Links

You may find some of these sites useful

Athletic Associations

Athletics Ireland – the association that guides the progress of all athletic clubs in Ireland

Irish Sports Council – the association that governs all sports organisations in Ireland

Olympic Council of Ireland – the association that governs Irish representation at Olympic competition

Learn more about athletics

For adult runners, the use of pace calculators can be useful. Record your time for a known distance and enter this into a ‘pace calculator’. Suggested training paces for certain runs are produced – others produce predicted finishing times for other distances. A range of pacing calculators are at http://www.runnersworld.com/tag/pace-calculators

In Moy Valley AC, we endeavour to develop each and every one of our athletes encouraging good technique. This interesting article explores the development of speed in young athletes and the holistic view of young athlete development – http://www.runningmechanics.com/articles/runing-intuitive-or-complex/title/

Interesting TED talk on the evolution of athletics

Other clubs

Mayo Athletic Club – website that documents the activities of Mayo Athletic Club members

Westport Athletic Club – website detailing all activities of Westport Athletic Club members