2018 Blindfold Challenge

A runner and a sighted guide running the B.A.A. 5K as part of the 2014 Blindfold Challenge.

Run like you're changing a life. Because you will be.

It's the toughest race you'll ever run. It's the best cause you'll ever run for. It's the Blindfold Challenge at the B.A.A. 5K on Saturday, April 14, and you're invited to run it for Perkins School for the Blind. To apply for a spot on our Blindfold Challenge team, register online and choose "Perkins" as the organization you'll be fundraising for.

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April 14, 2018 - 9:30am
Boston Common
Boston, MA
United States
175 North Beacon Street
Watertown, MA 02472
The Challenge

Put on a blindfold, team up with a sighted guide and run without the benefit of sight.

To apply for a spot on our Blindfold Challenge team, register online and choose "Perkins School for the Blind" as the organization you'll be fundraising for.

You'll run the entire five kilometers through downtown Boston blindfolded, with assistance from a sighted guide. You'll experience the race through sound and feel – the wind on your face, the cheering of the crowd, the impact of your feet on the ground. You'll also raise urgently needed funds for programs that help children and young adults who are blind, deafblind or visually impaired, including many with multiple disabilities.

Please consider joining our 2018 team! 

The Blindfold Challenge is a collaborative event held by Perkins School for the Blind in partnership with the Massachusetts Association for the Blind and Visually Impaired (MABVI) and National Braille Press.


Have a question?

For more information about the Blindfold Challenge, contact Emily Goodman at 617-972-7583 or Emily.Goodman@Perkins.org.

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