Clonliffe underage athletes return on Tuesday April 27th

Clonliffe are looking forward to the return of underage athletes to training in accordance with Government/HSE guidelines on Tuesday April 27th. Athletes/parents please contact your coaches regarding planning for your return as certain protocals must be followed. As all group training is in a pod of 15, including coaches, some groups will need to be spread, your coach will keep you right. also for insurance reasons all must be registered with Athletics Ireland, so you must pay your club subs for 2021 asap, and at the latest by Sunday the 24th, please use the online method.

Important notes (please read!):

The club’s premises, dressing rooms and other facilities continue to remain closed at this time.

Toilets are available in the stadium. No showers at this time.

Arrive ready to train all are recommended to wear face masks when meeting up, taking instructions and doing stretches etc. Only remove face masks when running commences. Coaches are advised to wear face masks at all times. Avoid gathering in groups before and after training. Bring hand sanitizer (and use it!)

Parents please drop your children and leave the stadium. Arrive to pick up at the appropriate time, remain in your car, your child will go to you.

Please parents do note use the occasion to chat to your child’s coach, if you need to talk to the coach, telephone before or after the session. Please also avoid congregating with other parents.

Athletes please note the following:

There can be no physical contact whatsoever between the members of the training group.

Social distancing of 2M must be strictly observed, at meet up, warm up, between reps and for cool down.

Please observe coughing and sneezing etiquette.

Please refrain entirely from spitting.

Do not share drinks, be absolutely careful that your drink bottle does not touch against another athletes drink bottle, do not handle another athletes drink bottle, it is vitally important that cross contamination is avoided.

Notes for coaches:

Bookings must be made for all sessions (track, Santry Park, Trinity or any other venue when their is group training) by the group coach

Bookings 24 hours before the session with names and contact numbers for all in the training pod and post session please e mail with any no shows.

Coaches should wear face coverings.


If you have any symptoms of Covid-19 or flu like symptoms do not come to train, self isolate and contact your GP.

If you have had a Covid 19 test, you must self isolate and not come training until there is a negative result of such test.

If you have tested positive for Covid 19 you must follow all HSE advise and self isolate (do not come training).

If a member of your household or a close contact is waiting for a test result you must limit your movements, stay home and obviously not come training.

If a member of your household or a close contact tests positive you must limit your movements, stay home, not come training. You must attend for a test/tests as advised by the HSE and follow all directions of the HSE, limited your movements for the time duration as directed by the HSE.

If you have been overseas you cannot attend training for 14 days and must follow the directions of the HSE.