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We’re Hiring: Communications Manager

We’re Hiring: Communications Manager

The Mark Pollock Trust is hiring two sales and customer service staff to work on Run in the Dark 2018. This is a 3-month contract working in a busy, dynamic office with the opportunity to be part of a global running event and support a worthwhile cause.

Run in the Dark Press Release Oct 2021

  #LockdownIreland Press Release – OCT 29 2021.   For immediate release –   61% of Irish adults say they are now more resilient than pre-lockdown (resilient = better able to deal with tough times at home or in work). Just 40% of Irish people plan to...

Run in the Dark Press Release 2021

      Run in the Dark 2021 - We’re Virtual-ly There!   Key points:   Despite continuing global restrictions, current 2021 entries exceed 2020 tally at same date. Thousands in 1400 locations around the globe have already signed up for Virtual 5k and 10k....

Your Guide to Virtual Running

A virtual event is different to in-person events as it can be completed in your own location. It is up to you to decide where you will run, come up with your own route then run/jog/walk the designated distance! Although virtual runs have been gaining in popularity in...

5 ways to overcome procrastination

  Making a start Before we start anything there is always that moment of trepidation, if you are anything like me there is the seduction of procrastination and there is always that stall or pause when you have to urge yourself on before the magic of momentum...

Raw Cacao Snickers Bites

Raw Cacao Snickers Bites

Who says a healthy diet can't include chocolate? Our running coach John O'Regan is a big fan of protein rich chocolate milk for recovery. Like John, we all like a sweet treat now and again, but there's no reason it can't be packed full of nutrients. Using raw cacao is...

Run in the Dark 5k Training Plan

Run in the Dark 5k Training Plan

We've all been there... you print out the training plan, vow to follow it religiously... and then life happens. You struggle to get up early in the morning to fit in your training, or to go for a run after work. You've a niggling injury that's keeping you from...

Run in the Dark 10k Training Plan

Run in the Dark 10k Training Plan

Looking to get your training started, but not sure how where to begin? We've got you covered! Our Run in the Dark coach, John O'Regan, has designed training plans to get you ready to run 5km or 10km in 10 weeks. We've also included some tips to keep you motivated...

Karl Henry

About Karl Henry Karl Henry is one of the leading personal trainers in Ireland. As well as doing personal training, Karl also specialises in corporate fitness and wellness. As a fitness expert, he has appeared on numerous TV shows and features in magazines on a...

Financial Broker Blog: How active will your retirement be?

How active will your retirement be? Run in the Dark is not only for young athletes! One of the aspects that attracted Financial Broker to sponsor Run in the Dark events in Ireland in 2019 is that it is open to anyone over the age of 14 and whether they want to run or...

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