St Margaret's has a long history of success in athletics. Participation and interest in this sport has resulted in St Margaret's becoming one of the most successful schools within the QGSSSA competition and in state and national competition.

​​          2014 - 2nd Place Junior National Knockout Championship
                    3rd Place Senior National Knockout Championships
          2002-2013 Del Mellefont Percentage Cup Winners
          2010 - 2nd Place National Knockout Championships
          2009 - 3rd Place QGSSSA
          2008 - ​​2nd Place QGSSSA
Head Coach
The athletics program is run by Eric Brown who is a level 5 multi-events coach, has a Graduate Diploma in Elite Sports Coaching from the University of Queensland and has coached athletes at the World Championships, Commonwealth Games, National and State Championships and the Olympics.
Training Venue
Windsor Park sporting fields.
Competition and Venues
The QGSSSA competition is held in October at the Queensland Sports and Athletics Centre (QSAC), Nathan. Lead-up competition meets are held on weeknights (usually Fridays) at the University of Queensland, St Lucia Campus or QSAC, Nathan.
Training can be conducted in the athletics uniform or the school navy PE uniform. Competition uniform consists of the school lycra navy bike pants and athletic singlet.