ROAD RUNNING WITH THE BLIND


Running with a blind athlete is very simple, all you need is a sighted guide, a strap or rope - something flexible between the two runners - and the ability to guide the blind runner around and thus avoiding obstacles.

It's not that important to get a sighted runner to match the pace of the blind runner, although that would benefit both, often it's good on the blind runner's behalf to have a sighted guide with a slightly faster pace, thus motivating the blind runner to keep up the pace. Often the opposite happens, and the sighted guide is being pulled along by the blind runner, often de-motivating either one or both the runners.

Click on one of the below links to view more info on other endurance sports:
Endurance riding
Tandem Cycling
Swimming
Padelling Doubles

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