Welcome To Athletics Essendon

Developing Outstanding Athletes

Celebrating 125 Years

Founded in 1897, Athletics Essendon is one of the oldest and most distinguished track & field and cross country clubs in Melbourne. With a strong club spirit and a proud history, we pride ourselves on being a club that caters for all.

Our inclusive community welcomes athletes of all levels of experience, from beginners through to Olympians and Paralympians. No matter what your goal is, whether it be to have fun with friends or represent Australia, we have something for everyone.

BECOME A MEMBER

Athletics Essendon welcomes athletes and para-athletes aged 12+ of all abilities and experiences; from social running through to Olympic and Paralympic representatives.

Members have access to a state of the art track, private gym and highly qualified coaches across all disciplines. 

With a range of membership packages, athletes have the opportunity to compete at weekly track & field and cross country competitions as well as specialist meets. 

Latest News

Coach Martin Sheppard
Coach Alwyn Jones
Coach Maddy Koeleman
Coach Mark Carey

We have a range of coaches that support athletes of all levels of experience; from beginners to professionals. No matter what your event of choice, be it run, jump or throw, we have a coach for you.

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Our Numbers

1
Olympic Games Representatives
1
Commonwealth Games Representatives
1
Paralympic Games Representatives
1
World Athletics Championships Representatives
1
World Para-Athletics Championships Representatives
1
World Athletics U20 Championships Representatives
1
World Athletics Cross Country Championships Representatives
1
Universiade Representatives

Come And Join Us At Moonee Valley Athletics centre