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Guide Running Workshop Carlow

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

Organiser

Sean Poland
Phone:
0860129928
Email:
sean.visionsports@ncbi.ie

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

Tickets


Guide Running Workshop Carlow
10.00



Venue:

SETU Carlow
Kilkenny Rd
Carlow, Carlow R93V960
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