Guide Dogs for the Blind Association

Guide Dogs provide life-changing freedom and mobility to blind and partially sighted people. (Reg no: 209617)

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.

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Road running 26.2 miles Road running
Bournemouth, Dorset, UK UK
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Running as it should be. Beautiful coastal views, a chance to run the Boscombe and Bournemouth piers and a spectacular finish.
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Road running 13.1 miles Road running
Bath, Avon, UK UK
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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.
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Road running 26.2 miles Road running
Brighton, East Sussex, UK UK
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Join thousands of other like-minded individuals on this epic 26.2 mile marathon finishing at the spectacular Brighton seafront.
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Road running 26.2 miles Road running
London, Greater London, UK UK
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Mention distance running and think marathon. Mention marathon and think London. Professional competitors, enthusiastic amateurs and worthy causes - it can only mean one thing!

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Recent newsletters
24 Jul
Animal magic

Trips and outdoor activities with an animal theme – from local dog walks to wildlife watching around the world.

17 Jul
Summer holiday fun

Family and beginner rides, fun runs and walks - for all ages. Plus advice on the benefits of low intensity exercise.

10 Jul
Head to the coast

The best runs, walks and rides with a coastal theme - plus swims and rowing challenges.

03 Jul
Run and ride like a pro

Events and challenges where you can follow in the footsteps and wheels of professionals - or even join them.

26 Jun
Water-based fun

Including features on improving your swimming stroke and making the progression from pool to open water.

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