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Swim or Run for the GLFB!

Swim or Run for the GLFB

Swim or Run for the Greater London Fund for the Blind! Below are some opportunities to become part of the Team GLFB! Swim or Run for the Greater London Fund for the Blind! Swim Serpentine – 21st September 2019, London or London Marathon 2020 – 26th April 2020, London For more information contact Rebecca at rclarke@glfb.org.uk.

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400th Parkrun at Highbury Fields!

Highbury Fields 400th Parkrun

This Saturday the Parkrun at Highbury Fields is celebrating its 400th run -Did you know that Highbury fields  Parkrun Support Vision Impaired ParticipantsYou just need let the Parkrun organiser Know, that you are Vision Impaired and  if you need a guide running support and if you do go along, 

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BBS Have a go Day in York!

British Blind Sport's Have a Go day in York 11 May

British Blind Sport are delighted to be bringing to York, a sport taster event specifically for people living with sight loss. This event is free of charge to attend for British Blind Sport members, and £5 to non-members (BBS membership is free for juniors under the age of 18). The event is open to anyone living with a visual impairment who is interested in trying their hand at inclusive sport.

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Talent Plan for England

Sport England's Talent Plan for England

Welcome to Sport England’s Talent Plan for England Our plan states that how we win is as important as what we win. As such, our plan has twin objectives of progression and inclusion.It underlines that, for everyone in the talent system, sport should remain a positive experience and the system is also accessible to everyone who has ability and potential to succeed at the highest level regardless of their background.

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Runner & guide dogs run marathon

Blind runner & guide dogs run a half marathon

Thomas Panek and his running guide dogs Westley, Waffle and Gus made history on Sunday in the 2019 New York City Half Marathon.Panek, the president and CEO of Guiding Eyes for the Blind, was the first blind runner to complete the half marathon with guide dogs.

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