Training

Train With Us

North Down Athletic Club offers training from aged 8 years and older. There is currently a waiting list for children aged 8-11 (Fundamentals group).

Our training groups include:

  • Fundamentals (age 8-11)
  • Junior Track & Field
  • Junior Middle Distance
  • Middle Distance/Endurance
  • Seniors
  • Event group: Sprints
  • Event group: Throws
  • Event group: 300m/400m
  • Strength & Conditioning

Please see below for information regarding training groups.

All athletes attending training sessions must be club members. Click here for membership information

All athletes using the track at the Sportsplex should familiarise themselves with the following track etiquette: Track Etiquette for Athletes

Winter Training Schedule: September – April.

Fundamentals (WAITING LIST)

Age: 8-11

Lead Coaches: Chris Moran and Joanne Moran

Contact: ndacfundamentals@gmail.com

Day

Time

Venue

Other Info

Wednesday

19.00-20.00

Bangor Grammar School

£2 per session

 Junior Track & Field

Age: 11-14

Lead Coach: Jonny McWhinney

Contact: info@northdownac.co.uk

Day

Time

Venue

Other Info

Monday

19.15-20.15

Bangor Grammar School

£2 per session

Junior Middle Distance

Age: 11-14

Lead Coaches: Tony Wall & David McMeechan

Contact: wallanthony91@gmail.com

Day

Time

Venue

Other Info

Tuesday

18.45-20.00

Ward Park

 

Thursday

18.45-20.00

Bangor Sportsplex

£2 per session if not member of track

Athletic Development & Physical Preparation sessions

(Strength & Conditioning)

Age: 10+ and seniors

Lead Coach: Francis Marsh

Contact: fmarsh.justdoit@hotmail.co.uk

Day

Time

Venue

Other Info

Monday

17.00-18.00

Ballyholme Primary School

£2 per session

Middle Distance/Endurance

Age: ‘Youth Development (14-19yrs) & Senior (Sen 5k std: sub 19min men, 22min women)

Lead Coach: Francis Marsh & Barry Scarth

Please contact to join group: fmarsh.justdoit@hotmail.co.uk

Day

Time

Venue

Other Info

Tuesday

18.45-20.15

Bangor Sportsplex

£2 per session if not member of track

Thursday

18.45-20.15

Bangor Aurora

 

Saturday

Varies

Varies

Frequency and venue varies according to fixtures, check with Francis

Sunday

Varies

Varies

Seniors – New Beginnings

Ideal for those new to running or coming back after a break.

Aged 18+

Lead Coach: Colin Walker

Contact: ndacnb@gmail.com

Click here for training schedule

Day

Time

Venue

Other Info

Wednesday

18.30-19.30

McKee Clock

 

Seniors – Endurance training

Road Running / Endurance

Age 18+

Lead Coach: David Seaton

Contact: info@northdownac.co.uk

Click here for training schedule

Day

Time

Venue

Other Info

Monday

19.00-20.30

Sportsplex

 

Seniors – Track Session

Road Running / Endurance Track Session

Age 18+

Lead Coach: Michael Roberts / Lynne Kerr

Contact: mfaroberts@gmail.com

Day

Time

Venue

Other Info

Wednesday

18.30-19.30

Sportsplex

Track membership or PAYG payment to Sportsplex

Event Group: Sprints

Age: 14+

Lead Coach: Roger Sexton 

contact: roger.sexton@live.com       

Day

Time

Venue

Other Info

Tuesday

19.00-20.00

Ballyholme Primary School

£2 per session

Thursday

19.00-20.00

Bangor Sportsplex

£2 per session if not member of track

Saturday

No winter training

 

 

Sunday

13.30-15.00

Bangor Sportsplex

£2 per session if not member of track

Event Group: 300m/400m

Age: 14+

Lead Coach: Michael Roberts

Contact: mfaroberts@gmail.com             

Day

Time

Venue

Other Info

Tuesday

19.00-20.00

Sportsplex

Track membership or PAYG payment to Sportsplex

Thursday

19.00-20.00

Sportsplex

Saturday

11.30-12.45

Sportsplex

Sunday

13.30-15.00

Sportsplex

Event Group: Throws

Age: 14+

Lead Coach: Paul Kirkpatrick

Contact: paulsgym@hotmail.co.uk

Day

Time

Venue

Other Info

Tuesday

19.00-20.00

Sportsplex

Track membership or PAYG payment to Sportsplex

Thursday

19.00-20.00

Sportsplex

Sunday

10.30-12.00

Sportsplex