Training & Competition

The Club provides weekly training sessions at Meadowbank Arena as follows:

Junior Athletes Training, ages 5 – 7 and ages 8 - 10

Tuesday 7 - 8 pm

Development Athletes Training, ages 11 – 14

Tuesday 8 - 9 pm & Thursday 7 - 8 pm

Senior Athletes Training, ages 15+

Tuesday 8 - 9 pm & Thursday 7 - 8 pm

Club competitions take place periodically (e.g. monthly track racing).

Weekly training takes place all year round. The summer (outdoor) programme runs from April to September and the winter (indoor) programme from October to March. Training facilities are hired from Magherafelt District Council. The Club has built up an inventory of athletics training equipment bought using Club funds and generous sponsorship. Clothing and shoes for athletics are provided by members.

Club members compete regularly in events throughout the UK and Ireland, organized by the national athletics governing bodies. The Club has been very successful in developing award winning athletes throughout its history, some of whom have gone on to representation at national level.