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Guide Running Workshop Carlow

Entry Fee: €10.00
March 4
11:00 am - 12:00 pm


Sean Poland

Vision Sports Ireland and Athletics Ireland are delighted to announce our upcoming guide running workshop to be held in SETU Carlow on Saturday March 4th.

Guide running is where a sighted runner supports a vision impaired or blind runner to exercise, train or compete in a safe manner. Vision Sports Ireland and Athletics Ireland aim to create a network of guide running volunteers across Ireland to support people with a Vision Impairment to participate in the activity of running.  

Attendee’s will gain knowledge on,

  • Common eyesight conditions
  • Use of audio description
  • Equipment
  • Safety
  • Coaching considerations
  • Sighted guide training

The guide running training consists of two parts,

  1. 1-hour in person practical workshop  – Saturday March 4th
  2. 1.5 hour online theory workshop – Tuesday February 21st from 19:00 – 20:30

Should you register for the course, attending both days is mandatory.


Cost: €10 (€5 of the normal €15 course fee has been subsidised by Carlow Sports Partnership)

*You can only purchase 5 tickets per order, contact the organiser for more information


Guide Running Workshop Carlow


SETU Carlow
Kilkenny Rd
Carlow, Carlow R93V960
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