Welcome To Athletics Essendon Inc​

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ABOUT

At Athletics Essendon we welcome new members to our friendly, competitive and supportive club atmosphere. Since the turn of the century the club has had a ratio of 2 females for every 3 male members with the ratio gradually approaching parity.

Since 2000, 12 female members and 14 males have represented the club at International meets.

The club membership includes a diverse range of ethnic groups.

Athletics Essendon has the rare distinction of having representatives at the last 14 Olympic and Commonwealth Games. Plaques for our 17 Olympians are erected on a wall at Moonee Valley Athletic Centre.

Athletics Essendon has won the H. H. Hunter Shield for best overall performance at Victorian Championships in 9 of the past 13 seasons including the most recent – 2015, 2016, 2017 and 2018.

BECOME A MEMBER

For information regarding joining the club, go to the MEMBERSHIP link above.

Athletics Essendon is one of the largest, most successful clubs in Australia with members ranging from Olympians to juniors to Masters to Recreational runners, all enjoying this great sport.

As a member you will enjoy a top-class track, a well-appointed gym and have access to highly qualified coaches across all disciplines.
The club’s longest serving coach, Bill Burke bequeathed a fund to support young athletes; you can read more about Bill’s legacy in the MEMBERSHIP section.

New members should be at least 12 years old. Younger athletes should contact Essendon Little Athletics.

Latest News

Vic Milers Club 2020/21 Meet #3

800m Women Anna Kasapis 2:17.67 Ellie Kewish 2:32.66 Emily Mifsud 2:33.96 Men Vishnu Satish 2:02.54 Michael Martello 2:02.57 Riley Walsh 2:12.08 Dylan Rowbottom 2:21.43 1500m: …

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Rare Air Meet #4

Jade Guglielmino was the lone Essendon Athlete taking part in Rare Air in Bendigo. Pole Vault Jade Guglielmino 4.20m;

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HVC Meet #2

Results from High Velocity Club Meet #2 in Geelong. A new Australia Record to Jack Hale in the 100yds with a 9.43, eclipsing the previous …

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The President’s Run-Through December 2020

From being in a hard lockdown to now having returned to competition and a sense of normality, we’ve certainly all been through it. I hope …

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Our Numbers

Represented at

1
Consecutive Olympic Games
1
Consecutive Commonwealth Games

Come And Join Us At Moonee Valley Athletics Track