About us

Western Athletics provide highly rewarding competitive, participative & social opportunities to people of all backgrounds, ability levels and ages.

All abilities

We cater for all abilities from complete beginners to experienced athletes. You don't have to be fit and it's never too late to start!


Western Athletics have many experienced and qualified coaches. Click here to find out more about our coaches.

Recreational Running

Compete or don't. Western Athletics offers a recreational running group for those who just want to keep fit and aren't interested in competition.


Western Athletics supports athletics in the Western Suburbs of Melbourne, and is affiliated with Athletics Victoria. Members of Western Athletics come from the many suburbs in the Western Region including, Altona, Altona Meadows, Bacchus Marsh, Burnside, Cairnlea, Caroline Springs, Deer Park, Derrimut, Eynesbury, Footscray, Hoppers Crossing, Laverton, Point Cook, Sanctuary Lakes, Seabrook, St Albans, Sunshine,Tarneit, Truganina, Werribee,Williams Landing, Wyndhamvale and many more.

Western Athletics provide highly rewarding competitive, participative & social opportunities to people of all backgrounds, ability levels and ages. Whether you are a recreational runner or are seeking competition, Western Athletics can cater to your requirements through a welcoming and inclusive club environment along with guidance from highly qualified coaches across the many athletic disciplines.

Each membership year commences with the Cross Country and Road Racing Series (XCR) from May to mid September and then the Track & Field weekly Shield competition commencing early October and finishes with State Championships in March/April.   Western Athletics field teams in both seasons.Teams consist of Open Age Women and Men, 40+ Women and Men and Underage Teams comprising U14, U16, U18 and U20. Individual Club members can enter and compete in the Victorian Track & Field Championships and subject to a qualifying standard can compete at the Australian Track & Field Championships and for the very talented, they may be selected to represent Australia in International events.

Our training facilities are the Victoria University Sporting Complex on Hoppers Lane, Werribee and Parsons Reserve in Sunshine. For further details and enquiries Contact Us

Latest news

40+ Womens Premiers
Sep 26, 2016 206

Tan Relays - Race Wrap Rd10

Tan Relays Race Wrap With the rain staying at bay the running conditions were pleasant…
Sep 19, 2016 241

Burnley Race Wrap – XCR Round 9

Burnley Race Wrap – XCR Round 9 As well as the Half Marathon, this year AV introduced the…
National XC 1
Sep 15, 2016 225

The National Cross Country Championships

The National Cross Country Championships, which incorporates the National All School…

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