Join Vision Aid Overseas for the Run Gatwick 5km! Register for £1 and choose your own fundraising target.

With over 4,000 participants taking part in 2018, we are thrilled to announce that we have a limited number of places available for the 2019 Run Gatwick 5km! Set over a fully closed route, the course takes in a combination of town centre, beautiful rural Sussex and Surrey countryside and the buzz of Gatwick Airport. 

Whether you are local to Crawley or live further afield, join us for one of the UK's newest running events. Sign up today to secure your place … why not sign up your colleagues too and run as a team?

Event details:

Date: 12th May 2019
Location: Southgate Park, Crawley
Registration fee: £1
Fundraising target: You decide!



What your fundraising can pay for:

£62.50 - Could pay for eye drops to treat 50 children
£100 - Can pay for a community outreach team to see 500 people
£130 - Could pay for a children's trial frame
£250 - Could pay for a two-day community workshop, to improve awareness of eye care issues and services available
£400 - Could pay for a full refraction kit for a local mobile eye health team
£1,000Could pay for a motorbike for the hospital to use for outreach to the isolated communities, many of which cannot be reached by car 


Why join #TeamVAO?

A staggering 1.2 billion people cannot see clearly to earn a living and learn in school and 89% live in the developing world. By joining our team, you will not only be taking part in an amazing, new event, but you will also be helping to transform the lives of some of the world's most marginalised people.


We will provide you with fantastic support throughout your fundraising and training, including the following; 

  • A team welcome pack, including your Vision Aid Overseas branded running vest 

  • On-hand support from our fundraising team

  • A selection of fantastic fundraising ideas and materials 

  • Fundraising page set-up support 

  • Regular emails with handy hints and top tips for fundraising success

  • Social media support - we will share your fundraising page with our network

  • Refreshments available to the whole team at the Vision Aid Overseas Event Village stand after you have completed the event

  • Congratulations certificate on completion of the event


How to register: 

Please register with us below for just £1. We will then send you our individual code for you to sign up via the Run Gatwick website to complete registration. 

Booking for this event has now closed.