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.
The fee for this course is €15.
This course comprises of 2 sessions:
- Online theory workshop (90 Minute) which takes place on a weekday evening in advance of the practical session.
- In person practical workshop (60 Minute) which takes place on a weekend.
Should you register for the course, attending both days is mandatory.
What will you learn?
- Common eyesight conditions
- Use of audio description
- Coaching considerations
- Sighted guide training