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 recent years, because of the current restrictions […]
5 Ways to Overcome Procrastination: Staying on Track
Make a Start Before we start anything, there is always that moment of trepidation. If you’re 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 comes to keep you moving toward your goals, plans, intentions, […]
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 walk. […]
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 clear training plan in place […]
6 Running Training Tips From Ireland’s Best For Your Next Event
In the lead up to a running event, 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 (who was part of the first Irish rugby team to beat New Zealand) and former record-breaking Irish International sprinter Ailis […]
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, playing music while you train is […]
6 Yoga Poses for Runners: Stretching Beyond the Finish Line
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! As you read this, imagine you are out pounding the pavement, perhaps […]
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 a ten-week […]