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Athletic Club

Cambridge University Athletic Club



About Us

Cambridge University Athletics Club is the world's oldest athletics club, founded in 1857! We are one of the University's largest sporting societies, and we pride ourselves on the diversity of athletes who make up the club. CUAC is a club for athletes of all abilities - from complete beginners to international competitors. Our main objective is to beat O*ford, the original grudge match. There are three main competitions throughout the year against Oxford specifically: A Fresher's Varsity, Indoor Varsity and May Varsity. The global pandemic has made competitions slightly uncertain, but they have already started up again so we remain hopeful! We also take a large team of athletes to BUCS and compete against all the other universities in the UK. Besides that, there are opportunities to compete from January to October, and you can participate in these as much or as little as you please. CUAC is an incredibly social club, so you can look forward to meetings lots of new, like-minded people. We will be holding taster sessions early on during term, so make sure to follow our social media or sign up to our mailing list to keep updated!


Squad specific and subject to change but generally...

Monday - All Club training at the track

Tuesday - S&C

Wednesday - squad specific

Thursday - S&C

Friday - squad specific

Saturday/Sunday - sessions at the track (generally)

All training sessions are optional but encouraged!

How do I sign up?

Trials yet to be  confirmed - follow our social media accounts and sign up to our mailing list here 

Blues Status

Full Blue 

Key Contact

Lea Wenger - lmdw2 at