Track sessions are held place each Tuesday evening at St Mary’s track Castlebar GMIT, and on Thursday evening at Claremorris Athletics track.

Sessions are from 7pm – 8pm.

Allow time for warm up from 6.30pm

These sessions are strictly for Mayo AC members only.

Location maps

Claremorris Athletics track: Eircode: F12 KX63


Castlebar GMIT track:




Sessions take place on Saturday mornings led by Mike Griffin and Colette Tuohy.

Locations used are Mellet's Hill Swinford, Ballinrobe Racecourse, and Belleek.

Check out website Club News for updates on location each week they take place.



Are ongoing at different track locations. Declan Owens is our co-ordinator and communicates group information.

Sprint sessions are led by coach John Walkin 086 873 8018.

You can contact him / join the WhatsApp sprint group for up to date information on locations, time, session format etc




Training sessions are conducted under the guidance of club coach Matt Bidwell.
Colette Tuohy leads the sessions at Castlebar on Tuesday evenings.

If you have any Covid-19 symptoms, under no circumstances should you attend the track sessions


Track sessions are €3.00 per member – please pay this in full on the gate each evening.


Training News

Training: Pyramid session

April 14, 2020 | Comments Off on Training: Pyramid session

                Pyramid session for this week Warm-up (5 to 10 mins light running) Dynamic drills 4 lots of strides

This week’s speed sessions

April 7, 2020 | Comments Off on This week’s speed sessions

Session details from Matt Bidwell*: Warm-up (5 to 10 mins light running) Dynamic drills 4 lots of strides Then: Speed session –  6 x 1km off 105 secs recovery (should…

Training plan: this week’s speed session

March 24, 2020 | Comments Off on Training plan: this week’s speed session

Matt Bidwell’s training guide for this week’s speed session – for both the Castlebar and the Claremorris runners.

Training plan for today

March 19, 2020 | Comments Off on Training plan for today

Matt Bidwell’s plan for today’s training session:

Interim training suggestion

March 12, 2020 | Comments Off on Interim training suggestion

In view of track sessions cancellation Matt Bidwell has suggested this interim training: An example of a solo training session would be 6 x 1k off 105 seconds recovery. Same…