An estimated 40,000 people took to the streets of the capital in this year's Virgin London Marathon. Amongst them was RNC alumna, Tara Wheatley, and her running guide, Tim Broome, who were running on behalf of RNC's sister charity, Blindcare.
On Wednesday 29 September, the College welcomed Charlie Blow from the National Small-bore Rifle Association (NSRA). Charlie and his assistant gave a demonstration of acoustic shooting.
Earlier this month, RNC's resident strongman, Chris Colbert, attended the Arnold Sports Festival UK in Birmingham.
At the invitation of The Right Worshipful the Mayor of Hereford, Paul Stevens, RNC's Blind Footballers attended a Civic Reception at Hereford Town Hall on Thursday 9 September.
In July, RNC's Massage and Complementary Therapies students were excited to take part in a two-day workshop hosted at the College by practising Remedial and Sports Massage Therapist, Anthony Kappes MBE.
Applications are now open for the #FindTheNext Goalball Academy as Goalball UK are looking to expand their team.
RNC Hereford 1-1 Merseyside Blind & VI FC (RNC Hereford win 2-1 on penalties)
It's been a whirlwind few weeks for former RNC student, Brandon Hulcoop.
The FA Disability Cup Finals will return to St George's Park on Saturday 17 and Sunday 18 July, with BT Sport providing coverage over the weekend, the first time the competition has been broadcast live.
At the Royal National College for the Blind our vision is 'Education, Employment, Empowerment' and we are committed to a world where every person with a visual impairment has true equality.
They did it! Tara and Tim completed their debut London Marathon in 4 hours 38 minutes.
He's done it! Here's our fantastic cycling fundraiser Andrew Davis at John O Groats last night around 10pm, after taking just nine days to cycle 1,026 miles and complete the Lands End to John O Groats challenge known as LEJOG. He started out in a heatwave in Cornwall just after the G7 summit and cycled very mountainous, wooded and challenging terrain, finishing with a swim in the North Sea. Amazingly Andrew says his legs still feel good!
The College is extremely grateful to a range of trusts and foundations that have helped see the Charity through the dark days of the pandemic over the last 15 months.
As part of RNC’s Careers Week, we welcomed Mandy Furniss from Herefordshire Voluntary Organisations Support Service (HVOSS) and Louise Taylor an HVOSS volunteer, with guide dog Andrew.
UPDATE 21 May | Congratulations to Barbara, and friend James, who battled terrible weather conditions to make it to the top of Cadair Idris and back down again, to complete the gruelling Ras-y-Gadar half marathon.
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