Our supporters and veterans do some amazing things to support our charity.



Andy Whitby in Blind Veterans UK training gear next to his bike

Plymouth veteran to compete in 100 mile bike ride for our charity

Andrew Whitby, 55, signed up to the epic 100-mile route after watching the acclaimed documentary, Fixing Dad. The heart-warming story, allied with Andrew’s own passion for cycling, meant that the temptation was all too much to deny.He says: Andrew…

19 April 2017 12:00
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Photo of Kate Foster wearing a Blind Veterans UK training vest

Blind veteran’s granddaughter to run London Marathon

Kate Foster, 28 and now living in London, is running on behalf of our charity after her grandfather, Eric, was provided with the means and confidence to lead a prosperous and independent life, despite his complete sight loss. She explains:  She con…

06 April 2017 16:00
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Photo of Tim Powter-Robinson in running gear holding medal

Architect from Norfolk to take on London Marathon for Blind Veterans UK

Tim, a partner at a Cambridge architecture firm, is a lifelong walking enthusiast, though admits that his interest had to take a backseat as domesticity and raising his children caught up with him. He says: “I’ve always enjoyed doing long distance w…

20 March 2017 10:00
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