VI (Visually Impaired) Runners Bristol

VI (Visually Impaired) Runners Bristol2018-11-14T17:40:34+00:00

Project Description

  • Activity Provider:

    VI (Visually Impaired) Runners Bristol

  • Activity Name:

    Running

  • Activity Description:

    VI Runners Bristol is aimed at anyone that is blind or VI that would like to give running a go. We have a team of England Athletics trained running guides that will be able to start you with run/walk, and take you all the way to completing a marathon. Running can be a great way to improve your physical health but also helps both mental health, and self-confidence. We meet regularly every week on Wednesday evenings. Go for a run and often pop into a local pub afterwards.

  • What age is it for?:

    All ages

  • Male/ Female or Both:

    Mixed

  • What ability do people need to be?:

    Any level of fitness very welcome. No previous experience needed.

  • Delivery Area:

    Bristol wide

  • Where can people find out more:

    Search for the Facebook group VI runners

    Email

    Mobile 07949 696751

  • Approx cost (may be subject to change):

    Free

  • Volunteering Opportunities:

    Yes we are always looking for new fully sighted guide runners to become part of the group. To help guide the VI runners.

  • Where does your activity take place?:

    Various locations around Bristol, contact the group to find out the latest location that we will be running.

  • Other Info:

    Blind and visually impaired people with no previous running or fitness level required.

    We are the only local VI running group in the Bristol area. Open to all levels.

  • ‘Free’ offer

    Our running is always free for all taking part.

  • What should participants wear/ Bring?:

    Wear the normal clothes that you would wear to the gym, or any other form of general exercise. Useful to have a change of clothes for afterwards.