Guide Dogs for the Blind Association

Guide Dogs provide life-changing freedom and mobility to blind and partially sighted people.

For over 75 years Guide Dogs has been providing trained guide dogs for thousands of blind and partially-sighted people - bringing independence, mobility & freedom to their lives. We campaign for equal rights for visually-impaired people and influence policies & legislation. Our research includes opthalmic research projects & in-house canine research which provides sound scientific evidence on which our services are based. We want a world where blind & partially sighted people can enjoy the same freedom of movement as everyone else.

Registered no: 209617
Category: Disability - sight

Featured challenges...

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Road running 26.2 miles Road running
Brighton, East Sussex, UK UK
| Sign up for £30
The Brighton marathon is now the second largest marathon in the UK and with a relatively flat, fast and scenic route places will be going fast!
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Road running 10 km Road running
London, Greater London, UK UK
| Sign up for £30
A great race presented by the London Marathon with Buckingham Palace providing the backdrop for start and finish. Age 16+.
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Road running 13.1 miles Road running
Edinburgh, Scotland - Lothian, UK UK
| Sign up for £30
*ENTER BY 6 MAY* The half marathon course follows the route of the marathon course and is fast and flat so great if it's your first half marathon or you're looking for a personal best. Age 17+.
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Road cycling 100 miles Road cycling
London to Surrey, Greater London, UK UK
| Sign up for £49
SECURE YOUR CHARITY PLACE TODAY IN "THE LONDON MARATHON ON WHEELS". Find charities who have places, their cause, what benefits they offer their cyclists... (Age 18+).
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Triathlon 1 days Triathlon
London, Greater London, UK UK
| Sign up for £45
*ENTER BY 12 JULY* The world's largest & most iconic triathlon. 4 distances: Super Sprint, Sprint, Olympic & Olympic Plus. Individual/team. Age 17+. (Youth triathlon age 15/16).
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Road running 13.1 miles Road running
Newcastle, Tyne and Wear, UK UK
| Sign up for £20
SECURE YOUR CHARITY PLACE TODAY IN THE WORLD'S BIGGEST HALF MARATHON. Age 17+. Also 1.5k mini run (age 3-8) & 4k junior run (age 9-16).
Guide Dogs for the Blind Association
Guide Dogs for the Blind Association
Multi-activity 10 hours Multi-activity
Coniston, Cumbria, UK UK
| Sign up for £60
Your team will conquer the Old Man of Coniston, mountain bike through the forest of Grizedale and kayak on Coniston Water within 10 hours! Followed by an evening of celebrations.

Other UK and overseas challenges...

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Road cycling 4 days Road cycling
Scotland, Wales, Ireland and England, UK UK
| Sign up for £150
Tackle 100 miles a day through 4 countries in 4 days. High adrenaline circular route powers through Scotland, Wales, Ireland & England and is not for the faint hearted.
Parachuting 13500 feet Parachuting
UK wide, UK UK
| Sign up for £50
The perfect way to experience the exhilaration of a freefall whilst being fastened to a qualified instructor. Freefall for 40 seconds, reach speeds of 120mph with 5 minutes under the parachute.
Trekking 10 days Trekking
Yangon, Myanmar
| Sign up for £399
This beautiful trek takes you across the unspoilt, tribal highlands of Burma, on a hilly route through rural villages, lush farmland, ancient temples and stunning jungle.
Abseiling 190 feet Abseiling
Bristol, Avon, UK UK
| Sign up for £39
A challenge to remember and be proud of! You will be properly equipped, briefed and trained in how to abseil safely to the bottom of the gorge.
Mountain biking 8 days Mountain biking
Marrakech, Morocco
| Sign up for £150
Imagine a land of snake charmers, fire eaters, camel herders, and desert and mountain nomads... and now imagine yourself riding out across this wonderful land.
Road cycling 6 days Road cycling
Paris, France
| Sign up for £199
This fantastic challenge takes between two of the world's most iconic capital cities, from London's renowned Greenwich Observatory to the spectacular Eiffel Tower in Paris.
Road cycling 5 days Road cycling
London to Paris, France
| Sign up for £99
Riding from London to Paris is one of the best bike rides Europe has to offer. Take on this challenge for a truly inspirational adventure!
Trekking 11 days Trekking
Dharamsala, India
| Sign up for £299
A trek through the stunning foothills of the Indian Himalayas from Dharamsala, home of the Dalai Lama.
Multi-activity 100 miles Multi-activity
Bowness-on-Solway, UK UK
| Sign up for £99
The route leads us through some of England's most spectacular scenery, covering the entire length of the impressive Hadrian's Wall in just 3 days.
Mountain biking 10 days Mountain biking
Yanqing, China
| Sign up for £299
Your cycling adventure begins in the small village of Yanqing, north of Beijing. Each day you will pedal roughly 50kms to 90kms in the shadows of the Great Wall.
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