Adelaide University Athletics Club

Adelaide University Athletics Club

The AU Athletics Club is a social running club catering for all levels. Alongside our casual park and beach runs, members take part in various charity and fun runs throughout the year, usually followed by social festivities.


O-Week Come and Try Day
Monday the 2nd and Wednesday the 4th of March at 5:15 pm the AUAC is hosting a 'Come and Try Day' for anyone interested in joining the club! Monday will feature a relaxed social jog around the North Adelaide Parklands followed by some stretches. On Wednesday we will be hosting a light obstacle course (25cm hurdles :o ) relay followed by a trip to the Uni Bar for social drinks and food. Meet at the Graduates Clubhouse at 5:15 pm on both days, we have a change room and safe storage area to put your stuff while you run!

More information can be found on the Facebook events, please click 'Going'
Facebook Event for Monday
Facebook Event for Wednesday

What we do ...
The AU Athletics Club is a social running/walking club. We are currently non-competitive and meet twice a week for social runs/walks. The club takes part in a various charity and fun runs throughout the year such as the City to Bay, Adelaide Marathon and Relay for Life. We also arrange special running/walking sessions usually followed by a group meal, these include twilight runs along Glenelg (usually off the sand) and scenic runs through Morialta Park.

When and where ...
The Club meets twice a week at the Graduates Clubhouse in North Adelaide on Mondays and Wednesdays for training, usually in the surrounding areas or along the Torrens. Any other special one-off training will be listed on our calendar and on our Facebook page. Click on our 'Calendar and Training' tab for more information

How much does it cost?
$20 Adelaide University Students and Staff
$88 All other members

What do I get out of it?
All AUAC members gain access to the fantastic community and friendly environment that accompanies the training and social events. They also have access to moral support from the club and AU Sport, academic support through the Elite Athletes Office and financial support through AU Sport Scholarships and AUAC Elite Athlete financial support programs. We also negotiate as a club discounted entries to large events throughout the year.

All AUAC members receive 10% off all plans at The Fitness Hub (on-campus gym)

We are also currently negotiating more sponsorships with other partnering originations


Summary of AUAC member competing overseas at the Junior World Orienteering Champs

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The 2019 Vice Chancellor’s Cup was dominated by AUAC members Angus Haines and Olivia Sprodd.

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The AUAC was honoured to have Olivia Sprodd awarded the Adelaide University Sports Scholarship on top of yet another fantastic evening filled with outstanding food and drinks

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