Run Skills and Session Planning Workshop Cork, 15th November

TI Logo - Light GreenWorking with Athletics Ireland, TI will be running a run theory and skills workshop in Cork on the 15th November at the Mardyke Arena, 10am-3pm. The aim of the day is to help athletes and coaches gain a better understanding of how to plan sessions and seasons from a running perspective. The day will be in two parts with the second half of the day focusing on run drills and technique. There  will also be an introduction to video analysis and what to look for. Guest speakers will be presenting on the day as well as having some of the Athletics Ireland High Performance Athletes in attendance to help with the skills and drills demonstrations.


The day will sun from 10-3 pm with a break for lunch (please bring your own lunch)


Session Design and Season Planning for Triathlon (Run Specific)- 10-12pm

This session will involve the theory behind planning your season. Examples of how to plan a run training session either for yourself or for your club. The focus will be on endurance running sessions such as 5km, 10km and half marathon. Steve Macklin from Athletics Ireland will be showing you how to plan a Microcycle and Macrocycle and there will be group interaction in this workshop, so you will get a chance to work with other coaches and share ideas. There will be a specific Triathlon focus with a guest speaker also talking about how he plans his season.


Run Workshop (1-3pm)

The second session will be practical and will focus on correct run technique, drills and sessions to use for yourself or with your club. Steve Macklin will take this session and will go through a programme of run specific drills to aid and improve your running. The sessions will be of benefit to individuals or for current club coaches.


The session is limited to 30 places so please register early to avoid disappointment. The day will cost 20 euro per person which must be paid on-line when you register.

Registration will be going online at Triathlon Ireland in the next few days.

For further information about the day please contact the Munster Development Officer Anna Crooks on