Blind athlete’s marathon run is toughest test

Blind athlete’s marathon run is toughest test
 

BLIND long distance runner Simon Wheatcroft will rely on the kindness of strangers when he takes on one of his toughest challenges yet.
The 32-year-old from Rossington, Doncaster is already well versed in trail and road running, some of which he does solo, but he has yet to do his first marathon.
When he competes in this year’s New York marathon on November 2 he will already be a little sore having completed, if all goes well, a nine-day, 230-mile run from Boston to New York.
And to make the task even tougher than it already is, he will be relying on social media not only to find sighted... read more

 
20 October 2014 in Yorkshire & Humber, Views: 27
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