About Us

Athletics Ireland is the national governing body for athletics in Ireland. Our primary objective is to promote and develop the sport at every level from recreational running and schools competitions through to supporting Ireland's elite athletes in international competition.

We are administered by a Board of elected volunteer members who work in tandem with our full- time staff based in Dublin and the regions.

Athletics Ireland retains a strong volunteer ethos and the thousands of administrators, officials and coaches who give freely of their time play a vital role in our organization. We have 280 affiliated clubs with a combined membership of over 34,000 juvenile and senior athletes.


Vision & Strategy:

The Athletics Ireland vision and strategy is focused on developing athletics as an educational and recreational activity while also raising the competitive standards of Irish athletes domestically and on the world stage. Read more about our Vision & Strategy


Our Board:

Our governing Board is made up of elected volunteers from every level of the membership. The Board meets monthly and is reported to by our CEO as well as specialist committees in areas such as coaching, high performance and finance. View the full list of our Board and Committee members



Athletics Ireland CEO, John Foley, leads our full-time staff in the implementation of policies and strategies approved by our Board. Find out more about our full-time staff



Find out more about Athletics Ireland's Governance.


Memorandum and Articles:

CLICK HERE for the Memorandum and Articles of Association of Athletic Association of Ireland Limited

Road Races and Events

Samsung Run Cork 10k
Samsung Run Dublin 10k
Rock N Roll Series Dublin
St Patricks Festival 5k
Northwest 10K
ait booking
laura lynn
Strabane Lifford Half Marathon
Ramble Aid
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