…
Track record tumbles in the presence of greats

Track record tumbles in the presence of greats

2016 Victorian Mile Championships
John Landy, siting just metres from the finish line, at Melbourne University’s Rawlinson Track, watched happily as three men broke the barrier he chased over sixty years ago. The 100th Victorian Mile Championships drew former winners,…
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.

MUAC Coach Profile

MUAC Coach Profile

Tony Brain

Squad

Middle/Distance Squad – MUAC

Coaching Level

IV Middle Distance

Full time occupation

Head of Risk Management at AustralianSuper

What is your running history?

Started competing in athletics in final year at uni (with MUAC of course) and…
Second year of Raise The Bar Academy success

Second year of Raise The Bar Academy success

In January, the second Raise the Bar Academy (RTB), a partnership between the University and Athletics Australia (AA), hosted 35 secondary Indigenous students on the Parkville campus.  Using the sport of track and field, the academy inspires and educates Indigenous…