East Cork Athletics Board was founded in 1968 and it covers the East Cork area from Ballycotton, Cobh, Carrigtwohill, Carrig Na Bhfear, Watergrasshill, Castlelyons, Conna, Youghal and Midleton.
Club members associated with the East Cork Athletics Board in the early years include:-
Noel Higgins, Brendan Hurley,Philis Kidney
Paddy Hartnett, Phil Glavin,Tom Houihan, Fr.Liam Kelleher, Joe Duggan
Gerry Russell, Willie O’Mahoney
Carrig na Bfhearr
John Hegarty, Donie Duggan
Willie Harte, Willie John Curran