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Great Global Greyhound Walk

The Great Global Greyhound Walk is an annual dog-walking event that brings together greyhounds, lurchers, other sighthounds and their owners to raise awareness of the breeds and show the public just what wonderful pets they make.

Become a part of the Great Global Greyhound Walk family, join in the fun and help us beat previous years totals whilst promoting greyhounds and all their sighthound cousins.

All the info you need can be found on this site but, for all the latest news, come and join us in our Facebook group.

The 2015 ‘Great British Greyhound Walk’ (or GBGW) was a record-breaking, global event!  We saw more sighthounds than ever, both in the UK and all around the world, joining in.  So, now that we are a worldwide, sighthound loving community, we felt it was only right that we had a new name. … Welcome to the GGGW!

Feedback Form Update

Many thanks to everyone who completed a feedback form. Whether you were walking or organising the feedback received is looked at and acted upon where possible. As a result, a few changes have been implemented. Date: We appreciate that in the 7 years of GBGW, and now GGGW, more and more people are celebrating fathers day. […]

2016 Competition Winners

This year we tried something a little different for the main competition. We had the usual individual winners but decided to offer prizes, in the form of donations to a sighthound charity of the winners choice, to entire walk locations. Christchurch in New Zealand won the global category and Braintree the UK category. It seems […]

It's all over - GGGW 2016 summed up

What can I say except that 2016 was yet another record breaker with a huge 5, 021 sighthounds walking across the globe on June 19th. The theme was carnival which for me means colour, fun and party. We had a whippet wedding in Brazil, a fashion show, complete with red carpet, in Slovenia and York had the […]

2016 walk registrations are now open

Legend is ready to go, are you? February 1st is upon us and that can only mean 1 thing, walk registrations are OPEN.  Whether you are a rehoming kennel, a walking group or an individual, you can be a part of this year’s day of celebration of our fantastic breed and their sighthound cousins. The […]

Welcome to the Great Global Greyhound Walk

In 2010 the Great British Greyhound Walk changed from an idea, thought of on a greyhound walk, into a real event. There was a total of 24 walks in the UK and 1624 greyhounds participated. The GBGW Founder, Janet Peacock, was both happy and surprised at the attendance numbers. Since then, in its 5th year, […]

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