MUAC in 2015: we want you!


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.

Come and see us.

We’ll be at the Clubs, Societies and Sports Expo on O Week Thursday and Friday, (26th, 27th Feb) on the Concrete Lawn, and the MU Sport Clubs Day the Thursday after O Week (5th March) in North Court.

We’re training Monday to Thursday and (Saturday mornings when we’re not competing) at the Rawlinson Track, our home base, with the MUAC Club Rooms next to it. Pop in anytime after 5:30pm to have a chat with us.

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Step 2: Give it a go

Come along to training, one of our competitions or social events


Squad training happens Monday to Thursday and Saturday mornings with varied training times and days, depending on which squad.

Find all the details for MUAC’s squads here. Come along to the track, have a chat to us and we’ll get you training.


Come on down and watch some competition at the Rawlinson.

Lots of us will be there, and we’ll get together in the club rooms afterwards.

 2015 Victorian Mile Championship, Tuesday 17th February


MUAC 5000m and Pole Vault, Tuesday 24th February

5000m poster

 Social events

Come along to an MUAC social function and meet us!

Pizza and Poles on Friday, 20th March.

The MUAC Annual Dinner is on Saturday, May 2nd.

There’ll be many others.

 Step 3: Join up!

We’re excited you’ve decided to join MUAC.  What to do now?

Membership and registration for MUAC are done online.

Membership opens soon (once our registration fees with Athletics Victoria are set).

The membership year lasts until 31 March 2016.

Student membership for 2015/16 is yet to be determined. (support from our sponsor The Clyde Hotel means that this is the cheapest membership in Victoria).


1. Do I have to pay straight away?

No! Come along and  have a chat to us, train with us for a few sessions. See if you like it.

2. Will I need a uniform?

Yes, if you are competing for MUAC at Athletics Victoria competitions, a MUAC uniform is compulsory. Details.

3. I’m worried I’m not fast enough. Are you all training for the Olympics?

No! MUAC is for athletes of all standards.

4. Will MUAC membership get me free access to the MUS gym?

You’ll be able to go to the gym, but you’ll still have to pay for each visit.

Club members are able to buy a Club Fit Membership which gives you discounted access.

5. I’m already a member of another Athletics Victoria club. Do I need to be a member of MUAC to compete at University Games?

No. The team is open to all students of University of Melbourne. 2014 Uni Games details.

6. I’m already a member of  Athletics Victoria club. Should I join MUAC?

We encourage athletes to join MUAC for the duration of their study at University of Melbourne.  The University Club experience is a unique one and we hope you’ll give it a go. Upon graduation, athletes often return to their childhood clubs. MUAC does not dictate who athletes are coached by or when or how they train, we’re happy for you to do what you want!

7. The information I seek isn’t on this page.

There’s lots more detail to be found on our website.  Have a browse around. If you still can’t find an suitable answer, please email us.

8. What’s this beer mile I hear about?

No idea what you’re talking about.

9. I heard Kris Lam once …?

Yes of course he did.