RNIB wants you for Ready, steady glow!

Picture: Michael Cooper
Picture: Michael Cooper

Antrim based Esther Sands is urging local people to sign up for the Royal National Institute of Blind People in Northern Ireland (RNIB NI) fun run with a difference!

RNIB’s Glow Neon 3km Fun Run will take place on 16 October, 7pm, at the Mary Peters Stadium, Belfast.

Esther Sands from Antrim, 20, volunteers with RNIB Northern Ireland and is encouraging people to take part: “Sign up for this first ever Glow run in Northern Ireland and you’ll be supporting a very worthy cause while having a lot of fun!

“Since I started volunteering with RNIB I’ve seen how important it is that each of their services are able to continue supporting children and adults with sight loss in Northern Ireland. From special events for children with sight loss and their families, to supporting people whose sight has deteriorated to keep doing the things they enjoy. I know supporting this event will help make every day better for everyone effected by sight loss here in Northern Ireland.”

RNIB Glow is open to anyone over the age of 10 and is fully accessible to blind and partially sighted participants. Guide runners are available to support any blind or partially sighted people.

It costs £10 to register. Additionally adults are asked to raise a minimum of £25 sponsorship and children £10. Visit www.rnib.org.uk/glow to find out more and register.

Alternatively, contact Hazel Stirling, Area Fundraising Manager at RNIB NI on 028 9032 9373 or email hazel.stirling@rnib.org.uk