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...

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...

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...

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

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...

Nutty Porridge Bread

Protein is key for exercise recovery. So for anyone recovering from a busy weekend's running, why not boost your protein intake with this great Nutty Porridge Bread recipe. Top with banana and pair with a glass of milk for a quick recovery snack! INGREDIENTS 2 cups of...

Meet Tina!

I'm Tina and when I took up running I never thought I would run a 5k let alone a 50k! It's amazing how months of persistence and determination can pay off. The support and encouragement from my fellow runners inspired and encouraged me to continue to challenge my...


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