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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


MUAC athletes are heading to Tokyo!

MUAC athletes are heading to Tokyo!

Melbourne University is extremely proud of its three Tokyo 2020 Olympians, Catriona Bisset (800m), Jemima Montag (20km Walk), and Lisa Weightman (Marathon). Catriona Bisset – 800m MUAC’s most prolific athlete on the track, Catriona Bisset heads to her first Olympic…
Come and Try Athletics with MUAC

Come and Try Athletics with MUAC

Melbourne University Athletics Club are hosting three Come and Try sessions at our home of track and field, the Rawlinson. DISTANCE Squad: Monday 2nd and Wednesday 4th August @ 6pm Intro to JUMPS: Wednesday 4th August @ 6pm Intro to…
2021-22 MUAC Memberships Open

2021-22 MUAC Memberships Open

The Athletics Victoria portal to sign up for the 2021/22 athletics year and join MUAC as a member is now open, and the cross country/road (XCR) season is upon us! XCR 2021After a hiatus in 2020, cross country and road…
Vale Tim Thomas: MUAC’s own Man for All Seasons

Vale Tim Thomas: MUAC’s own Man for All Seasons

The life member. Under leaden skies at 11 a.m. on Tuesday 23 March, our beloved Tim Thomas, known to everyone simply as TT, passed away peacefully at Royal Melbourne Hospital, family by his side. Melbourne University Athletics Club wishes to…
G’Day interested member!

G’Day interested member!

The Athletics Club will be offering some 2021 “Come and Try” sessions.WHAT: 1. Distance Intro session suitable for beginners or more advanced Mon March 1 at 6pm & Wednesday March 3 at 6pm 2. Sprinting Intro session Wed March 3…
Smash FM | Elizabeth Ruach Lockdown Catch-up

Smash FM | Elizabeth Ruach Lockdown Catch-up

Feeling like it’s Groundhog Day? Catch up with MUAC speedster and committee member Elizabeth Ruach through her recent interview on the Smash Sports podcast series. Liz and Will chat all things winter grind, tower lockdown and her affection for all…
Raising the Bar in Sport and Study

Raising the Bar in Sport and Study

Physiotherapy, medicine, zoology. These are some of the subjects that 25 Indigenous high-school students want to study after getting a taste of university life through Raise the Bar Academy 2020, a joint initiative between the University of Melbourne and Athletics…
Vale John Higham

Vale John Higham

John was a four-time Australian champion, with three consecutive victories over 800m (1977-79) and in 1978 he won the 400m/800m double at the Australian Championships. He won four consecutive Victorian 800m titles from 1976-79 John represented Australia at the Edmonton…
Practice makes perfect at Melbourne Marathon

Practice makes perfect at Melbourne Marathon

2019 Melbourne Marathon
Marathon Matt Connolly, 2:38:44 Shohei Waller, 2:41:22 Daniel Brundel, 2:53:17 Gabriella Springall, 3:12:43 Michael Dardis, 3:12:44 Conor Renouf, 2:58:18 Adam Hannah, 2:54:27 Tatsuya Nozaki, 2:44:07 Gerarde Kelly, 3:44:15 Aislinn Prendergast, 3:09:46 Jeremy Hargreaves, 2:56:41 Eric Tian, 3:23:33…
Stampfl honoured by IAAF

Stampfl honoured by IAAF

Legendary MUAC coach Franz Stampfl has been honoured by the IAAF in the first group of coaches to be recognised with World Athletics Heritage Plaques. Stampfl coached at Melbourne University for more than thirty five years, guiding generations of MUAC…
Hot news from Doha

Hot news from Doha

IAAF World Athletics Championships Doha 2019

Rapid Wrap

Day 1, Friday 27th September

Catriona Bisset, 800m Round 1. 6th place. 2:05.33 Bisset took comfortable position in second place once the field left their lanes after a scorching start by Winnie…
MUAC trio to star in Doha

MUAC trio to star in Doha

IAAF World Athletics Championships Doha 2019
Catriona Bisset Club & State: MUAC, VIC Resident: Melbourne Occupation: Student (Master of Architecture, Diploma in Languages (Chinese)) Event & PB: 800m 1:58.78 (London GBR, 21 July 2019) Coach: Peter Fortune Social Media (Twitter/Instagram): …
MUAC defends Tan Relays title

MUAC defends Tan Relays title

XCR19 Round 10: Tan Relays
MUAC’s Premier Women defended their 2018 Tan Relays title and pushed the team onto the podium for the season.  Behind them, the Division 3 Women took victory as well ensuring they will be promoted to…
MUAC takes the long run into promotion zone

MUAC takes the long run into promotion zone

XCR19 Round 9: Burnley Half Marathon
MUAC took a strong team to the Victorian Half Marathon Championships on Yarra Boulevard. Strong performances across the women’s teams put MUAC’s Division 3 team into a promotion spot. The medico stacked Division 3…