Covid-19 Page

UPDATE May 9th 2021:

As of May 11th Training for all Clonliffe Athletes resumes.

Training in Pods of 15, non contact.

At this time the club’s indoor facilities remain closed.

All athletes must renew their club membership and pay their subs for 2021 before returning to group training.

For Clonliffe athletes returning to club training please note:

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.

Please note the following:

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.

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

Training pods limited to 15. If there are more than 15, please split into 2 pods and these pods must be kept separate at all times.

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.

Wash your hands before you leave home to go running, bring a hand sanitiser with you, do not press any pedestrian crossing buttons and if you are stretching do not use a railings or park bench or similar to support you while you stretch.

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.


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.

Clonliffe training in Morton Stadium:

Allocation of time slots to groups as follows:

Tuesdays and Thursdays

7.00 – 8.00pm Outside Hammer cage for Throws.

7.00- 8.00pm Javelin on infield. (extreme caution)

7.00-7.30pm; Philip O’Doherty/Maurice Ahern/Eugene Coppinger (lanes 1-3) for reps only, all recovery on the infield.

7.00- 9.00pm: John Shields/Gerry Carr/ all sprints groups (lanes 4 – 6)

7.00 – 8.30pm: Juvenile groups (lanes 7, 8)

7.30-8.00pm: Stephen Bateson/Peter McDermott/Pamela Cooper (lanes 1-3) for reps only, all recovery on infield.

8.00-8.30pm: Mick Fogarty/Noel Guiden (lanes 1-3) for reps only, all recovery on infield

8.30-9.00pm; Open for club members, not part of a training group, limited to 15 athletes.

Sundays (9.30 to 11.30):

9.30 – 11.30 Throws (Outside cage)

9.30 – 11.30 Javelin infield (Extreme caution at all times)

9.30 – 10.00 Open

10.00 – 11.00 Senior sprints groups (lanes 1 to 4)

10.00 – 11.00 Gerry Carr’s sprints group (lanes 5, 6)

10.00 to 11.00 Juvenile group (lanes 7, 8)

11.00 – 11.30 Middles distance groups (lanes 1 – 3)

Clonliffe training in Trinity (Autumn/Winter):

Tuesday & Thursdays from 7.00pm to 8.00pm only.

Dressing rooms and toilets are not available.

Please all running must be off all football pitches, this includes warm up, strides, sessions and stretching, in short we must stay off the pitches!

Clonliffe training in Santry Park:

Pods of 15 only.

Please split into smaller groups for warm ups, members of the public are weary of big groups running together.

Please all be mindful of other park users particularly when doing sessions on the paths.

Please be courteous to fellow park users.

Please follow all health advise as above.


Until further notice all Clonliffe training sessions must be booked please e mail in this format:

Day – date – time of session.

Venue (ie, track, Trinity, Santry Park, Road or other)

Lead coach/Person making booking: name – phone no. – email

All athletes taking part (total group including coaches cannot exceed 15): Names – Phones nos. (for all required)

Please club coaches/ members only e mail:

Contact us section:

Clonliffe Harriers Athletics Club, Morton Stadium, Swords Road, Santry, Dublin 9

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Contact Us:

To contact us in respect of any matter (Non Covid-19) please e mail:


Our Contact Details:

TitleNameContact NumberE-Mail Address
Club CaptainNoel Guiden087
Ladies CaptainLouise Caraher086
Juvenile CaptainGladys Cooper087
Club PresidentPaddy Marley087
Club SecretaryStephen Bateson087
Club TreasurerBrian McDonald086