Stocker Strides the Proms

Take part in the Stocker Strides the Proms and help raise money for Blind Veterans UK.
Take part in the Stocker Strides the Proms and help raise money for Blind Veterans UK.

16 July 2016 00:00

Would you like to take part in a sponsored walk with a difference? Join blind veteran Shaun Stocker for a 35km walk with a twist.

Stocker Strides the Proms is the final event in a series of events organised as part of Stocker's Strides .These are a series of challenges that will see blind veteran Shaun Stocker walk 100km on his new prosthetic legs between March - April 2016 in order to raise funds and awareness of Blind Veterans UK.

 

Shaun is inviting members of the public to join him on this walk (35km) alongthe coastal path from Barkby Beach Prestatyn to Llandudno Cenotaph.  However, you to do it in the shoes of our blind veterans - walkers will take it in turn to undertake sections of the walk under blind fold using sighted guide technique.

 

Registration to the event is payable in advance (£10 per pair) and each pair is asked to raise a combined minimum sponsorship of £50. 

 

Participants must pre-register by 10th June. Once your registration is complete you will receive a pack containing sponsor forms, ideas on how to boost your fundraising and a booklet outlining sighted guide technique in order for you to practise with your partner ahead of the event.

 

On the day of the event you will receive basic sighted guide training from a Blind Veterans UK team member. 

All those taking part will receive a medal when they cross the finishing line and a refreshing ice-cream. 

 

Register now. If you've not received your pack within a week contact Victoria Beech call 01492 864574 or email victoria.beech@blindveterans.org.uk.

 

 

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