Running a marathon is hard work. Running a marathon without vision assisted by a guide is hard work. Running a marathon without vision and without a guide seems impossible. Thanks to assistive technology, called Wayband, a blind runner will cross the finish line at the New York Marathon unassisted for the first time. Learn more about how runner Simon Wheatcroft plans to use assistive technology to compete in the NY Marathon.
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"Blind New York Marathon runner depending on technology rather than aide to finish race"