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Financial Broker blog: Are you planning for a better future?

Financial Broker blog: Are you planning for a better future?

With less than 3 months to go until you Run in the Dark on 13th November, we hope that your training is in full swing. As the proud sponsors of the 2019 Run in the Dark events in Ireland, Financial Broker understands the importance of good preparation and having a...

Run in the Dark announces Financial Broker as Irish event sponsor

Run in the Dark announces Financial Broker as Irish event sponsor

Run in the Dark is delighted to announce Financial Broker as sponsor of its 2019 events in the Republic of Ireland. Financial Broker is the premier representative body for financial brokers in the country. Commenting on the partnership with Run in the Dark, Duncan...

We’re Hiring: Sales & Marketing Lead

We’re Hiring: Sales & Marketing Lead

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.

Advice from Ireland’s best

With just a few weeks left until run night, you are bound to have some last minute preparation and performance questions. So, thanks to our friends at PepTalk, we sat down with Irish rugby player Jenny Murphy and former Irish International sprinter Ailis McSweeney for...

Run in the Dark’s Motivation Music

Run in the Dark’s Motivation Music

Whether you're a running newbie or trying to beat your personal best, training for any race is difficult so why not make it a little easier? When your run is feeling a little lacklustre, blasting your favourite tunes is one of the best ways to get back in gear! And,...

6 yoga poses for runners

In the first of a series of blogs for Run in the Dark, yoga, meditation and mindfulness teacher Lee Tracey talks through 6 yoga poses to complement and enhance your running training... and they can all be done on your living room floor! Imagine as you read this you...

Avocado and Oat Muffins Recipe

Avocado and Oat Muffins Recipe

Oats are often described as the ideal fuel for runners. Unlike processed cereals or white breads, the carbohydrates in oats are complex carbohydrates. Complex carbohydrates are slower to digest, which prevents a sugar crash, and they contain more fiber and nutrients...

How I lost 10kg in 10 weeks – Mark Pollock

I’ve been doing all sorts of diets for years. And, they’ve  pretty much been a failure every time. But this summer I lost 10 kgs. Here are the 3 things I did to get there: Goals & Public Accountability Back on 18th June I weighed in at 85.2 kgs. And, I set myself...

Sweet potato brownies

Sweet potato brownies

Did you know sweet potatoes are a superfood? They are packed full of powerful nutrients such vitamin C, potassium, iron, manganese and copper. Many runners fail to meet their manganese and copper needs, which can have an impact on performance since these minerals are...

Pumpkin, Cinnamon and Spelt Bread

Pumpkin, Cinnamon and Spelt Bread

Busy Halloween weekend? Tina our Run In The Dark Nutrition expert recommends you make the best use of all those reduced price pumpkins in the shop to boost those energy levels again! "Pumpkins are another way to load up on electrolytes without a lot of added calories...

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