Training

We hold 3 organised club sessions per week:

  • Monday Road and Hill Session  – Meet at The County Hall at 18:15
  • Wednesdays at 18:00 – The Farm, Curraheen Sports Ground
  • Fridays at 18:00 – Tramore Valley Park

New Members Welcome

St Finbarr’s AC is always open to new members and is well known to be a friendly, inviting and inclusive club. Runners of all levels are welcome to join the club.

You can join sessions for up to 2 weeks as a trial before you consider becoming an official member. 

If you feel the club is right for you, you are then more than welcome to Join St. Finbarr’s AC anytime throughout the year. 

You will find that we place a high value on participation and enjoyment where the talent of each and every member, from the occasional jogger to the serious competitor, is valued and encouraged.

We usually split into 3 different groups at sessions, including an introductory group, so you will always find a pace to suit your current ability & challenge you at the same time. 

Monday Session 

Road and Hills Session with Donie Murray.

Meet at the County Hall (Carrigrohane Road) at 18:15.

The group will run out the flat road followed by hill repeats and a flat road run back .

Hi-Viz with reflective strips essential for this session.

Wednesdays 18:00 The Farm, Curraheen Sports Ground 

Interval and speed work session with Marion Lyons and Eamonn McEvoy.

Examples: 400m, 800m, 1km, 1 mile repeats at current 5km pace. 

Fridays 18:00 Tramore Valley Park

Tempo sessions with Eamonn McEvoy and Marion Lyons.

Examples: 3 x 7 minutes,  4 x 8 minutes at tempo pace (about 25 second per mile slower than current 5km pace). 

If you are interested in joining, why not come along for a test drive! We’ll be more than happy to answer any questions you may have and offer advice on your training too. 

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