FAQ

If your question isn’t covered in our FAQ, drop us a line at info@belfastrunningclub.co.uk.

Q: Can I try a few club training sessions first before I join?

A: You most certainly can!  Potential members can avail of a two-week trail period during which they can attending training sessions and the social runs for free.  After the two weeks are up, we encourage you to register as a full member.

Q: Where and when do the training sessions take place?

Training sessions take place on a Tuesday and Thursday evenings at approx 6.45pm in and around south Belfast. Training venues and start times are subject to change throughout the year depending on the time of year, so all members are advised to check here, our club Facebook page and club Twitter regularly for updates.

Q: What are the social runs like and when do they take place?

A: These are informal runs that take place on a Monday and Wednesday specifically for BRC members and any potential members availing of the two-week trial period.  These runs are not coach-led so you are advised to listen to the run leader before set-off for details on what the route is. The onus will be on individual participants themselves to follow the route to the end. Anyone taking part can drop off at any time.

PLEASE NOTE: Keep an eye on our Twitter and Facebook profiles and our Facebook Group for the most up-to-date details on social runs, including routes, alternative meeting spots and cancellations.

Q: Does the club provide lockers or a secure place to leave belongings during training sessions?

A:  No. We also do not provide water or hold keys for members during training sessions, so you’re are advised to wear suitable training gear with pockets.

Q: How much is it to join?

A: Membership for the year costs £50 and we accept new members from April until December. The running year starts in April and ends in March the following year.

Q: What if a I want to register as a member in December, leaving me four months of membership for that year? Do I still have to pay the full £50?

Unfortunately, yes. At this time we’re unable to provide pricing adjusted on time of registration.

Q: I would like to join the club. How do I do this?

A: Joining is done via the online registration form.  You will need a Paypal account to pay your membership fee.  Unfortunately we can’t accept cash for membership fees or hard copy membership forms.

Q: Does Belfast Running Club offer junior membership?

A: Belfast Running Club does not offer junior membership.  The minimum age for membership is 18 years of age.

Q: Does Belfast Running Club cater for track and field athletics?

A: We are unable to cater for track and field athletics.

Q: Where can I find Belfast Running Club on social media?

A: Twitter – www.twitter.com/BelfastRunClub

Facebook – www.facebook.com/BelfastRunningClub  (our members-only Facebook group can be found here – https://www.facebook.com/groups/435264356598242/

Instagram – www.instagram.com/BelfastRunningClub

Q: I’d like to buy a club T-shirt or other club merchandise.  How can I do this?

A: Club kit can be purchased from Gotto Sports. Visit the BRC store section of their site or you can call into their store to check the gear in person (recommended)