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Sight Loss And Guide Running Workshop

Would you like to become a guide runner, well England Athletics in conjunction with British Blind Sport have the workshop for you. The "Sight Loss and Guide Running" workshop covers a number of areas including types of visual impairment (VI), behaviour and terminology and how to make running sessions VI friendly. The two hour workshop also includes a practical element where attendees get the chance to experience guiding and being guided by each other.

Location
John Charles Centre For Sport, John Charles Centre for Sport Middletom Grove Leeds, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS11 5DJ

Sight Loss And Guide Running Workshop

The England Athletics Sight Loss and Guide Running Workshop been written in conjunction with British Blind Sport and provides runners, leaders, coaches and volunteers with information and experience in off-track guide running for people with a visual impairment.

The workshops cover a number of areas including types of visual impairment (VI), behaviour and terminology and how to make running sessions VI friendly. The two hour workshop also includes a practical element where attendees get the chance to experience guiding and being guided by each other.

Here is what previous attendees had to say about the workshop:

"I really enjoyed the workshop and now feel better informed as a guide. It's also great that at my Running Club we now have this expertise to offer. Personally being guided with a blindfold made me appreciate how much trust visually impaired people have to place in us!" Mike

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