Marathon Weekly Training Sessions

Due to Covid Restrictions all sessions must be pre-booked in advance

SPEED ON TRACK

Tuesdays 7.00pm-8:30pm

A regular club track session at the NUIG Running track in Dangan, Galway. This session is for NUIG students, long distance athletes and the marathon training group. Warm-up and drills beforehand at 7pm around hockey pitch. Club track session at the Athletics Track in Dangan 7:30pm to 8:30pm.

THRESHOLD SESSION

Thursdays 6:30pm – 7.30pm Tempo/Threshold Run – Dangan Pavilion (Summer) or Westside (Winter)

This session is more dedicated to the marathon group, but all are welcome. Warm-up done (ensure you warm-up 20 mins before the session), session starts at 6.30pm Tempo/Threshold session starts at the GAA pitch in Dangan (during the summer) or at the Westside, in front of the basket ball pitch (during the winter)

SUMMER IN DANGAN

Meeting at 6.30pm : Along the River Corrib

WINTER IN WEST-SIDE

Meeting at 6.30pm (around the west-side Playing fields : 1.1km loop)

LONG RUN

Sunday 9:00am- 10.30am Long Run – Cathedral

The Sunday morning run starting at the Cathedral (on the footpath opposite main Cathedral doors) has become an institution. This is about 11 miles. Here is a picture of the 11 miles loop:

We starts at about 5 min/km (8 min/mile) during the first 4 miles, then some groups will accelerate. Don’t be late, the start at 9 am is at the sound of the bell.

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