Get involved in Athletics 

Athletics really is a sport for all. Whether you are just starting out as a 'Tiny Tot', still breaking Masters records at 85, or somewhere in between you can compete in athletics in the ACT. There are also options if you don't want to compete yourself, but want to coach, officiate, or simply help out your local club!

Whether you are new to the sport or returning for another season of Athletics action, Capital Athletics offers a range of programs and events for participants of all ages, including:

  • Little Athletics
  • Senior Athletics, including Club Competition, Summer & Winter T & F meets, Cross Country and RunACT.
  • Community Engagement & Participation

Registrations for the 2023-24 season open mid-September.

Little Athletics

Capital Athletics offers the Little Athletics program through Centres throughout the ACt and surrounding region of NSW, which delivers weekly athletics activities for young people aged 3 to 16 years. Little Athletics is a perfect entry point for kids aged 3 to 16.  Little Athletics is the perfect way to improve your running technique for the AFL and Soccer Season, get a better leap for Netball or start your Green & Gold Athletics journey. 

Registration for Little Athletics Membership opens mid-September.  The Summer Track and Field Season runs from October through to March, with Cross Country and Road Walking events offered during winter at various venues.

Find our more about Little Athletics

Senior Athletics

Community Engagement & Participation

Capital Athletics delivers several community engagement initiatives throughout the Australian Capital Territory and surrounding region of NSW. These programs focus on increasing participation opportunities for those new to the sport or looking to try a new activity. Capital Athletics works with key sport industry and community stakeholders to roll out athletics programs in the metro, country and regional locations. Working with local community clubs, Capital Athletics is working to ensure that the sport of athletics is inclusive and welcoming to newcomers to the sport both young and old.


For more information about participating in Athletics within the ACT and surrounding region please feel free to contact the Capital Athletics Office.

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