Walk News

Our official figure for 2013

Greyhounds, lurchers and other sighthounds – 2638 Others – 117 Up on our previous best in 2011 by 350 sighthounds! Not bad eh!  Thanks again to all organisers, participants and GBGW volunteers.

We hope you enjoyed your walks …

Tomorrow is the 4th Great British Greyhound Walk and we have 75 registered walks … the most we’ve every had.  That in itself is an achievement and testament to how much we love our sighthounds. We hope you enjoyed the walk you went to and felt part of the much larger family spread across Great […]

110 days to go and we have 49 walks registered!

Not bad going but we do need more so come on all you greyhound, lurcher and sighthound owners lets get our hounds out on 23 June!

Keep watching …. the walks are being added daily!

Oh yes, we’ve lots to add to the list of Upcoming Walks so do please keep checking to see where the walks are, who’s doing them and who they might be doing them for. JP


Malvern Hills was chosen as a new GRWE Herefordshire & Worcestershire venue (with everyone else invited). The walk was a little longer and gently inclined than the normal walks, but with the potential of 30 mile panoramic views each way at the summit and many never having been here before, a must. The weather obviously […]

And The Numbers Are In…

GBGW 2012 Round-Up Phew! Can you believe it’s over for another year? Despite nationwide weather conditions that ranged from mildly miserable to downright dire, we still managed to break last year’s record for number of Walks: upping the total walks from 58 to a whopping 75 Organised Walks! A fantastic achievement as I’m sure you […]

GBGW 2012 – Jersey Braves Wind & Rain

Despite battling the elements, Jersey walkers turned out in force to put one paw in front of the other to raise awareness for Greyhounds. The 66 Hounds and their humans have a lot to be proud of – many thanks to Jersey Greyhound Rescue for your hard work and perseverance! Walk Organiser, Gail Hickmott, has […]

Brecon walk is cancelled

Unfortunately due to the ill health of the organiser the walk at Brecon has had to be cancelled, however there are walks at Merthyr Tydfil and Penarth for anyone in south Wales, and Anglesey and Shrewsbury for anyone in north Wales.

York walk makes the papers!

Well done to the organisers of the York walk for getting this brilliant piece in their local paper, the York Press … Great British Greyhound Walk in York raises awareness for rehome need GREYHOUNDS, whippets and lurchers will join their owners to put their best paws forward for the Great British Greyhound Walk in York. … […]

We’re now on 57 walks!

The Great Britain map is filling up and there’s hardly a corner where there isn’t a walk happeniGreat achievement for GBGW to have passed last years walk total already with still a month to go. Thank you everyone!

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