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 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 2017-18 indoor season and/or the 2017 outdoor season page.


Link to photos from Athletics Louth 2017 Awards Night:


IAAF News and Features

My greatest challenge – Paul Tergat
Paul Tergat enjoyed a prodigious career on the track, cross country and road, but one of his most memorable performances was a race in which he was beaten. Here the Kenyan distance legend talks about being denied Olympic gold by just 0.09.
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Barega and Jebet produce contrasting victories in Venta de Banos – cross-country round-up
In cold conditions with the temperature hovering around freezing, Ethiopia’s Selemon Barega relied on his sprint finish in the senior men’s race at the Cross Internacional de Venta de Banos on Sunday (17) while Bahrain’s Ruth Jebet made an early but decisive break in her bid for victory in the senior women’s race.
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Bekele wins convincingly over 25km in Kolkata
Ethiopian running icon Kenenisa Bekele fell short of his target of running a 25km personal best at the Tata Steel Kolkata 25K but he still dominated the race in the Indian city after breaking away from his rivals just after 18 kilometres before coming home in 1:13:48.
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