Athletics Louth County Board is responsible for the delivery of athletics throughout County Louth. We are affiliated to the Athletic Association of Ireland - the National Governing Body of athletics.


Training is provided by the club coaches on various days throughout the week. Details of clubs can be found on the Clubs page. There are also coaching courses available locally and opportunities for athletes from different clubs to train together - see the Coaching/Training page for more details.


For upcoming fixtures in the county (and those elsewhere involving county teams) go to the Calendar page; for the latest results go to the 2017 results page; for reports on selected events go to the Reports page; for the leading recent performances go to the 2018 outdoor season page and/or the 2017-18 indoor season page.



Link to photos from Athletics Louth 2017 Awards Night:


IAAF News and Features

Hat trick of world half marathon titles for Kamworor
Unlike in the women’s race, the record books were not revised by the men at the IAAF/Trinidad Alfonso World Half Marathon Championships Valencia 2018 but that didn’t mean there was an absence of thrills and drama as Kenya’s Geoffrey Kamworor romped away over the final six kilometres to secure his third successive world title over the distance.
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Gudeta shatters half marathon world record in Valencia
The women-only half marathon world record * was improved to 1:06:11 at the IAAF/Trinidad Alfonso World Half Marathon Championships Valencia 2018 but it wasn’t acquired by race favourite Joyciline Jepkosgei, who owns the mixed-race standard of 1:04:51, but by slightly surprising Ethiopia’s Netsanet Gudeta.
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Next stop for Athlete Refugee Team: Valencia and their World Half Marathon Championships debut
For members of the Athlete Refugee Team, each step they make, whether physical or symbolic, is a big one. The one that Paulo Amotun Lokoro and Ukuk Utho'o Bul are about to take this weekend is so big it leaves them both nearly doubling over in laughter.
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