Train with Us


Coach-led training is offered on Mondays and Wednesdays. Everyone is welcome. When we are on the roads (every Monday) please wear bright clothing suitable for season and weather. Reflective bibs etc are essential in winter months.


Monday Training

Our main training session of the week. 

 

Format: Tempo and steady runs of up to one hour. We form into groups by pace before heading out to the roads and paths of Ballymena. 

Time: 6:20pm for announcements. Training groups leave at 6:30pm.

Location: Seven Towers Leisure Centre, Trostan Avenue, Ballymena BT43 7BL.

For current session rotas please click on "Rota for Leaders" to the left.


Wednesday Training

Strength and speed for endurance runners.

Format: Through the summer we're offering a mix of off-road hill and speed work. 

Time: 6:30pm. Please consult the "Rota for Leaders" (left navigation) for current locations and times. (On the rota, Wednesday's information is supplied after Monday's.)

Location: Portglenone Forest, Lurig, Ecos Park, Ballymena Academy or Antrim Forum Track. 

 

Portglenone Forest BT44 8BN

 

 

 

Ecos Park BT43 7QA

 

Antrim Track BT41 4DQ. We meet on the track, not in the leisure centre.

 

Lurig meeting point in Cushendall BT44 0NB. Travelling from Ballymena, turn left at the T junction, over the bridge and immediately left. Car park with loos.

 

Ballymena Academy BT42 1AJ


Weekends

If you want company for a weekend run there's lots on offer:

  • local Ecos parkrun
  • hill adventures in the Glens of Antrim
  • marathon training groups