The virtual race for 2021

Starting on June 6th - National Eyewear Day.

Take part wherever you are, however you want, do it your way!


Starts June 6th but you can sign up anytime.

Summer is here and it is finally time to get outdoors and get active. Whether you want to just get fitter or just to do something meaningful ‘Go for Glasses’ is the answer.

June 6th is National Eyewear Day and we want to raise £10,000, to help the 1.2 billion people worldwide who cannot see properly simply because they need glasses.

Go for Glasses is our virtual challenge, which means you can take part anywhere! The challenge runs from June 6th and ends September 6th. Take part as an individual or a team, and choose your activity, distance and fundraising target.

So what are you waiting for? Sign up today and go, go, go for glasses!


Step 1 - Choose an activity

  • Walk
  • Run
  • Cycle
  • Swim
  • Other - from space hopping to Lindy Hop dancing, to yoga and weightlifting, your imagination is the only limit.

Step 2 - Choose a distance and timeframe

  • 10 miles in a day or 100 miles in a month
  • 100 laps of the pool in four hours or over four weeks
  • 8 hours of non-stop dancing or 80 hours over 8 weeks
  • You choose whatever works for you

Step 3 - Choose a fundraising target

  • £100 = 20 eye tests and 20 pairs of glasses
  • £200 = 8 eye care workers trained
  • £400 = eye health in the community for 2000 people


Step 4 – Register here


Step 5 – Download our fundraising guide then create a fundraising page here, and click the orange button that says 'Start fundraising'.


Step 6 – Start on June 6th and finish your activity by September 6th.


Step 7 – Share and celebrate online using #GoForGlasses. Follow our social media channels and tag us when you post your updates:

Where can I take part in Go for Glasses?

Go for Glasses is a virtual event, which means anywhere you like. You can take part at the beach, the park, the gym or even on your way to work. Wherever you go, just make sure you keep track of your distance.


When can I take part in Go for Glasses?

You can start anytime from June 6th onwards but you have to finish your distance by September 6th.


How do I get started?

Sign up for FREE today and fill out the form, choosing your activity, distance and fundraising target.


Get in touch

For more information please email [email protected] or call 01293 535 016.