WATCH: Thousands line out to Run in the Dark in Cork and Dublin

Participants on their way for the Run in the Dark through Cork City. Pic: David Keane

Cork City was unusually busy last night as hundreds of runners filled the streets for this year's Run in the Dark.

The event, which is organised by The Mark Pollock Trust, has huge popularity and last night saw participants complete 5k and 10k runs.

The run aids The Mark Pollock Trust which seeks to find a cure for spinal cord injury.

Mark Pollock was left paralysed in 2010 when he fell from a second-floor window, breaking his back and suffering spinal cord damage in the process.

Dublin also hosted a Run in the Dark race last night which saw thousands line the streets.


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