Articles by Simon Wheatcroft

How I Took on a Desert Race Solo as a Blind Runner

Many of you have heard my story: I’m blind and I’ve been using Runkeeper for some time to run on the open road.  I’ve been training solo but have run many races with guides, from marathons to ultras to multi-day adventures from Boston to New York. I’ve always had a question in the back of […]

Can A Blind Runner Run Solo?

Running alone can often be something to avoid. After all, running with friends is always fun, even competing in a race is a joint affair. But what if you aspire to run alone? It’s not that difficult, you just lace up your shoes and head out the door. Well, it wasn’t quite that simple for […]