Sporting events

Make it count for Guide Dogs

We have a whole range of sporting events for you to get stuck into in the name of Guide Dogs. From running and walking to cycling and swimming, there is something for everyone of all abilities.

Get ready to make memories and have fun, all in aid of changing people's lives for the better.


Running and walking events

Whatever the distance, lace up your running shoes and make every step count for Guide Dogs! Taking part in one of our running or walking events is a great motivator to get fit while also supporting a good cause. Whether you're a regular runner or a newbie looking to improve their step-count, our events get you active whilst having fun.

If you'd like to don your trainers to help fundraise with us, take a look at our upcoming events below:

Royal Parks Half Marathon - 13 October 2019

Bath Half Marathon - 15 March 2020

Virgin Money London Marathon - 26 April 2020


Cycling events

Prefer to travel on two wheels? We have an amazing range of cycling events you can get involved in, in the UK and abroad. Visit the links below to see our upcoming cycling events:

 A cyclist sitting on the grass with two guide dogs

London to Paris Cycle - various dates

 A Guide Dogs soft toy on the handlebars of a bike

London to Amsterdam Cycle - various dates

Swimming events

Little girl wearing goggles swimming underwater

Swim 100 - Oct 2019

Now open for registrations! Make a splash for Guide Dogs and Swim 100 throughout October 2019.

Take on our virtual swimming challenge in October and swim in your local pool or open water. Registration is free, and we encourage you to raise £100 for Guide Dogs.

How will you swim your 100? You could choose to:

  • Swim 100 minutes
  • Swim 100 miles
  • Swim 100 lengths

Your challenge - your choice - and your chance to make a splash and change the lives of people living with sight loss.