We have had many members over the years but below are a few of the more famous alumni to have ran with the club over the years.
The author of Dracula competed with the club in the 1870s while working as a civil servant in Dublin.
Between 1880 and 1887 Purcell competed for three athletic clubs in the Dublin area, Metropolitan Hurling Club, Civil Service Harriers Athletic Club and Haddington Harriers Athletic Club. He emigrated to the USA in 1888. Originally from Barefield, Co, Clare Purcell was considered to be one of the finest all round Irish athletes of the 1880s.While the hop, step and jump was his premier event he also competed in the hurdles, sprints, and both the long jump and steeplechase among others.
John Lawlor, 4th in the hammer in the 1960 Games in Rome and Lawlor again competed in the hammer at the 1964 Olympic Games in Tokyo.
Paddy Lowry competed in the 100 and 200 metres at the 1960 Olympics in Rome
Carroll represented Ireland in the 1968 Olympics in Mexico in both the 400 and 800 metres. He also won 14 National Championships over both distances in the 1960s in addition to two European Indoor titles over 800 metres. Carroll was also hugely instrumental in establishing the Dublin Marathon in 1980.
Hegarty represented Ireland in the Hammer 1984 Olympic Games in Los Angeles.