COVID-19 Guidance

Coronavirus

COVID-19

Update 29th January 2021

Government guidance on level 5 restriction has been updated. Full details of updated level 5 restrictions can be found HERE.

Training

People may meet with people from one other household in outdoor settings when taking exercise. This must be within 5km of your home.

No indoor or outdoor exercise group activities, including those involving children, should take place.

Individual training only. No exercise or dance classes. No indoor or outdoor gatherings involving “individual training” except for professional and elite sports. (AAI elites are high-performance athletes who have an exemption to continue to train. These athletes have a letter of exemption from the AAI High Performance Director).

 

Ireland is moving to Level 5 from the 24th December 2020

Update 22nd December 2020

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

https://www.athleticsireland.ie/about/COVID-19

https://www.sportireland.ie/news/return-to-sport-expert-group-issues-guidance-to-sports-sector

The implications for Galway City Harriers are as follows:

  1. Non-contact training in pods of up to 15 may take place outdoors while adhering to all Covid Protocols.
  2. Professional and elite sports are permitted to continue behind closed doors
  3. All other training activities should be individual only.

 

Please take note the following guides from Athletics Ireland:

Guidance for Athletes
https://www.athleticsireland.ie/downloads/results/Phase_1_Guide_for_Athletes_Athletics_13_May_2020_(1).pdf

Guidance for Clubs
https://www.athleticsireland.ie/downloads/results/Phase_1_Guide_for_Clubs_final_Athletics_13_May_2020.pdf

Guidance for Coaches
https://www.athleticsireland.ie/downloads/results/Phase_1_Guide_for_Coaches_Athletics_13_May_2020_(1).pdf