Club Information

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Belfast Running Club trains in the south of the city and caters to runners of various abilities across the greater Belfast area.
We train on Tuesday and Thursday nights. Click here for more details about club training sessions.

Belfast Running Club is currently open for new member registrations and re-registrations for the 2016/17 running year. Click here for more information on membership and to register online.

Thinking of joining us? Non-members can avail of a two-week trial period before deciding to become a member. Click here for more information. 

 

Club Committee

Our club committee is made up of members who volunteer their time freely to help manage and develop the club. The committee is elected annually by members at the club AGM, with positions co-opted throughout the year when required.

Chair:  Stevey Garland

Asst. Chair & PRO:  Gráinne Brinkley

Secretary:  Joanne Busch

Treasurer:  Joanna McArdle

Asst. Treasurer:  Joan Duffy

Welfare:  Helen Reid

Club Development: Rowena Fair

Registrations: Maggie Beaufoy

Social:  Jonathan Porter

Head Coach:  Liam McGarry

Asst. Coaches:  Evan Whetsell & Eileen Dillon.

 

The work of Belfast Running Club is divided into the following areas to help manage the various aspects of the club:

Club Development: Child and vulnerable adult protection; compliance and good governance; Clubmark (bronze; club development plan; manage club Programmes e.g. JogBelfast).

Coaching and Competitions: Develop club coaches; devise training plans/sessions; coach JogBelfast; manage Club Teams; educate coaches and runners.

Funding and Finance: Financial reporting; managing accounts; funding and grants; sponsorships and partnerships; fundraising; registrations.

Marketing: Manage website, Facebook, Twitter and other digital communication platforms; club newsletter; manage media enquiries and PR activities.

Social and Inclusion: Pro-actively ensure club is open to all; welcome and facilitate new members/runners; provide social opportunities for club members; support club members and club programmes; facilitate people who want to meet up and go for runs; organise and facilitate events.

The committee’s work is very gratefully supported by numerous, dedicated club volunteers who help out in all of the above areas. Without the help of volunteers this club would not exist. If you would like to volunteer with any of these club areas, please feel free to drop us a line at info@belfastrunningclub.co.uk