Marathon Weekly Training Sessions

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


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.


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)


Meeting at 6.30pm : Along the River Corrib


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


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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