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Advice on Guiding a Visually Impaired Athlete on Race Day
Hundreds of people run along a road that leads up a hill in a street race.The Wall Street Journal recently interviewed sighted running guides and people who are visually impaired and rely on a guide to stay safe while running. This article that came out of those interviews, provides information and helpful tips for people who are thinking about guiding a visually impaired athlete.

It’s interesting to get the perspective of the guides and read about the change in their attitude towards a race while guiding. The tips on how to verbally guide could be helpful for any type of guiding.

Have you been guided or been a guide? What tips would you add to the Wall Street Journal’s list? Share your thoughts in the comment section below. 

Tips for Guiding a Blind Runner in a Marathon

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