Armidale Athletics

Armidale caters very well for the athlete including Track and Field, Cross Country Running  or Orienteering.  Armidale Little Athletics Association conducts events for tots (upwards of 4) to Under 15 year olds.  The age for little athletes is determined not on December 31st but on September 30th. Competitions are conducted on Thursday afternoons in school terms 4 and 1. 

The Armidale Athletics Club caters for athletes of all ages from juniors to masters athletes.  It competes on Wednesday afternoons from 5:30 pm. It runs for similar months to the Little Athletics.  In the winter and surrounding months the Amateur Athletics Club conducts two Cross Country events for runners and walkers of all ages and abilities.  There is the Wednesday Cross Country series that is held at Moran Oval from 4:30 pm with three courses 1.5km, 2.5km and 5km.

The Mindbiz Saturday Cross Country series is held of a Saturday afternoon during School term 3 at various locations near to Armidale.  It starts at 2:00 pm and usually offers three distances.

The Northern Tablelands Orienteering Club offers orienteering events in the Armidale Region about once per month all through the year.  With a number of midweek training events in February and March.  Occasionally the club also conducts state or national events. Mostly there are four levels of course offered from the easiest: Blue through to Green, Orange and Red.  Red is for the experienced Orienteer.

Armidale Athletic Club

Armidale Little Athletics

Important Athletics links for Australia and World


Old Little athletics website

Mindbiz Saturday Cross Country

Wednesday Cross Country

Northern Tablelands Orienteering Club