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Welcome to the 2024-2025 Season!



Please go to our REGISTRATION page

This is going to be another great season for UC Athletics. 

We are all looking forward to seeing you all out there in your Maroon and Gold.  

Club History

Established in 1898 we are a club with a proud history, this year the club is celebrating it's 125 years in existence. We have been running, socialising and motivating people to get out there and give it a go! We cater for ALL athletes from the weekend warrior to the world class! It does not matter how old or fit you currently are, we all start somewhere, most of our top athletes came from humble beginnings and have trained hard to get to where they are now. 

UC Athletics puts a big emphasis on relays, and running as a team. We enter all local relay events and send teams away to the annual Lovelock Relays in Dunedin and National Road Relays to be at a NEW course in Loburn this year. The club currently has a great depth of talent throughout all age groups, which has seen members dominate recent distance events throughout Canterbury and New Zealand. We aim to foster and encourage all athletes to reach their goals. Current members are enthusiastic and ready to share their passion for our sport with you!

We have experienced and successful coaches for all events and distances, regular social runs and events, a large variety of group training sessions for all ages including a strength and conditioning circuit training block during the winter


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14th April 2024 - Canterbury 5k U18 & older and Canterbury 1 Mile Road Championships

21st April 2024 - Christchurch Marathon - Including NZ Half Marathon, Canterbury Half and Marathon Championships 

5th May 2024 -  NZ Marathon, 5k and 1 Mile Road Championships (Rotorua)

11th May 2024 - Daniel Reese Memorial Relay 

24th May 2024 - Friday Night Lights - ENTER HERE

8th June 2024 - Holloway Cross Country Races

29th June 2024 -  Canterbury Cross Country Championships

6th July 2024 -  Port Hills Under 18 Cross Country Races

20th July 2024 - Kennett Cup Cross Country incorp. Canterbury Short Course Championships 

27th July 2024  - Lionel Fox Relay Woodend 

3th August 2024 - National Cross Country Championships (Napier) 

10th August 2024 - Lakeside Relay 

24th August 2024 - Governors Bay to Lyttelton incorporating the Canterbury 10k Championships

31th August 2024 Canterbury Road Championships - U/16 and all Walks - Landfill Road 

7th September 2024 Loburn Relay - Loburn 

21st Septemberr 2024 Andrew Reese Relay - Rangiora 

28th September 2024 National Road Relay Taupo 

13th October 2024 Boulder Bay Classic

20th October 2024 Crater Rim  

26th October 2024 Timaru 10 - National 10k Championships