Belfast Running Club train in the south of the city and cater to runners of various abilities across the greater Belfast area.

For latest updates on our club please see our BRC Updates page.

For members: Membermojo store for bookings (e.g. Strength class on Thursdays). Always use the sign-in by email option.

Our current sessions are:

  • Tuesdays 6.30pm meeting at Ozone car park at Ormeau park, (open to trial members)
  • Thursdays 6.30pm meeting at Mary Peters track on certain nights. See below training plan for full details, (open to trial members)
  • Thursdays 7pm Strength Training (members only)

We are open to new members and you can avail of 2 free weeks before deciding if you want to join the club. Please get in touch with us first if you want to try out a session. The only prerequisite we recommend for attending training is being able to run 5K in distance.

You can use our contact page or use FaceBook messenger to contact us on our public Facebook page

We don’t have club premises but Ormeau park is essentially the home location of the club.

April Training Plan 2024

With longer daylight hours Tuesday workouts will be in Ormeau Park. Mary Peters track moving to Thursday nights and is only available on certain nights. Tuesday will have more tempo-style workouts while Thursday track will focus on shorter interval workouts.

Tuesday: Meet at Ormeau at the Ozone car park 6.30pm

2nd April – 2 x (3 x 1K, 2 mins recovery). 4 mins rest between sets. Running between Ormeau parkrun start-line to 1K marker and back. Keep to the left on the the paths.

9th April – 2 x (8 x 30 seconds hill sprints, 90 seconds jog back recovery) 5 mins rest between sets. Using the main entrance hill at Ormeau park

16th April – 4 x 6 mins tempo pace, 3 mins jog recovery

23rd April – 3K tempo, 4 mins recovery. Then 6 – 8 x 400m, 90 seconds recovery

30th April – 3 to 5K tempo – rest 4 minutes – 3 to 5K tempo
Sub 20 5K runners will do 2 x 5K at tempo pace
Between 20 – 25 mins 5K runners will do 2 x 4K
25 + min 5K runners will do 2 x 3K

Thursday: Meet at Mary Peters Track 6.30pm

4th April – 12 x 300m intervals, 2 minutes recovery (more recovery than you’d get on 400m intervals)

11th April – No training: the track is booked exclusively for a competition

18th April – 12 x 400m, 90 seconds recovery

25th April – 2 x (10 x 200m, 90 seconds recovery) 5 mins rest between sets

Every Thursday in April – Strength and conditioning (paid up club members only) for runners at Fortius Gym 7pm-8pm. £8 per session. Membermojo store for bookings


Social run Sunday 10.00am from Lock Keepers with a coffee courtesy of the club afterwards
Long run, 6 – 10 miles.