Oh yes – GBGW 2015 plans are already underway! Our date is Sunday 21st June, so reserve the date in your diary now for the must do greyhound, lurcher, sighthound event! We expect to have even more walk venues in 2015 than we did in 2014. So loads of wonderful places to choose from where […]
Some amazing entries … in fact all amazing entries!
The number of entries for this years competition were huge, 100 of them and every single one was truly spectacular. Our judges had the very hard task of selecting winners for each colour category and then an overall champion. We are delighted to announce the winners as: Category Hot Pink: Susan Burton with Lexie Category […]
GBGW 2014 as we hoped has been an extraordinary event – breaking records, opening new doors and setting Facebook on fire over the last 24 hours! Hounds In the UK: 88 main walks 16 mini walks 3370 sighthounds walked 215 non greyhounds walked Hounds Globally: 26 walks 529 sighthounds walked 78 non greyhounds walked The […]
GBGW 2014 Figures Across the UK 3360 Sighthounds walked 215 companion dogs went a walking with them. There were 88 Main Walk and 16+ Little Local Walks Since GBGW 2013 another 1926 sighthound lovers have joined the GBGW Facebook Group In the last 24 hours over a thousand text messages were sent, and many hundred received […]
All greyhound, lurcher, galgo and other sighthound participants in Great British Greyhound Walk 2014 stand up, go woop-woop and pat yourselves on the back! We have a new record! At 3pm, with some figures still to come in, we have recorded 3194 sighthounds walking in the 100 plus walks around the UK!
At 1.30pm with around 70% of the walks sending us their walk numbers for the UK alone we’ve had 2560 sighthounds walk with 158 companion dogs along to keep them company. A huge well done to all the organisers!
Another of our walks has been hit by unexplained illnesses to dogs walking in the park they planned to use, Jeskeynes in Gravesend. The organiser has made the sensible decision to move to another park in Gravesend, Trosley Country Park in Waterlow Rd, Vigo Village, DA13 0SG. Contact Lauren Wills on 07515915301 for more information.
Unfortunately the Stratford on Avon walk has had to be cancelled. We are very sorry but there have been reports that three dogs have died and several others are seriously ill after walking near/ on the race course, Greenway and by the river. Several vets have confirmed that there is a problem, though there does […]
Only 2 more shopping days for GBGW goods and we have Special Offers in the Bandana Shop – all wristbands are just 75p each, the lovely ‘blingable’ Surf White Bandanas are now £2.50 each and postage on all orders is just £1.00. The Embroidered t-shirt and Medal shops are now closed and although the ‘cloud’ […]