- Fundraising Events
- Blazing Saddles Majorca Trip featuring Stephen Roche
- Flora Women's Mini Marathon
- Blind Football Tournament
- Trip to Tipp Cycle 2013
- NCBI Granard Cup
- The Gathering Charity Run
- Trans Siberian Adventure
- NCBI Holmpatrick Cup
- NCBI Tree of Light
- Cycling - Blazing Saddles
- NCBI Car Draw
- Parachute Jump
- Running your own event
- Ways to donate
- Fundraising Pack
- Leaving a Legacy
- i-can appeal
Summary: Take on a challenge today! We have something for everyone with a wide range of activities and locations to suit all ages, interests and abilities. Your participation in any of our fundraising events makes a real difference and raises much-needed funds for NCBI.
NCBI Events and Challenges 2013
Get involved today! Choose from one of our exciting events and challenges listed below. For more information contact our Fundraising Team today on Lo Call 1850 33 43 54 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
To celebrate their 21st Anniversary, there will be a Blazing Saddles cycle taking place next May in aid of NCBI. Everyone who signs up with get the rare opportunity to cycle with Tour de France legend Stephen Roche.
Set your sights high with NCBI for this year's Flora Women's Mini Marathon. Receive your special Mini Marathon Pack today and be in with the chance of winning a VIP Spa break with Dinner for two at the 5 Star Fota Island Resort Hotel in Cork.
NCBI's 4th Annual Blind Football Tournament takes place this year in UCD on June 8th. Why not put a team together with your friends today and try out this exciting game?
This August, join Billy Shanahan and the rest of the gang for what will be the 18th Annual Trip to Tipp weekend of cycling in aid of NCBI. Once again, there will be a selection of routes on offer over the two days to suit all levels of cyclists.
The Granard Cup is the oldest running charity event in the Irish Ladies' Golfing calendar. This year's All Ireland Foursomes Final will be held in Powerscourt Golf Club on August 19th.
Join us for this fun filled 8km run on September 1st at 12 noon. Venue: Leopardstown Racecourse, all abilities welcome.
For just €5 you can compete for a chance to play in the final of the Holmpatrick Cup at the home of golf, St. Andrews from 8th to 10th October. Club qualifiers are currently taking place.
To celebrate their 20th Anniverary, NCBI's group of walkers (better known as the "Terracotta Ramblers") will be travelling across the very best parts of Mongolia and Russia this October. Old and new members are very welcome to join NCBI on this once in a lifetime trip.
Establised in 1992, the Blazing Saddles have organised cycle events for NCBI all over the world, raising hundreds of thousands of euro for people in Ireland living with Sight Loss. Click on the link above for more information on the Blazing Saddles along with a list of forthcoming events.
Don't forget to purchase your ticket for NCBI's annual Car Draw to be in with a chance of winning a brand new Volks Wagon Polo. Tickets are €2 each or 3 for €5.
Face your fears and do a 10,000 ft parachute jump to raise money for NCBI. This event takes place all year round.
Summary of Key Events and Challenges in 2012
The second annual 4 City Cycle Challenge took place last year from 12-15th September. Classic Hits 4Fm's Robbie Fogarty hopped on his bike with NCBI's team of Blazing Saddles to make their way from Dublin to Galway, Limerick and finally Cork over the four days all to raise funds for NCBI. We look forward to seeing you all again on the next Blazing Saddles cycle!
For photos of this event please click on the following link: 4 City Cycle Photos.
The 2012 Trip to Tipp was a great success drawing in a record number of participants over the two days. On Saturday, 140 cyclists took part in the 70k ‘Three Counties Tour’ in glorious sunshine whilst on the following day over 250 cyclists choose one of four available routes ranging from 20k all the way up to 180k.
Congratulations to the pairing of Stephen Dowling and Gabriel O'Donoghue from Co Wicklow who claimed the 2012 Holmpatrick Cup. Follow the link above for more information about last year's event.
NCBI would like to say a special thanks to everyone who supported our Tree of Light Campaign in 2012. For a full list of Tree of Light at Dublin Airport supporters please click on the link above.