In August 2019,we released data summation of the first half-year of 2019,hosted three regular weekend activities,initiated the registers for two important running events,announced the 2019 Lanjingling annual event which is the Lanjingling fund-raising---the beYoureyeS “Rope 100” Relay Challenge,carried out 1 school-inclusive activity,1 CSR activity and 4 specials.
文字 Writer：晓斌 Clark
翻译 Translator：泱而 、弘毅
编辑 Editor：阳芷 Yangzhi
蓝睛灵编辑部 Lanjingling Editorial Office
Newsletter of the first half-year of 2019 are released
8月2日，蓝睛灵编辑部发布了《蓝睛灵特刊 | 2019上半年跑过的路》。
On August 2, Lanjingling Editorial Office released <<Lanjingling special newsletter | Paths ran in the first half-year of 2019>>.
From January 1, 2019 to June 30, 2019, the number of participants joining beYoureyeS activities was 2017, including 445 visually impaired participants, the total distance ran was approximately 11,795 kilometers and the total duration of BeYoureyeS activities summed to 8,339 hours, 21 regular weekend activities were held.
参与的赛事活动14场、校园与职场教育活动3场、CSR & 企业专场活动12场。
Lanjingling has participated in 14 races, held 3 school-inclusive / vocational training activities and joined 12 CSR & corporate specials.
From the day beYoureyeS was established till the end of June 2019, beYoureyeS welcomed 15,523 participants in total, hosting voluntary service for approximately 67,574 hours.
The summary is divided into ten sections
1. Lanjingling Data Summation
2. GSMP trip to the U.S.
3. The 4th year anniversary of beYoureyeS
4. Athletic events co-organized/joined
5. CSR events
6. School-inclusive activities.
7. Special events.
8. Quote of the week
9. Lanjingling bilingual monthly newsletter.
10. Lanjingling weekly newsletter, Lanjingling stories and more
REGULAR WEEKEND ACTIVITIES
The 179-181 beYoureyeS regular weekend running activities took place on August 4, August 18 and August 25 at New Hongqiao Greenland, Shanghai Century Park and Minhang Cultural Park respectively. The scheduled regular weekend activity on 11th of August was cancelled due to the Typhoon.
In the regular weekend activity August 18, Dunwei and WU Jianbin got qualified as Dabai that meant they were qulified guide runners. Both of them were first attended the activity on July 7 this year.
With emotions said Dunwei: reviewing the photos taken during the day, I saw genuine smiles and brilliant vibrancy. Every weekend activity reminded me of my childhood: free from anxiety, experiencing the authenticity of life with plenty of pure happiness. Hopefully I will keep running with Lanjingling.
WU Jianbin said: I got in touch with beYoureyeS because I loved running, and hence I became friends with the adorable Lanjingling. The positivity, brightness and vibrancy of Lanjingling touched my heart. From now on, let's go and support more visually impaired individuals and promote sports accessibility.
On August 18, after the regular weekend activity, the first lesson of Lanjingling English Corner was held in the high expectation, the second lesson was held on August 25.
The English Corner was established due to an inspiring message from a visually impaired member: I wanted to go learn English but both programs that I visited refused to accept me because I was visually impaired. Therefore, Elina, one of our qulified guide runners and her son Yoyo planned and established the English Corner. Let learning accessibility begin with us.
In August, Lanjingling started the Shanghai Marathon registration process, and all the partners who want to participate in the event signed up for the lottery with the public participants. The equality advocated by Lanjingling starts with the registration. On this basis, according to the special arrangements for people with disability to organize guide runnin, to give more opportunities to participate in the race.
beYoureyeS"Rope 100"Relay Challenge
is the first-ever charitable fund-raising event in 5 yearsof Lanjingling's appearance, initiated by the Lanjingling Program, aiming to collect funds for the beYoureyeS series of charitable events, advocating equality and inclusion for the persons with disabilities and promoting sports accessibility.
We entrust Shanghai United Foundation as a third-party organization to be delivered Carte Blanche of collecting funds, to aid the organization of this event and to profess the appliance of collected funds. Visit the official website of Shanghai United Foundation (www.lianquan.org.cn) any time for exact details.
Participants are encouraged to run an 100km team relay in 10 hours and donate charitable funds in creative approaches in order to achieve self-challenge and charity-participation simultaneously.
We hope that participants will experience the joy of charity and sports, through which triggers the inner thoughts of participants and followers, pay close attention to the authentic needs and wants of the persons with disabilities, and build a charming environment where the marginalized individuals can comfortably and unbiasedly learn, work and do sports and access to conveniences which many of us take for granted.
When to sign up: August 19 2019~September 15 2019
When to raise funds: August 19 2019~October 15 2019
Event's Date: October 7 2019, 8:00~18:00
Event's Location: Shanghai Gucun Park
Team Categories: Corporate teams, Public teams, Individual participants, unior teams
For more information, please visit
Official Website: www.rope100.org.cn
Official WeChat Page: 绳上100 (id:rope100)
How can you support us?
You can participate Rope 100, accomplish 100km relay and exceed fund-raising targets.
You can donate and support Rope 100, inform your friends and relatives about your contribution.
You can join beYoureyeS, join us to break through obstacles and alter the flow.
Scan the QR code to visit the Official Site and sign up/donate.
Corporate Social Responsibility Activities
Pingan HealthInsurance Corporation (PHIC)
OnAugust 18, Lanjingling carried out a CSR activity with PHC in Century Park. Twenty-four PHIIC employees took part in an experiential newcomer-training session. Through own experiences did they broadly acquaint the living and sporting conditions of visually impaired individuals and gained an authentic feeling of sports accessibility. After the session, members of PHIC joined guide runners and visually impaired runners and completed together "beYoureyeS 1km" inclusive running.
Whether you have physical barriers or whether you are good at sports or not, you can feel a sense of inclusion and acceptance when you run alongside others, so that familiarity will grow through communications between former strangers.
School Inclusive Activity
Jiading Binxin School
In the morning of August 13, 4 members of beYoureyeS got invited to Jiading Binxin School. They listened to the splendid speech of CAO Shengkang, the protagonist of the documentary "Blind Walker".
CAO Shengkang lost sight in a detrimental car accident, but unlike most of the neglected blind people in China, he did't choose to stay overseen in the society. He owned a bright heart and fought in darkness against discrimination and bias. He played sports often and even travelled aroumd the world.
One of our invited members Mr.Yu once was a guide runner of CAO Shengkang to complete his first-ever half marathon in "Suzhou Jinji Lake Marathon" in 2017.
"Road of Shenhua" aparent-child football camp for Sporty-Hongqiao employees
On August 2, Lanjingling visually impaired runners and active member of Shanghai Blind Football Team, Chenhui and Tianyou, participated in the "Road of Shenhua" football camp as charity ambassadors. They fascinated young football fans by show casing the glamour of this special blind football game.
On August 3, the pretty Ms. Karen gave the Lanjingling a second Yoga Class in "Home of Lanjingling". In this lesson, Ms.Karen focused on accurate and relaxed sitting posture to guide Lanjingling to modify our internal features through deep breaths and feel the sensations within our body to the fullest degree.
"Xinyi Saloon"Accessible-Filmmaking Communication Form
On August 19, beYoureyeS got invited to attend the "Xinyi Saloon" Accessible-Filmmaking Communication Form. Ken orated as a distinguished guest and discussed with other elites about the opportunities, potential, development and challenges of Accessible-Filmmaking industry.
"Singbowl Music" Remedial Workshop
On August 23, Lanjingling went to the Joyberry Yoga Workshop on Wukang Road, experiencedthe "Singbowl Music Remidy" and got captivated to the "Singbowl Music" played by theamazing Mr.Ramesh who came from Nepal. Lanjingling experienced their true loveas they dreamt a heart warming chatter with the inner-self when accompanied by calmingmelody. Gaowei recorded her feeling after the session: Trust the power of trust.
Thanks to Yoga Yuga workshop support, thanks to Joyberry venue support
Special thanks to
Pingan Health Insurance Corporation
Jiading Binxin School
"Xinyi Saloon" Accessible-filmmaking Communication Forum
Thanks for your reading. We will see you next month.
beYoureyeS is a local NGO founded in January 2015 in Shanghai, China.
beYoureyeS is dedicated to promote sports accessibility, make it easier for visually impaired people to enjoy sports. Let everyone enjoy sports.
Whether a visually impaired runner or unimpaired runner, all of our participants are called "Lanjingling".
Lanjingling conveys the spirit of our concept: our charity caters to a variety of sports, road running, swimming, cycling and triathlon, to list a few. With us, regardless of the physical impairment, those who wish to participate in a race, are able to.
We hope to see you soon on the track and let's do something together for sports accessibility.
We hope that whilst we're in the competition together,
we may all converge our energy as one to make each and all strong，
We hope that whilst doing sports together,
we are able to find the nerve to be strong enough to face challenges head on.