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Frequently Asked Questions about, joining, training and racing

Training Sessions

What kind of training do you do? Tuesday and Thursday evenings: There are various training sessions you may encounter at the club from sprinting to fartlek/interval training, determined each week by our qualified coaches. All...

Joining FAQ

When does the club train? The club training nights are Tuesday and Thursday at 7 PM sharp from the clubhouse in Bushy Park, Terenure. Can I try it out before joining? Workouts are held every Tuesday and...

Championship Races

Most of the runners who join the club have never done a championship race and feel that just getting through the weekly training sessions they are already champions. When you listen to the news...

Running Economy: How to run faster for longer

What is running economy? According to Wikipedia Running Economy (RE) measures runners' energy utilization when running at an aerobic intensity.  Those who are able to consume less oxygen while running at a given pace are...
fast running uphill

Training Paces

In running pace is all about how fast you are moving and is usually expressed in relation to how fast you could run a mile, 10 kilometres (tempo pace) or even a...
Men in gym with trainer exercising on fit boxes.

Strength Program

The core is the foundation for your movements, enabling mobility in the upper and lower body, directing power efficiently to your limbs, and stabilising your spine, ribcage, and pelvis against the stress...

Intro to Sports Psychology

Thanks again to Sports Psychologist Colm Murphy for a really interesting talk last night attended by over 60 club members in Bushy Park. Many thanks also to Breda Browne for organising. As promised a...

Cross Country I Love You

Cross Country I Love You by Michael Cunningham See Sportsworld Running Clubs Cross Country Titles to date here: Cross Country Titles Cross Country I Love You. Well one of us had to say it. The Cross Country...

Graded time of year

This time three years ago Packie Enright (the only person with his own name on his singlet), was commissioned to write a short report on the graded track and field events that happen over the summer, and...