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Welcome to the 2023-2024 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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Click on event name for event details (Remember all entries are to be done through the "ENTER" link below)

2nd April 2023 - Lakes Reserve Races - ENTER

16th April 2023 (Sunday) - the Frontrunner Christchurch Marathon - ENTER

29th April 2023 - Hagley Memorial Races - ENTER

13th May 2023 - Lionel Fox Races@ Rangiora - ENTER

27th May 2023 - Rawhiti Races (formerly Jane Paterson) - Rawhiti Domain   ENTER

10th June 2023 - Andrew Reese Memorial Relays - @ the Willows   ENTER

1st July 2023 - Canterbury Cross Country Champs - Halswell Quarry Park  ENTER

15th July 2023 - Kennett Cup/SI Cross Country Champs - Ascot Park    ENTER

29th July 2023 - Port Hills under 18 Races  ENTER

29th July 2023 -  National Cross Country Championships - Taupo

5th August 2023 - Holloway Memorial Cross Country Races -   ENTER

26th August 2023 - Canterbury Road Championships -  ENTER

2nd September 2023 - Lakeside Relays - Lake Roto Kohatu    ENTER

10th September 2023 (Sunday) - NZ Road Championships

16th September 2023 - Governors Bay to Lyttelton  ENTER

30th September 2023- National Road Relay - Loburn 66 Relay

15th October 2023 - Crater Rim - ENTER

10th December 2023 - Canterbury Half Marathon - ENTER