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 13.1 miles Road running
Bath, Avon, UK UK
| Sign up for £20
Voted 'The Fastest Half Marathon Course in the UK' by Athletics Weekly, the course is one of the flattest and fastest around so great for PBs and beginners. Age 17+.
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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 26.2 miles Road running
London, Greater London, UK UK
| Sign up for £100
*ENTER BY 6TH FEB* Mention distance running & think marathon. Mention marathon & think London. Professional competitors, enthusiastic amateurs & worthy causes - it can only mean one thing! Age 18+.
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Road running 10 km Road running
London, Greater London, UK UK
| Sign up for £30
A great race starting and finishing in The Mall and following a clockwise route around the City of Westminster and the City of London. 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 running 26.2 miles Road running
Edinburgh, Scotland - Lothian, UK UK
| Sign up for £30
*ENTER BY 8 APRIL* The Edinburgh Marathon course is fast & flat so great if its your first marathon or if youre looking for a new PB. The highlight of a weekend of running & festivals. Age 18+.
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Road cycling 100 miles Road cycling
London to Surrey, Greater London, UK UK
| Sign up for £49
Celebrating the legacy for cycling created by the 2012 Olympics, this event follows a 100-mile route on closed roads through the capital & into Surreys stunning countryside. Age 18+.
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Road running 13.1 miles Road running
Newcastle, Tyne and Wear, UK UK
| Sign up for £20
The worlds biggest half marathon from Newcastle, across the iconic Tyne Bridge & onto the picturesque coastal finish in South Shields. Age 17+. Also 1.5k mini run (age 3-8) & 4k junior run (age 9-16).
Guide Dogs for the Blind Association
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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 54 miles Road cycling
South London, Greater London, UK UK
| Sign up for £40
A 54 mile charity cycle ride from Clapham Common to Brighton sea front with over 3000 cyclists taking part for hundreds of charities - come and join the fun!
Trekking 9 days Trekking
Great Wall of China, China
| Sign up for £299
*LAST FEW PLACES REMAINING* Britain V Cancer is a very special and unique event as everyone taking part in the challenge will be raising funds for the cancer charity or hospice of their choice.
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 12 days Trekking
Salvador, Brazil
| Sign up for £499
This amazing trek takes us to Brazil's Chapada Diamantina National Park- a place of breath-taking natural beauty, with its cascading waterfalls, azure pools, lush forests and majestic mountains.
Trekking 12 days Trekking
Kilimanjaro, Tanzania
| Sign up for £499
At 5,895m, Mount Kilimanjaro is one of the biggest volcanoes that has ever broken through the Earth's crust. Your challenge is to trek to its summit.
Trekking 9 days Trekking
Lemosho Glades, Tanzania
| Sign up for £199
This incredible challenge takes us along the beautiful, unspoiled Lemosho Route, to the towering peak of the majestic Mount Kilimanjaro- the highest mountain in Africa.
Trekking 5 days Trekking
Shan Mountains, Myanmar
| Sign up for £295
This incredible trek takes place in the heart of the majestic Shan Mountains. The pine forests, clear mountain air and stunning landscape make the region ideal for trekking.
Trekking 10 days Trekking
Kilimanjaro, Tanzania
| Sign up for £399
Very challenging charity trek through forest and moorland to the snow-capped summit of the highest mountain in Africa (5896m).
Trekking 8 days Trekking
Mount Kilimanjaro, Tanzania
| Sign up for £199
This awe-inspiring challenge takes us along the stunning Marangu route to the majestic, snowy peak of the world's highest free-standing mountain- the magnificent Mount Kilimanjaro.
Trekking 9 days Trekking
Mount Kilimanjaro, Tanzania
| Sign up for £199
This once-in-a-lifetime adventure will take us through lush rainforest and scenic moorlands to the majestic, snow-capped peak of the highest mountain in Africa- the mighty Kilimanjaro.
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