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Junior & U23 Athletics
16 - 19 & 20 - 22 Years


Dublin Juv Indoor Championships Day 5 Relays SUNDAY 26th Feb 2023 National Indoor Arena, Abbotstown

Hi all, We are looking forward to the Relays on Day 5 of the Dublin Juvenile Indoor Championships this coming Sunday! With over 400 relay...


Juvenile Return to Training Dates

Dear Parents/Athletes, We wish to welcome you back training this week after a great summer with some fantastic weather and equally...


Juvenile Christmas Training Schedule 2021

Irishtown Stadium · Last training session Saturday 18th December · Return to training on Saturday 8th January BCS...


Training Update Wednesday 8 December 2021

Training Update Wednesday 8 December 2021 Please note the status of training this evening (Wednesday 8th December): · BCS...


Dublin Juvenile Cross Country League 3 Tymon Park Sunday 28th November 2021

The Grand Finale of the Dublin Juvenile Cross Country League Season will take place in Tymon Park this coming Sunday, 28th November 2021...


DSD Covid Protocols Update 22nd October 2021.

Members, Please note our Covid Protocols are updated inline with the current Re-Opening phase of the Covid restrictions (from 22nd...


CHECK YOUR ENTRY – Dublin Uneven Age XC Championships

Parents, Click the link below to view the provisional entries list for the Dublin Uneven Age Cross Country Championships. If you have...


Juvenile Training Moves from Marlay Park! Training at BCS from Tuesday 5th Oct.

Athletes/Parents, Please note Juvenile Tuesday/Wednesday/Thursday Training is moving from Marlay Park to BCS (Ballinteer Community...


DSD Spike Mountain – A place to recycle your pre-loved spikes!

Do you have old running spikes lying in a corner neglected and unused? Why not donate them to DSD Spike Mountain? We are continually...

Junior Athletics Blogs

Junior Athletics Competitions

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Junior Athletics Events

Junior refers to the U20 age group with athletes ranging in age from 16 to 19 years.

Members in the training groups for this section must be 18 years and over, however any athlete aged 16 years and over in the year of competition can compete in U20 and Senior competitions.

U23 athletes range in age from 20 to 22 years.

The Junior (U20) and U23 sections are a vital part in the transition of an athlete from Juvenile to Senior athletics. 
Athletes in this group have usually specialised in a specific event.  DSD has Athletics Ireland qualified coaches in each event group which caters for Sprints, Endurance, Jumps, Throws and walks groups.  All event groups are available and any athlete is welcome to join these groups, regardless of ability or ambition. 

Coaches will work with athletes to set achievable goals and form a training plan and regime to give the best possible chance of achieving their goals.  

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