2016

RUNNING BLIND

The ONLY running event in Ireland where you run... blind!

 

Thank you!

 

 

The Active Financial/CSP Running Blind 2016 race took place on Saturday 13th August 2016 at Stormont, Belfast.

 

170 entrants ran the multi-surface courses - in blindfolds.

 

The event raised £1,347.86 for

Guide Dogs in Northern Ireland

 

The organisers of Running Blind would like to extend our sincere and grateful thanks to the numerous supporters who made everything possible, and without whose support we really could not have presented this event, nor been able to support Guide Dogs in NI as we have been able to.

 

In particular, grateful thanks go to:

 

Active Financial, Warrenpoint (main sponsor)

Commercial Spare Parts, Portadown (prize sponsor)

Fit for Life Physiotherapy (physio services)

Spar NI (providers of water and bananas)

My Sports Photos (official photographer)

Born 2 Run (running events)

Championchip Ireland (chip timing)

Mags Mathieson and Michael Kelly (registration and pack collection)

Tim Redmond, Christine Murray and Zac Redmond (set up and race start)

The numerous volunteers who helped us set up or marshal

 

And especially...

 

Emma Barclay, who put up with a lot, especially on the day!

 

But the biggest thanks of all go to:

 

YOU, the good folk who entered Running Blind 2016!

Your support allowed us to raise over £1,300 for Guide Dogs in NI.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

If you would like to know more about guide running, become a guide runner or find out where to direct a visually impaired/blind person who wants to run, please go to:

Blind Sports Network NI or contact Vicky Kennedy

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Guide Running UK is an excellent source of information, support, guide runners and blind/VI runners seeking guide runners:

 

 

Professional images from Mervyn McKeown, My Sports Images. Many more photos available for purchase on the website HERE. 25% of all sales of the photos go to Guide Dogs NI.

Click any image below to see a bigger version.

Contact us:

 

Running Blind

17 Beechgrove

Carrickfergus

Co Antrim

BT38 8LQ

 

Tel: 07990 684255

 

Email: info@runningblind.org.uk

Running Blind 2016 was sponsored by:

Active Financial

41 Church Street,

Warrenpoint,

County Down

BT34 3HN

www.active-financial.co.uk/

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