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Athletics Club

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About Athletics Club

DCU Athletics Club

DCU Athletics club compete in the IUAA Road Relays, Indoor and Outdoor Intervarsity, Cross Country, Combined events and International competitions. DCU Athletics Club is one of the most successful clubs in DCU with a strong record of IUAA individual and team titles across the last 10 years. We are the current IUAA Outdoor Intervarsity Champions 2022/23.

We promote the sport of Athletics to both students and staff and cater for Olympic pathway athletes right the way through participation level and everything in between. Athletics is a sport with many different elements, running, walking, sprinting, hurdling, throwing and jumping so if you'd like to get involved in the club and try something new make sure to get in touch. See below for the most up to date training times and make sure to follow our social media pages!!

Training Times Semester 2 2023/24

Sprints & Hurdles

  • Monday 6pm @ Morton Stadium 
  • Wednesday @ 6pm Morton Stadium
  • Saturday 11am @ Morton Stadium/NIA

Distance - Tuesday & Thursday meet @ 5:45pm - Morton Stadium (Grass Loop/Track). Group easy runs/jogs at various times during the week. Follow on Instagram for times/locations. 

Throws (Discus & Shot Put) - Wednesday 2-5pm - DCU Sports Grounds Track. Contact Dave Sweeney (field@athleticsireland.ie)

Throws (Hammer) - Contact Sean Egan (seanegan1980@gmail.com) for most up to date training times and location. 

Jumps (Long Jump & Triple Jump) - Tuesday @ 6pm - DCU Sports Grounds Track. Contact Colm Bourke (colmbourke1@outlook.com) for all up to date schedules. 

Walks - Every 2nd Wednesday @ 5pm - Albert College Park or Santry Demesne Park. Contact Michael Lane (oaklane111@gmail.com)

DCU Social Running Group 

DCU Social Runners is a participation focused running group for DCU students and staff. Come walk, jog or run with us in a friendly and inclusive atmosphere around the many running routes on Glasnevin campus, Albert College Park and the surrounding areas. Be as competitive or casual as you like, improve your overall health, fitness and wellbeing. No experience required! Try the group for free for the first couple of sessions. Thereafter all participants must be members of DCU Athletics Club

Meet at Pitches in Albert College Park @ 1pm every Tuesday & Thursday. 

Morton Stadium Club Booking Times

PLEASE NOTE: (Usage during these times is open to all current DCU AC Club Members). Booking via the DCU Sport App is required for access outside these times.

Monday 5-8pm 

Tuesday 5-7pm 

Wednesday 2-8pm 

Thursday 5-7pm 

Friday 2-6pm 

Saturday 10-1pm

Sunday 11.30-1pm 

Club Singlets & Kit 

DCU Joma bespoke men's singlet & women's singlet/crop top are available from the track office (LG10B - McNulty Building) for €35 each. All other club Joma kit is available to order and purchase via the online club shop HERE: https://www.jfsports.ie/product-category/club-shop/dcu-athletics/

Current Committee 11
Head of Athletics Paul Byrne
Chairperson Adam
Secretary Niamh Ann Mc Corry
Treasurer Colin Smith
Public Relations Officer Maeve Hayes
Public Relations Officer Callum Martin Hurley
Public Relations Officer Sarah Lane
Men's Captain Barry
Ordinary Member Michael Murphy
Vice Chairperson Erin Patricia Taheny
Women's Captain Niamh

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