AVSL 2022/23: Playoffs 1 Wrap

It was fantastic to see a strong turn out from our red and black army for Playoff 1 at Tom Kelly Athletics Track on Saturday. With hot and humid conditions it was great to see so many athletes dig deep and work hard to earn the club valuable points. With our parents keeping a hawk-like […]

2023 Victorian Track & Field Championships (U20 & Open)

What a blockbuster weekend for our U20 and Open athletes! With 35 Open and 14 U20 athletes in action, it was fantastic representation from our senior athletes across all events. Well done to all our athletes on their fantastic results and a big congratulations to our Open Team on winning the H. H. Hunter Shield […]

2023 Victorian Track & Field Championships (U14-U18)

Wow, what a weekend for our junior athletes! With just over 60 athletes representing the club at the Victorian Track & Field Championships (U14-U18), it was a sea of red and black across numerous events. A big congratulations to every single one of our athletes on competing at one of the biggest events on the […]

2023 World Athletics Continental Tour: Maurie Plant Meet

As the mercury tipped over 31°C, Melbourne’s athletics community converged on Lakeside Stadium creating a hype that hadn’t been felt since Usain Bolt visited in 2017. With some of the world’s and Australia’s best athletes competing at the Maurie Plant Meet it was an event not to be missed and it was no surprise to […]

2023 World Cross Country Championships

There was plenty of excitement as Australia hosted it’s first World Athletics Cross Country Championships. There was plenty of buzz in the lead up to the big event with Archie Noakes (U20) having secured a spot in the Australian side and Liam Adams (Open) aiming to secure a spot in the race Senior Men’s Race […]

AVSL 2022/23: Round 10 Wrap

This weekend saw the AVSL home & away rounds conclude at the infamous Keilor Park. Despite the constant stream of planes interrupting the flow of the track events it was the perfect way to end the main draw of the season. Congratulations to our newest club member, Emeric Amice on competing at his first track […]

2023 Simplot Games

This weekend saw six Essendon athletes take on some of America’s best track & field athletes at the Simplot Games at Holt Arena at Idaho State University. Since 2015 the Maribyrnong Sports Academy has selected eight athletes each season to compete at the Games and this year it was fantastic to see six of the […]

2022/23 Victorian Masters Championships

Two days of fun in the Doncaster sun for our 40+ members produced many PBs and lots of medals. This year the championship included a team theme with Essendon combining with Aberfeldie Masters, Keilor St Bernard’s and Western Athletics. Participation was just as important as performance. Everyone chipped in and helped run the show but […]

2022/23 Victorian Milers Club: Meet 4

The On Victorian Milers Club returned to Melbourne’s west with Athletics Essendon, hosting Meet 4 which featured the John Higham 800m and the 107th Men’s and 20th Women’s Victorian Mile Championships. With fantastic weather and over 400 entries, it was a perfect evening for fast times and to celebrate the events. With a beautiful sunset […]

AVSL 2022/23: Round 9 Wrap

The risk of activating our Powerplay in the second last round of the home and away season paid off with the club recording a massive 52,673 points. This fantastic team effort saw us top the Premier Division for round 9 and secure 10 valuable ladder points which were doubled to 20 and has secured out […]