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