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Latest News: Wednesday, 1 May 2024
The Month of May

Our Presentation Day and AGM was held on 28th April 2024

  • Congratulations to all who received awards, medallions and trophies at Presentation.
  • We had a successful AGM with all Executive positions being filled and new members joining the Committee.
    • Welcome to all new members and thank you for your support.
    • Thank you to those who have stayed on and may we continue to grow our Club.
    • Contact details for the Executive Committee Members can be found on the Contact page of our website.

Winter Cross Country for 2024 Season

  • There are changes to this season’s cross country, (which are still being finalised).
    • A move away from Moran Oval to SportUNE and courses within the grounds of UNE.
      • It has become increasingly difficult to get the Traffic Management Plan required for Moran Oval approved and the Committee have decided to trial a Season at SportUNE.
    • New course distances will be offered, all within the grounds of UNE.
      • A 1km, 2km, 3km & 5km course is planned to be offered.
    • Cross Country will be held on Wednesday’s at 4:15pm for a 4:30pm start.
      • It is planned to start and finish from SportUNE Oval near the car park in between the hockey grounds and SportUNE facilities, (depending on approval).
      • Cross Country will commence on a Wednesday, 15th May 2024, (depending on approval).
      • 2024 Cross Country Run Briefing (& Course Maps) can be found HERE.

Welcome to Armidale Athletics Club 

“run for fun”

With the combining of Armidale Little Athletics and the senior Armidale Athletic Club to form Armidale Athletics Club, the committee feels we are in a stronger position to conduct and support many different events and competitions for all of the Armidale athletic community (young & young at heart), throughout the year.

For track and field athletes, the club conducts weekly Wednesday track and field meets between the months of October-March, as well as Development Days.

For cross country and recreational runners, during the months of April-September the club conducts weekly Wednesday Cross Country meets at Moran oval.

The Club is also a key supporter of Armidale parkrun, held every Saturday morning at Sport UNE, and the Duval Dam Buster, held annually at Dumaresq Dam/Mount Duval

The Armidale Athletics Club runs events for U4 through to U17, then from U18 to Vets, with membership options from local club membership to full Athletics NSW and/or Little Athletics NSW membership. The emphasis at all times is on “run for fun” and improvement of athletes’ own performances. A secondary objective is to provide athletes with the opportunity to compete at Zone, Regional, State, National and International levels.

Best wishes for an enjoyable year of athletics,

The Committee

Armidale Athletics Club