Three athletes stand on a podium. The University of Portsmouth athlete has a gold medal

Athletics Club

We strive for success in competition and work on building strong family values

If you are looking to enrich your university experience to the fullest then look no further than the University of Portsmouth Athletics Club. We are a club that accepts people of all experience, background and confidence. As much as we strive for success in competition we also work on maintaining and building the strong family values for our new and returning members. This consists of a healthy balance of training, competition and socials.

Club membership - 2023/24

You can join our club for the second half of the 2023/24 academic year for;

  • Compete: £57.50
  • Development: £47.50
  • Play: £32.50

This membership will be available from Tuesday 9 January 2024.

Training sessions

  • Tuesday 7.00pm-8.00pm: Mountbatten Athletics Track
  • Thursday 7.00pm-8.00pm: Mountbatten Athletics Track
  • Sunday 2.00pm-3.00pm: Mountbatten Athletics Track
  • Group runs Monday 6.30pm-7.30pm around Portsmouth
  • We also take part in Southsea parkrun every Saturday morning at 9am


Saturdays and Sundays - Competitions will take place on selected weekend days at various locations.

Memberships to join our clubs for the 23/24 year are now open. Please note: for some clubs you need to attend trials before purchasing a membership. Contact the club for more information.

Three students before a sports game

Play Memberships

Lots of our clubs offer Play Memberships, a more casual way to play without committing to a year membership. Most Play Memberships are £65 for the academic year (with some exceptions).

The sports included are:

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LGBTQ+ sports club guidance

We welcome all students to take part in non-competitive sports and we recognise the health and wellbeing benefits of being active. Competitive sports are bound by specific policies governed by the sport's National Governing Body which may be less inclusive. Please find below inclusion guidance for our club.

Mixed-gender Club Trans-gender Club Non-binary Club Gender-queer Club
Yes Partially Partially Partially

Play: Athletics is not included in our Play programme.

Train: Inclusivity dependant - individuals would have to train for competitions which would be linked to their assigned gender at birth.

Compete: Inclusivity dependant - individuals would have to compete in competitions linked to their assigned gender at birth.

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