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 […]
Running with Simon & Inspired to Tackle a Marathon
We’ve been recapping stories from Simon‘s Boston to NYC journey. If this is your first time hearing about it, be sure to read our other blogs about his trip! My inspiration to become a runner started when my daughter Morgan joined her cross country team freshman year at the same high school I attended. My […]
My Time with Simon
I had the amazing opportunity to be a part of Simon Wheatcroft‘s journey from Boston to NYC! I’m no stranger to the visually impaired community, having guided David Kuhn at the last three Boston Marathons on Team With a Vision. So when I heard of Simon’s adventure, it was a must that I reach out and […]
We’re In This Together
I had the opportunity to meet Simon Wheatcroft. If you are a regular in the Runkeeper community, you have already read his story and hopefully followed his journey as he ran from the Runkeeper offices in Boston to Central Park in Manhattan to warm up for the New York Marathon. (Yeah, I needed to let that sink […]
Support Simon as He Runs from Boston to NYC!
You may have heard the buzz already, but our amazing ambassador Simon is running the New York City Marathon on November 2. But first, he decided to stop in Boston to see his friends at Runkeeper—and then run all the way from Boston to New York! Ever since he lost his sight at the age […]