Cavan Athletics

Please note that the Spring League Day 2 has been postponed to Sunday 28th April.



News updates from the Cavan Co. Board will be posted here from time to time. While every effort is made to ensure that all posts were accurate at time of posting, please check with your club to ensure that nothing has changed in the meantime.

view:  full / summary

Athletics Ireland Fit4Summer Camps

Posted by Cavan Athletics on June 8, 2013 at 4:20 PM Comments comments (0)


Athletics Ireland Fit4Summer Camps in Athlone will be held in Athlone Institute of Technology (AIT) giving children the chance to try a whole range of athletics activities such as sprinting, javelin, hurdles, shot putt, long jump, walks and relays during the summer holidays.

Fit4Summer Camps are open to boys and girls aged 6+ and are run by fully accredited Athletics Ireland Fit4Life Leaders. The camps will take place in AIT for two weeks in July. Each camp begins on a Monday and runs right through to Friday from 10.30am to 2.30pm starting July 8th to 12th, 15th to 19th.

As well as learning new skills, making new friends whilst having lots of fun each child will go home with a Fit4Summer Tshirt, spike bag and participation certificate.

Camps are open to children aged 6+ and are priced at €50 for one week with a €10 discount for a second child.


Further details on AAI website.

Castle Lake 10km, Bailieborough

Posted by Cavan Athletics on June 4, 2013 at 5:25 PM Comments comments (0)

Bailieborough AC will be hosting its Castle Lake 10km on Sunday 9th June.  Athletes can enter online at or in St Anne’s Hall, Bailieborough from 10.00am. Race starts at 12pm.

Flyier for the event can be found by from the home page


AAI Level 3 Course

Posted by Cavan Athletics on June 3, 2013 at 3:20 AM Comments comments (0)

There will be an AAI Level 3 coaching course begining in October 2013. Full details can be found on the AAI website at this link.


  • 13 days
  • 5 days of theory common to all event areas:
  • Weds October 30th to Sunday November 3rd 2013
  • 8 days (divided into 5 days and 3 days) of event specific work, assessments & exams
  • Weds February 19th 2014 to Sun February 23rd and 3 final days TBC
  • Coaches will also be assessed applying the knowledge in a training and a competition environment outside the course hours.
  • Cost: €500


  • Registered AAI Coaches to apply by sending a Coaching CV and Letter of application by email with ‘LEVEL 3 APPLICATION’ in the subject line please….to Jacqui Freyne, Director of Coaching Development [email protected]


DSD AC Marathon Talk

Posted by Cavan Athletics on May 31, 2013 at 3:20 AM Comments comments (0)



Via Athletics Ireland site :

Dundrum South Dublin Athletic Club is proud to present our 2nd annual Marathon Talk 26.2. Whether you’re thinking of doing your first marathon or looking for tips on how to improve your last Marathon time, this talk series should not be missed by anyone interested in marathon running. The speakers will enlighten you on the many aspects of endurance running, sharing their experiences in a most practical way during this unusual assembly of speakers from Novice, Experienced & Elite at the distance. The Marathon Talk will take place on Tuesday 25 June in Ballinteer Community School, Dublin 16. Registration Tea & Coffee 6.30pm Talk Commences 7.15pm Sharp. Cost €15 per talk or book both talks for €25

Further information on AAI website.



National School Relay Results

Posted by Cavan Athletics on May 15, 2013 at 12:35 PM Comments comments (0)

Results from the Co. Cavan National School Relays below.

Junior Girls (Final):

  1. Kingscourt
  2. St. Claire's Ballyjamesduff
  3. Farnham



Junior Boys (Final):

  1. Kingscourt
  2. St. Felim's Cavan
  3. Farnham



Senior Girls (Final):

  1. Kingscourt
  2. Farnham
  3. Dernakesh



Senior Boys (Final):

  1. Butlersbridge
  2. Shercock
  3. St. Mary's Belturbet



Senior Mixed (Final):

  1. Butlersbridge
  2. Farnham
  3. Dernakesh


Entry Deadlines

Posted by Cavan Athletics on May 14, 2013 at 4:00 AM Comments comments (0)

The following dates have been set for entries to Cavan competitions for September through December.

  • Winter League - Sunday 15th September
  • Even Age & Master Cross Country - Thursday 19th September
  • Uneven Age & Novice Cross Country - Friday 4th October
  • Senior Cross Country - Friday 15th November
  • Sportshall - on the day

Sept - Dec Fixtures Set

Posted by Cavan Athletics on May 14, 2013 at 3:45 AM Comments comments (0)

The following fixtures have been set by the Cavan Co. Board at its meeting on Monday 13th May.

  • 15 Sep - Winter League Leg 1
  • 29 Sep - Winter League Leg 2
  • 30th Sep - County Cavan Athletic Board AGM
  • 5 Oct - Cross Country - Even Ages
  • 20 Oct - Cross Country - Uneven Ages
  • 17 Nov - Winter League Leg 3
  • 1 Dec - Cross Country - Senior
  • 7 Dec - Sportshall Day 1

Condolances to Murphy Family

Posted by Cavan Athletics on April 13, 2013 at 8:55 AM Comments comments (0)

Cavan County Athletic Board would like to extend its condolances to the Murphy family following the death overnight in Cork of Jimmy Murphy, father of Annalee coach Rob Murphy.

As a mark of respect, Sunday's Spring League Leg 2 competition has been postponed to 28th April.

Youth Indoor Records

Posted by Cavan Athletics on March 21, 2013 at 4:00 PM Comments comments (0)

Athletics Ireland's Technical Committee has begun compiling a new list of national Youth indoor records. See Draft Records & details for details.

Timing & Photo Finish Equipment

Posted by Cavan Athletics on March 21, 2013 at 2:25 PM Comments comments (0)

Ulster Athletic Council has aquired new photo finish and electronic timing equipment. Anyone who interested in training to use this equipment at Cavan and Ulster competitions please send their names on the County Secretary, Simon Nulty or Ulster Secretary John McDermott. Training will take place in Donegal, dates yet to be confirmed.