Upcoming Events

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Cork City Marathon for Fighting Blindness

Join the Fighting Blindness Cork City Marathon Team this June! Brave the Cork City Marathon for Fighting Blindness this year to raise much-needed funds to help find treatment and cures for sight loss. Challenge yourself to change lives! When and where is it taking place? Sunday June 3, 2018 There are a couple of options to choose from –… Read more »

Hell and Back for Fighting Blindness

Challenge yourself and FIGHT BLINDNESS! Take on the HELL and BACK for Fighting Blindness and raise funds to help find treatment and cures for sight loss.  Are you up for Ireland’s toughest mental & physical endurance challenge?? UPCOMING DATES: 16 June – 7 km and 12 km 17 June – Hell and Back Junior and Hell and Back Family… Read more »

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Cooley Mountain Trek

We are looking forward to the annual Cooley Mountain Trek on Sunday, 1 July 2018. This popular walk is organised by Fighting Blindness member Eric Beggs, along with the help of his local community. The walk starts from the Lumpers in Ravensdale, Dundalk, Co Louth and there are two options, a 10km walk starting at 11am… Read more »

Tough Mudder … Are You Brave Enough?

10 miles. 20+ obstacles. Probably the toughest event on the planet Tough Mudder is 10 miles of mud and 20+ obstacles designed to drag you out of your comfort zone. The ordinary will always be there. Why not try for something extra? With no podiums, winners, or clocks to race against, Tough Mudder isn’t about… Read more »

Rock n Roll Marathon for Fighting Blindness

Join the Fighting Blindness Rock n Roll Marathon Team! 5K, 10K, Half Marathon & Fun Run distances to choose from – Challenge yourself to change lives! When and where is it taking place? August 11 – 12, 2018 The courses are at the Phoenix Park, Dublin City Centre. And we’re here to support you every step of the way, we can provide… Read more »

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Paris2Nice 2018

Make 2018 a year to remember by signing up to the Paris2Nice Cycle for Fighting Blindness. Sign up today at www.paris2nice.com for your challenge of a lifetime and nominate Fighting Blindness as your chosen charity. Paris2Nice 2018 departs from Paris on Saturday, September 15. Participants arrive in Nice on Thursday September 20. The cycle is open to… Read more »

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Jeans for Genes

Go double denim to help beat blindness! Hold a Jeans for Genes Day to raise funds to find a cure & treatments for people living with genetic sight loss. It’s Simple! Leave your suits or uniforms at home, embrace the denim and wear jeans into work or school on Jeans for Genes Day 2018 – Friday 21 September…. Read more »

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The Vision Walk 2018

Join Shane Byrne and walkers from all over the world to discover the unknown sides of Marbella this October in support of Fighting Blindness. “I’ve teamed up with Fighting Blindness for a new adventure for 2018 and would love if you could join us! Fighting Blindness has always been a cause close to my heart… you… Read more »