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 Australia. 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.


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

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.


Our Numbers

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

Come And Join Us At Moonee Valley Athletics centre