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Vicarstown parkrun celebrates 200 runs with special guests

Vicarstown parkrun celebrated it's 200th run on Saturday last, and over the last four years almost 1500 different runners have completed the 5k Grass...

Back-to-back National League titles for St Abban’s women

To win a national title once is incredible, but to go out and defend it the year after is remarkable. And that is the feat...

Glory days as St Abban’s enjoy incredible success at All Ireland Track and Fields

St Abban's Athletic Club have rubbed shoulders with the best in the country for well over half a century and they continued their proud...

Emo Rath’s Eoin bags another gold medal as Laois athletes excel

Emo Rath athlete Eoin Keenan brought the curtain down on his juvenile athletics career with another gold medal winning performance, this time in the...

Running from Injury: Exciting course aimed at therapists, runners and coaches

It's no secret we have a huge tradition of athletics here in Laois, and like any sport, it can result in performance debilitating injuries. Dr...

Summer League concludes in glorious sunshine in Vicarstown

The Laois Athletics Downeys Nissan Summer Athletics league concluded on Monday evening last. There was a very enjoyable programme of events in Vicarstown. Competition was held...

Glory for Kelly at prestigious Cork City Sports 1500m

There was glory for a young Laois man at the popular Cork City Sports athletics meeting last night. St Abban's runner Cian Kelly took the...

Success for Laois athletes at All-Ireland juvenile Track and Field championships

The All-Ireland Juvenile Track & Field Championships take place over two weekends, and last weekend saw some great performances from the best of the...

We have a national long jump champion in our midst

One Emo-Rath athlete has continued to excel in the long, triple and high jumps and is earmarked for even more success in the future. Eoin...

The Summer Athletics Camp is back in Vicarstown again this July

The Summer Athletics Camps is back for a third year, as Athletics Ireland, in conjunction with Oughaval AC and Stradbally/Vicarstown/Timahoe Activity and Wellness Hub...

Silver for talented Laois athlete at Tailteann Games

Ava O'Connor brought home a silver medal to Emo at the Tailteann Games in Santry, Dublin, on Saturday June 23. Ava moved up an age group...

In Pictures: All-Ireland titles galore for Laois athletes at Special Olympics Ireland Games

Five Laois athletes are in line to represent Ireland at the Special Olympics in 2019 following phenomenal performances at the national Games over the...

In Pictures: Huge success for Laois athletes at Leinster Juvenile Track and Field

The Leinster Athletics Track & Field championships drew to a close on Sunday evening last, and what a weekend it was for Laois Athletes. The...

Moloney leads the way with brilliant gold as Laois athletes among the medals at...

Ballyroan-Abbeyleix runner Sorcha Moloney was the big Laois winner at the All Ireland schools Track and Field finals in Tullamore today - as she...

Laois athletes go for All Ireland glory at schools track and field finals

The elite young athletes of the country will gather in Tullamore on Saturday for the prestigious All Ireland schools track and field finals -...

In Pictures: St Abban’s women finish fourth in Europe

History was made by the Monavea based club when they won the National League Premier Division in August of last year. Another piece of history...

Laois athletics club set to represent Ireland in European championships this weekend

St Abban's Athletics club women's team are making the 4050 mile round-trip to Finland this weekend to complete in their first-ever European club championships. A...

Here is a round up of the Laois Secondary Schools Track & Field Championship

Brought to you in association with Downey’s Autostop St Abban's Athletic Club was a busy spot last Wednesday, as 45 competitions, both track and field, went...

Curtain comes down on Laois Athletics Road Race series as Sweeney and Hunter take...

The sun was shining in Portarlington for the final event in this year's road series which was hosted by St Michael's Athletics Club on...

In Pictures: Great turnout at Good Friday run in Emo Court

While Good Friday as we have known it up to now has changed this year - with pubs allowed to open and serve drink...

Are you up for this premier 5k road run?

Do you think you have what it takes to run the fast-paced Streets of Kilkenny road run this Thursday, March 29 at 7pm? Over 450 have already...

In Pictures: Geoghegan and Sweeney the big winners in Laois Athletics senior road races

The Downey's Nissan Laois Senior Road Races took place in Fisherstown this morning in glorious weather as St Abban's dominated the men's event with...

In Pictures: Record number take part in Portlaoise 5k race

The Streets of Portlaoise 5k race saw a record number of 800 runners take part on St Patrick's Day. The annual 5k road race took...

What you need to know if you’re taking part in the Streets of Portlaoise...

Parades will be taking place all over the county on St Patrick's Day but the Streets of Portlaoise 5k run has also become a...

Laois athletes impress on final day of Leinster indoor action

The 2018 Leinster Athletics Indooor Season concluded yesterday in AIT, and some Laois athletes certainly kept the best wine until last. Sunday's programme comprised Hurdles,...

Mulhare and Geoghegan take top prizes in Laois intermediate road races

The second race in the Downeys Nissan/Laois Athletics championships and juvenile non championships races took place in Ballyfin on Sunday morning in perfect conditions. The...
The St John's 5km Fun Run

Full steam ahead for St John’s 5km Fun Run in Monasterevin

Plans are well in place for the fourth St John’s Fun Run. The event this year takes place on March 11 at 1pm in Monasterevin. In...
Barry Pender and Sarah Buggy claimed National Indoor titles

WATCH: Two national titles for Laois athletes at Indoor Championships

There was great success for two Laois athletes at the National Indoor Championships this weekend. The St Abban's duo of Barry Pender and Sarah Buggy...

In Pictures: Busy day of action as Laois indoor athletics finals take place

The Laois indoor athletics finals took place last weekend in Nenagh with a series of track and field events down for decision from U-8...
Athlone Institute of Technology will host the Laois Indoor Championships tomorrow

Countdown on to Laois Athletics County Indoor event

The countdown is on to Laois Athletics 2018 County Indoor Track and Field Championship, due to take place at the Nenagh Indoor Stadium this...
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