Starting a Club

Athletics Ireland can provide all the support and expertise needed to form a new athletics club.

Our Development Team offers:

  • Guidance and support from the local RDO (Regional Development Officer) Team CLICK HERE FOR DETAILS
  • Three free places on Athletics Leader or Assistant Coach course
  • On completion of Athletics Leader course by three people, a bag of Little Athletics equipment

How to set up a new Athletics Club

  • A new club needs 10 members, four of whom must be over 21.
  • A new club must elect a chairman, secretary, children’s officer, registrar and treasurer.
  • A new club must submit an application to their county board to receive clearance to form the new club.
  • A new club’s application should contain a copy of the club constitution
  • The county board informs Athletics Ireland in writing that the club application has been approved.
  • A new club then applies to Athletics Ireland to become a member.
  • A new club’s registration charge with Athletics Ireland is €150 per annum.
  • The cost of registering a member is €17 for adults and €12 for under-18s.
  • Athletics Ireland will forward a password to the club secretary to allow the new club register members online.

Road Races and Events

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Rock N Roll Series Dublin
St Patricks Festival 5k
Northwest 10K
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Strabane Lifford Half Marathon
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