Midleton AC

Senior Section

Registration &

Club Constitution


Juvenile Section

Club Gear

Midleton 5 Mile


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Since its foundation in October 1966, the club has served as a focal point for those within our community who are interested and passionate about running, whether as participants, coaches, administrators or supporters.

At its core, the Adult Club is focused on providing a healthy outlet for all to participate in athletic pursuits in an environment that is welcoming, nurturing and socially engaging. Whatever the preferred activity, whether road running, cross-country, track and field, running for fun, or playing a supporting role, the club is proud to welcome you to be part of its great tradition, spanning over half a century.

The Adult club has over 170 members, ranging in age from twenty something to over seventy and welcomes runners of all standards.New members always welcome.

Potential applicants are encouraged to contact the club with any queries. If you were a member of another club registered with Athletics Ireland in the last three years, you need to contact that club secretary to initiate a transfer.

Associate Membership is also available to athletes who run with other clubs registered with Athletics Ireland and want to train with us.

For more details, please contact Danny at 0872403940 Senior Section queries only.

Ger O Regan,

Club Captain

Declan Dorgan,

Vice Captain

Donie Walsh,

Club Coach

Registration & Club Constitution

New members always welcome. Registration forms are online.

Potential applicants are advised to contact the club with any queries.

New members MUST be over 18.

If you were a member of another club registered with Athletics Ireland in the last three years, you need to contact that club secretary to initiate a transfer.

Associate Membership is also available to athletes who run with other clubs registered with Athletics Ireland and want to train with us.

For more details, please contact Danny at 0872403940

Senior Section queries only.

Please read our Club Constitution before joining:

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Running clubs will encourage you to vary your training. Midleton AC offers various training sessions; Monday night - speed work, Wednesday night - circuits and a tempo run. A long run will usually happen at the weekends and is organised among members via social media. We also offer a couch

to 5K service on Wednesdays.



Speed/Hills/Interval Training

6pm - 7pm

Winter Training: Midleton College Hockey Pitch

Summer Training: Midleton College Cricket Pitch

Coach: Donie Walsh


Tempo Training

7pm - 7:30pm

Meet at Dairygold co-op

Couch 2 5K

Begins in September


Long Run

3- 4 groups of members meet in an informal capacity for longer runs, ranging from 7 - 21 miles, depending on what races they may be preparing for.

Communication is typically by social media and all are welcome.

Midleton 5 Mile

Joe Hourigan Memorial

Join us in Midleton for the first Thursday in May for our annual five mile race.

The event is run by Midleton AC members on a voluntary basis to promote running in the community.

The race headquarters, registration number collection, post-race reception and prize giving all take place at the easily accessible Market Green Shopping Centre which has plenty of parking and is only a few hundred metres from the race start.


Winners of this year’s Midleton 5 mile were Kealey Tideswell of Clonmel AC and Michael Harty of Eastb Cork AC.

Club Gear

Club gear is provided by Irish company Intosport.

Singlets, t-shirts and long sleeved t-shirts for adults and juveniles are available all year here.

A full shop runs twice a year with a range of additional gear such as hoodies and training joggers.

All items are custom to order and are therefore non returnable. If you need help, please contact customercare@intosport.ie.


Midleton AC

Juvenile Section

Registration & Fees

Codes of Conduct


Privacy Statement

Child Welfare

Membership &

Registration Policy

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Registration & Fees

Please click on the button below to submit an expression of interest. This will only be available at certain

times of the year.

Membership Fees for 2023

First Child – €60 / All other children – €50

  • Memberships fees includes:
  • Registration fee with Athletics Ireland (this includes insurance);
  • Entries for all team events (Relays and XC teams);
  • Entry fees for athletes who qualify for All-Ireland’s; and
  • Entry to two individual events at County T&F Championships.

As Midleton AC has no training grounds of their own, all members are asked to contribute training fees each term towards the rental of training venues.

Training Fees for 2023

U11 Upwards

Term 1: February - March €25, Term 2: April - July €50

Term 3: September - December €50

Existing Members Registration

New Members Registration

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Expressions of Interest

Age Groupings

Age groupings for 2024

U9 - (born) 2016

U13 - (born) 2012

U17 - born (2008)

U10 - (born) 2015

U14 - (born) 2011

U18 - born (2007)

U11 - (born) 2014

U15 - (born) 2010

U19 - born (2006)

U12- (born) 2013

U16 - (born) 2009

Existing Members Registration

New Members Registration


What a training session will look like?

Indoor Track & Field

January to March

Outdoor Track & Field

April to July

Juvenile Athletics’ Seasons

​January – March: Cross Country and Indoor T & F and Cross Country

April – July: Outdoor T & F

August: Break – Recharge the batteries

September – December: Cross Country

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Cross Country

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Club Training


Club Gear

Child Welfare

Midleton Athletics Club is committed to the safeguarding of all children and young people in athletics.

Our safeguarding policies have been developed as required by national legislation, policy and guidelines as outlined in Children First, Sport Ireland and Athletics Ireland. These are available by clicking on the logos below.

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Child Welfare Officers

All our officers also help out in various competitions with the Juvenile competitors. If you have any concerns relating to child welfare, please contact Child Welfare Officers: Tim,

Sinead or Philip.

If the concern is about the Children's Officer, please contact the Chairperson of the club: Tommy Houlihan,

Telephone: 0874552463

Email: tom.houlihan@yahoo.com

Tim Mahony



Training: Various training sessions

Sineád O'Driscoll



Training sessions:

Tuesdays U11 / U12

Thursdays U9 / U10

Philip Roche



Training sessions:

Mardyke & various

training sessions.

Codes of Conduct

Please take your time to read in full our Codes of Conduct.

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Codes of Conduct for Children and Adults

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Code of Conduct for Parents/Guardians

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Code of Conduct for Coaches, Officials and Volunteers

Privacy Statement

About Us

​Midleton Athletic Club is affiliated to the Athletic Association of Ireland (Athletics Ireland). Athletics Ireland is the governing body for the sport of Athletics in Ireland and is affiliated to the European Athletic Association (EAA) and is the Member Federation for Ireland of the International Association of athletics Federations (IAAF) the world governing body of sport.

What data we will collect:

​On becoming a member, the club will need to collect certain information about your child which will include the child’s name, date of birth, gender, address and place of birth as well as the parent/guardian’s name, email address, telephone number, the name of the athletics Ireland affiliated club that your child is a member of (all referred to as Athletics Data). We also collect the full name and telephone number of the emergency contact(s) nominated by you, as well as any medical conditions as provided by you. All of the personal data we collect from you will be collected, stored and processed in accordance with the terms of Athletics Ireland Club Privacy Policy and Privacy Statement at www.athleticsireland.ie/clubs/gdpr

Photography and film consent

​The Athletics Ireland photography policy is available on www.athleticsireland.ie/news/new-photography-and-film-guidelines

As far as is possible Midleton AC will not allow photographs, video or other images of children/young people to be published without the consent of the parents/guardians and children/young people.

Membership & Privacy Statement

Membership & Registration Policy

  • It is imperative, most importantly for insurance purposes that all athletes are registered members of Athletics Ireland.
  • All athletes must compete in the East Cork and County Championships in Track & Field and/or Cross Country.
  • Athletes are encouraged to compete in both Track & Field and Cross Country.