AAI: Assistant Coach Course

May 24, 2018 in Important Notices by Mark Guerin

Hi all,


There will be an Assistant Coach Course taking place on June 17th .

This course has been requested by West Limerick AC. Please register online to avoid disappointment .

This will be the last opportunity to participate in a coaching course until late Autumn.

Registration can be done here https://events.athleticsireland.ie/ps/event/AssistantCoachCourseLimerick

The aim of this course is to provide skills to the beginner coach to help assist a more senior coach in delivering coaching sessions. Key event areas discussed are running (sprinting and endurance), long jump and shot putt.

The timing of this course may help and encourage coaches/parents during the Summer Months of competition and Community Games.

Please circulate this email to those who may be of interest.

Kind Regards,


Athletics Limerick Track & Field Championships

May 10, 2018 in Important Notices, Track & Field Meeting by Mark Guerin

The Athletics Limerick U9 to U16, Senior and Junior (17 to 19) Track & Field Championships will be held in the John O’Sullivan Park, Lees Road, Ennis Co. Clare on Sunday 20th May.

For entry contact our secretary Gywnne Ryan.

Closing Date for entries 9pm Monday 14th May

The first event will commence at 10am

Cork City Sports Open Mens 3000m

May 1, 2018 in Important Notices by Mark Guerin

Dear Coaches,

If you have any athletes aged 18 + and who run in the 8.25-9.30 range and who are interested in a place in the open mens 3000m race at the Cork City Sports on Mon 16th July then please e mail the details below to Craig Harrington (CIT Athletics Development Officer) craig.harrington@cit.ie.

– Name

– Club

– 3000m SB & PB

– E Mail

– Phone Number


Kindest Regards,


Steven Macklin

National Endurance Coordinator

Athletics Ireland

E-mail: stevenmacklin@athleticsireland.ie

Tel: 0876335565

Athletics Ireland Sprints and Hurdles Workshop for Coaches

April 25, 2018 in Important Notices by Mark Guerin


Athletics Ireland Sprints and Hurdles Workshop for Coaches

Venue: Lee’s Road Sport & Amenity Park, Ennis, Co. Clare

Time: 7pm – 9pm

Cost: €5

Athletics Ireland Regional Development Officers Paul Byrne and Lilly-Ann O’Hora will host a Sprints and Hurdles Workshop for COACHES on Thursday 3rd of May in Lee’s Rd Ennis. This 2 hr workshop will cover the fundamentals of sprint starts, acceleration and speed development as well as specific hurdle technique and drills for the short (sprint) hurdles.

This workshop is aimed at the developmental coach working with club athletes (approx. 12 – 19 years of age) preparing for the coming outdoor season.

Munster Half Marathon & Marathon Championships

April 12, 2018 in Important Notices, Latest News by Mark Guerin

Munster Half Marathon & Marathon Championships, Sunday 6th May in Limerick (being held in conjunction with the Bon Secours Hospital Great Limerick Run). See all the information here. http://www.munsterathletics.com/forms/2018/Munster%20Athletics%20Full%20&%20Half%20Marathon.pdf

Link for entry can be found here. http://www.greatlimerickrun.com/whats-on/

To enter, all athletes have to do is select their Club from the Club dropdown list on the entry form for the Bon Secours Hospital Great Limerick Run and they are automatically entered in the Munster Championships.