Events

Whether you enjoy active events or fundraising in your community, you can get involved in many ways throughout the year and across the country to raise funds for our vision-impaired ex-Service men and women. From marathons to murder mysteries there is something to suit all ages and abilities.

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Virgin Money London Marathon

The biggest fundraising event on the planet and quite simply, the world’s great marathon! You can apply for a Blind Veterans UK place or support us with your own place.

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28 April 2019
Location
London
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Great Manchester Half Marathon

One of the newest additions to the Great Run series, this event offers a great atmosphere with live bands and buzzing cheer points it’s a perfect way to start your running journey. Running past some of Manchester's iconic sights including Old Trafford, Salford Quays and the Imperial War Museum, with live music keeping you going along the route

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19 May 2019
Location
North West
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Great Manchester 10K 2019

The largest 10K in Europe with over 40,000 participants, we’d love to have you as part of our team waving the Blind Veterans UK flag. Running past some of Manchester's iconic sights including Old Trafford, Salford Quays and the Imperial War Museum, with live music keeping you going along the route.

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19 May 2019
Location
North West
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London 2 Brighton Challenge

London2Brighton Challenge

Join us for the annual 100km challenge from capital to coast.

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25 May 2019 - 26 May 2019
Location
London
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D-Day 44 Challenge

D-Day 44 Challenge

Covering an astonishing 44-miles., this challenge will take you through corn, wheat and barley fields. It hugs the Normandy coastline taking you over sand dunes and through marsh land as well as pebble beaches.

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6 June 2019
Location
France / Belgium
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Swimmers

Great North Swim

The Great North Swim is an exhilarating, challenging and safe event, whatever your age or ability. So whether it’s your first time or you’re looking for your next adventure, get out of the pool and take the plunge with Great Swim today.

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7 June 2019
Location
North West
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Jurassic Coast Challenge

Walk, run or jog along the stunning Jurassic Coast for an unforgettable weekend.

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8 June 2019 - 9 June 2019
Location
South West
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Cotsworld Challenge

Cotswold Way Challenge

Walk, run or jog over rolling hills and through idyllic villages and take on this 24 hour endurance challenge.

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29 June 2019 - 30 June 2019
Location
South West
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Manchester to Blackpool Bike Ride

Join us as we hit the open road and tackle the 60 mile route from Media City at Salford Quays to finish beneath the iconic Glitterball on Blackpool’s South Promenade. Enjoy the scenery, the company, the exercise, and take part in one of the biggest fundraising cycle events in the UK!

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7 July 2019
Location
North West
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Liverpool Nightrider

Join the Blind Veterans UK team for a bike ride like no other as you cycle 50km or 100km throughout the night around Wirral and Liverpool, starting and finishing at the Pier Head in Liverpool city centre.

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13 July 2019
Location
North West
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Windmill Half Marathon

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21 July 2019
Location
North West
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Prudential Ride London 2019

Be part of one of the best cycling events in the world, cycling’s version of the Virgin Money London Marathon. With leg-testing climbs, this 100 mile route is a fantastic cycling challenge.

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4 August 2019
Location
London
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