In 1976, longtime Donore women’s coach Jim Mcnamara qualified for the Olympic marathon in the trial which is staged in Limerick that year. So in 2018, it was good to see a Donore Harriers female on the marathon podium in […]
IUAA T&F Championships 2018 Lookback to the IUAA track and field championships in Belfast where there were some great results for our athletes competing for their colleges Darragh Fitzgibbon UCD took home one of the most keenly-fought titles, when he […]
There has been lots of wins and podium finishes for Donore runners in the last few weeks. The long-running Clonliffe 2 mile race had its 127th outing in Santry on April 28th. There was a Donore ladies 2nd and 3rd […]
Welcome to the Donore Harriers’ website. As you progress through our site, you will learn about the club’s proud history, achievements and its athletes who have contributed so much over the last 120 years.
Located on the banks of the river Liffey, in the scenic village of Chapelizod, it is a dream location for athletics of all standards. One hundred yards away, the magnificent Phoenix Park with its wide variety of terrain and running trails provides our members with superb training options. We also have an excellent 5 lane polyurethane track and infield equipped for sprint, distance, throwing and jumping disciplines.
We are a very busy club, competing during the winter in cross country and road events, and from April we are involved in Track and Field athletics. The indoor season begins in January and involves many of our younger athletes but also our senior throwers, sprinters and middle distance athletes.
We have a large membership, aged from 8 years to 90 and if you would like to join us just call by or email us for more info.