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Athletics Ireland are the movement experts and we are here to help you get started, or continue on, your active lifestyle journey!

The vision of Athletics Ireland is to to inspire the nation to be active, healthy, and to perform through athletics. Athletics is well placed as an ideal sport for life, with Athletics Ireland offering a range of programmes reaching 200,000 people daily aged 8 to 80. It also connects with the wider 300,0000 strong running community through events and initiatives. Athletics Ireland is committing to supporting you enjoy a sport that delivers on health, wellness and lifelong activity.  

Through our dedicated team of coaches, and our network of over 360 clubs we have programmes suited to all levels of fitness and ambition to help you along the way. Many of you have already discovered the joy of movement over the last 12 months and Athletics Ireland want to see you take the next step on the journey, it's your move!

How to get started

Sign up for our 'Motivation Mailshot' to receive tips and advice from the movement experts at Athletics Ireland.

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Supports to help you on your journey

Here are some useful links and resources to get you started:

Get to know your Regional Development Officer
Find Your Local Club
'Get Ireland Running' Tips, Advice, and Training Plans
Benefits of Athletics Ireland Membership
 It’s #YourMove​

About Athletics Ireland

  • 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.

  • 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 organisation.

  • We have 363 affiliated clubs spread across Ireland with members of all levels of ability.

  • We also work closely with primary schools through our Daily Mile programme which sees over 200,000 children engaged in athletics on a daily basis across 1,043 primary schools.

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