It is thanks to the support of guide runners that our blind and visually impaired runners are able to take to the streets and roads; as such, we are deeply appreciative of the wonderful contribution of our volunteer guide runners in enabling our members with a visual disability to do what they do. It is not complicated to be a guide runner - on the contrary, it is fun. As a first time guide, we will pair you with an experienced team at a group run so that you can see guide running in action before trying it for yourself. For a tutorial on how guide running is done, United in Stride has developed an excellent resource (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1Vazbsgn88g&t=1s) and we encourage you to take a look! We hope you'll consider giving guide running a try.
Please complete a Guide Information Form (below) or download a pdf of the paper form and mail it to us. If you would prefer the form be emailed to you, please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Guides are encouraged to become members of Achilles Ottawa. Annual membership with Achilles Ottawa costs $25 and we encourage guides to please complete an Achilles Ottawa Membership Form (below), which can be emailed or mailed to us. Guides may pay directly in-person or provide a cheque, payable to Achilles Ottawa in the amount of $25 to: Achilles Ottawa Membership, c/o Christian Kolking, 363 Avenue South, Ottawa, ON K1Y0W6