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Support a blind or partially sighted family member, friend or colleague

When: Saturday 24th September 2022

Where: Lurgan Park – Tennis Pavilion.

Time: 11am – 1pm, please arrive 15 minutes before the session starts

Please come dress in running kit.

The session costs £15.00 per person

Are you a runner?

Would you like to support a blind or partially sighted family member, friend or colleague in discovering the joy of running?

Would you like to help someone in the local community by volunteering as a Guide Runner with VI and Guide Runners NI (

This two-hour workshop provides runners, coaches and volunteers with information and experience about supporting blind and partially sighted people to run. The workshop covers a number of areas including; types of visual impairment, top tips and safety for guide running. The session also includes a practical element where attendees get the chance to experience guiding and being guided by each other.


The session is for people interested in gaining the skills, knowledge and practical experience to run with a visually impaired person.

You do not have to be an experienced runner or have experience with vision loss. Everyone is welcome.

Participants aged 12 – 16 years old must be accompanied by a parent/guardian (non participating)


For further information, please contact Kelley Rushton at

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