Athletics Ireland

Athletics Ireland

Irish Life Health are proud to be an official partner to Athletics Ireland.

Supporting athletes from age 8 – 80, athletics is a sport that delivers on health, wellness and lifelong activity.

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Festival of Running

Celebrate running and athletics at the Irish Life Health Festival of Running on July 28th!

  • Family Mile in Santry Park
  • 3km Trail Run in Santry Park
  • National Track and Field Championships in Morton Stadium
  • Every entrant will receive a goody bag and a commemorative medal or t-shirt
  • Lots of family fun in Morton stadium after the event
6 Week Training Plan

6 Week Training Plan

Download our 6 week couch to 3K training plan designed by the current Irish marathon record holder Catherina McKiernan.

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Festival of running ambassadors

Rob Heffernan
Rob Heffernan

Olympic Medalist, World Champion, High Performance Coach, Dad. Read more

Marian Heffernan
Marian Heffernan

Olympian, Coach, Qualified Sports Therapist, Mum. Read more

Jessie Barr
Jessie Barr

Physiologist, Olympian, RTÉ Athletics Pundit. Read more

Athletics develops children’s fundamental movement skills, which research has shown contributes to an increased probability of a long-term active life.

Athletics Ireland Summer Camps

Run, Jump and Throw at the Irish Life Health Athletics Summer Camps!

  • Camps take place nationwide
  • Camps are open to children aged 6 – 12
  • Camps cost €60 for one week with €10 discount for each additional family member
  • Every child will be receive a medal, certificate, T-Shirt, Spike Bag and Water Bottle