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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.

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Olympic trio do us proud in Rio

Olympic trio do us proud in Rio

Rio 2016 Olympic Games
MUAC Olympians Lisa Weightman, Regan Lamble and Joel Baden will return to Melbourne with their heads held high after giving their all in the 31st Summer Olympic Games in Rio de Janerio. Lamble’s 9th place was…
MUAC surfs to the top at Anglesea

MUAC surfs to the top at Anglesea

Rd 8 XCR16: Anglesea Ekiden Relays
As the Olympic Opening ceremony got under way in Rio and the Australian Athletics team met in Florida on Saturday, 8 teams of MUAC athletes headed to the Great Ocean Road for the Anglesea…
...we go to Rio!

…we go to Rio!

Rio 2016 Olympic Games
The 31st Olympiad starts on the 5th August and MUAC will have a strong representation on the Australian team. MUAC members Lisa Weightman, Regan Lamble and Joel Baden will compete at the Games with MUAC Coach…
Joel Baden

Joel Baden

Rio 2016 Olympic Games
Perseverance has paid off for youthful high jumper Joel Baden who cleared the automatic qualifying height of 2.29m in late June as the end of qualifying period approached. Baden had clearances during the year at 2.25m…

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Regan Lamble

Regan Lamble

Rio 2016 Olympic Games
After taking a break from the sport in 2014, Regan Lamble has returned to career best form. She took silver behind Rachel Tallent at the Australian Race Walking Championships in February 2016 and then produced a…

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Lisa Weightman

Lisa Weightman

Rio 2016 Olympic Games
In her first marathon since giving birth to her son Pete in 2015, Lisa Weightman won silver in the 2016 Houston Marathon in January in a time of 2:27.53, with this run securing her spot on…

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University trio on the big stage in Poland

University trio on the big stage in Poland

IAAF World U20 Championships
Forsaking a standard break between semesters, three University of Melbourne students competed in the recent IAAF World U20 Championships in Bydgoszcz, Poland. All made a creditable debut on the international stage.  Sarah Billings, progressed comfortably to…
Sunday sparkles southside with gold for MUAC

Sunday sparkles southside with gold for MUAC

Rd 7 XCR16: Albert Park 10km
MUAC’s Premier Men broke Box Hill’s stranglehold on the Premier Men’s Division, winning the team’s competition 99 points to Box Hills 116 at Sunday’s Victorian 10km Championship.  It was a strong team performance with…
Silver Saturday at Sandown for Premier Men

Silver Saturday at Sandown for Premier Men

Rd 6 XCR16: Sandown Road Relays
A thrilling two hours of racing on Saturday at Sandown Racecourse saw MUAC’s Premier Men and Box Hill separated by just 27 seconds after 37.2km of racing. Nick Earl burst from the leading pack…
Baden hits heights on road to Rio

Baden hits heights on road to Rio

Rio 2016 Olympic Games
Joel Baden has capped a long campaign by qualifying for the Rio Olympic Games with a 2.29m leap at the North Queensland Games in Cairns on Sunday. The first time clearance at 2.29m equalled his 2014…
Gold for Buchanan at Victorian Cross Country Championships

Gold for Buchanan at Victorian Cross Country Championships

Rd 5 XCR16: Bundoora Cross Country
Andrew Buchanan has claimed his maiden Victorian Open Championship, winning the Victorian Cross Country title in dominant fashion on Saturday at Bundoora and leading MUAC’s Premier Men to second place.  MUAC was well represented…
Lamble taking Rio in her stride

Lamble taking Rio in her stride

Rio 2016 Olympic Games
Regan Lamble has capped off a successful European stint with nomination to the Australian team for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games. Her campaign included a personal best performance of 1:29:33 over 2okm in Rome that was…
Earl leads happy few in Ballarat

Earl leads happy few in Ballarat

Rd 4 XCR16: Lake Wendouree Road Race
A hardened group of MUAC athletes, some grizzled from battles past, gathered in the west for a tough battle over 15 hard kilometres (and a touch more).  Lessened by the ravages of exams…
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…