Welcome to Athletics Essendon Inc.


The club provides its member with a track, gymnasium, coaches, competition and social events. To compete, athletes have to be registered and wear the uniform available for purchase at the club.

Please visit the MEMBERSHIP page to join our club, and to read about Bill Burke Scholarships. The club sponsors young athletes through a Bill Burke Fund set up with Australian Sports Foundation. Its website is https://asf.org.au/project/bill-burke-fund/

Athletics Essendon is probably the only club in Australia who has had representatives at the last 13 Olympics and the last 14 Commonwealth Games. Plaques for 17 Olympians are erected on a wall at Moonee Valley Athletic Centre. Essendon has won the H. H. Hunter Shield for best overall performance at Victorian Championships in 6 of the past 9 (11 of the past 20) seasons including 2015.

Photos: Nneka Okpala (club athlete of the year) & Chris Erickson (World Championships, 2015).

Nneka & Chris

By Laws July 2015
Athlete & coach support policy
Club records at Nov. 2015


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Vic Relay Champs

AV Shield 5 - Werribee

AV Shield 5 - Werribee

65 years without missing a round
Essendon star in Vic 5000m

Essendon star in Vic 5000m

AV Shield 4 - Aberfeldie

AV Shield 4 - Aberfeldie