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Frequently Asked Questions about, joining, training and racing

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...

Training Variety

While you may be guilty of lacing up your running shoes and going for any old ‘run,’ mixing up your training and including a variety of different running workouts will make you a faster,...

How To Do A Dublin Graded Track Race

The Dublin Graded meetings are track races organised by Dublin Athletics over all distances and participants are graded according to ability with A the top standard. B and C can sometimes be a mixed...

Staying injury free

Are you moving poorly because you are in pain or are you in pain because you are moving poorly?   If there's been an identifiable incident that has caused the injury or pain, a sprain or...
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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...
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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...

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...

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...

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...

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...