Metro Little Athletics Club - Epping, Victoria
Metro Little Athletic Club (LAC) is a sporting club for children aged 5 to 16. We are part of the Whittlesea Athletics Center and welcome children and their families from suburbs including Epping, Mill Park, South Morang, Wollert, Mernda and Whittlesea.
Little Athletics is a unique Australian sport for children, based upon the sport of athletics (track and field), the events are specially modified to suit the ages and abilities of children. A wide range of running, jumping, throwing and walking events is conducted.
Little Athletics is the Foundation for all Sports. It offers young people activities and skills that will stand them in good stead for their sporting future.
Little Athletics is all about “being your best” whilst having fun. Children not only learn athletics based activities, they also learn how to compete against their best.
Athletics Season Timeline
Track And Field / Cross Country
Track and Field
The Track and Field season runs over the Summer season from September until March.
Athletes participate in our normal weekly competition each Saturday morning (with some twilight competitions on a Friday evening and an occasional Sunday). The regular season provides for 18 normal weekly programs . Mixed in with our normal weekly competitions, athletes will also have the opportunity to compete in Centre, Region, and State Championship events for Track & Field, Relays and Multi Event.
The Cross Country season runs over the Winter season from April until August.
Weekly competition is held on Saturday morning. The local program runs for 10 weeks, with athletes having the opportunity to also compete in State and Regional events.