Woman focused as she runs along a track in a race

Want to join our Athletics Club?

We offer access to first-class indoor and outdoor athletics facilities with some of the best coaching and training available to athletes in the East region, through partnerships with Cambridge & Coleridge Athletic Club and Chelmsford Athletics Club.

We welcome all abilities and take part in all the athletic disciplines involved in track and field, cross country running and road running. Our athletes represent us in BUCS, competing against other top universities in the UK, as well as local and national competition.

What’s included in the membership?

  • Access to training and facilities. Members aren’t required to pay any additional fees for training sessions
  • Access to coaching
  • Endsleigh Elite Personal Accident Insurance
  • BUCS competition entry fees
  • Transport to and from BUCS matches
  • ARU-branded sports club hoodie

How do I join?

For more information on training and how to join the club, email
If you decide to join our athletics club there’s a one off-fee of only £65 for the whole year. You can sign up at Helmore Gym (Cambridge), Mildmay Sports Centre (Chelmsford) on campus or online.