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Here's your 5-week training plan for Run in the Dark

There’s still loads of time to get ready for this year’s event.

THINKING ABOUT GETTING fit for Christmas? Well there’s still plenty of time to get in shape and you can use this year’s Run in the Dark as your goal.

If you’re new to running, don’t worry as John O’Regan has put together a comprehensive training programme so you can take part in the 5km run at the event:

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If you’re already pounding the roads and would like to push yourself here’s a slightly more challenging training programme for the 10km route*:

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*The graphic says 5km but we’re assured it’s a training programme for the 10km.

John O’Regan is a renowned adventure runner and the Life Style Sports Run in the Dark’s expert coach. Follow him on Twitter: @johnoregan777. He is available an online Q&A every Monday from 8-9pm on the event’s Facebook Page to answer training related questions.

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