We started out as a group of new runners looking for a pathway to continue and improve upon our running. We meet every Monday and Wednesday at 7.00pm at the Cricket Pavilion in Ward Park. We do a variety of training sessions on rotation to complement and improve our running form and performance. We are an all inclusive group and welcome members with a range of different abilities, from newly graduated Couch to 5k runners right up to marathon runners! Each session is completed at an individual's own pace - it's your session and we want you to get the best from it.
Meet the Coaches
'Big' Ivan is well known, as he's been involved in the local running scene for over a decade. His passion to get people running started with Couch-to-5k, but he now mentors all levels. His moto: 'run for fun!'
Charise is a keen trail runner, often found running through mud and forest tracks on the Ulster Way. She enjoys structured training and her passion - to share her running experience (5kms to Marathons) with fellow runners, prompted her move to coaching back in 2016.
Busy mum Roisin, took up running three years ago as a means of gaining some time for herself. Now a leader in running fitness (LiRF), Roisin has found a passion in sharing her skills with others and giving something back to the club that she loves.
Fitness fan Oran took up running in 2016 as a means of de-stressing and spending less time behind a desk. Now a qualified LIRF, he aims to share his passion for running with others.
Kevin switched to running several years ago after previously playing football and cycling. He enjoys running for fitness and wellbeing, particularly trail running and 10k distance events.
Helen qualified as a LIRF early 2019 and is keen to use her enthusiasm to encourage runners of all levels to 'go the distance'!
John became interested in running after his wife completed the Couch25k programme in Bangor and persuaded him to try it as a recent retiree. John took to running immediately and has progressed so much that he recently completed his LIRF qualification.
Terry very much enjoys the social side of running and is not shy about taking on a challenge. From ultra running to marathons, Terry has done it all.
Marathon centurion Fiona has clocked up over 100 marathons.
Join the fun
For membership forms - simply click the button to the right