COVID-19 Guidance


COVID Level 5 Restrictions – Club CLOSED Except for U-18s Scheduled Group Training

Ireland is now at Level 5 of the Framework for Restrictive Measures. Level 5 is expected to be in place for the next 6 weeks.

Sport Ireland and Athletics Ireland issued clarifications on the implications of Level 5 on sports clubs, including athletic clubs.

The implications for Galway City Harriers are as follows:

  1. The track is closed to all club members except for scheduled training sessions for under 18s.
  2. Group Training organised by the Club for U-18s can continue in Pods of 15 max while adhering to all Covid Protocols.
  3. Sport Ireland and Athletics Ireland have advised that the 5k travel restriction does not apply to participants and coaches attending organised training for under 18s.

Parents/guardians are also exempt from the 5k limit when taking U-18s to organised training sessions.

  1. All adult group training (Fit4Life & Seniors) is cancelled.


Please take note the following guides from Athletics Ireland:

Guidance for Athletes

Guidance for Clubs

Guidance for Coaches