1931 Distance Running with Guide Dogs (Jul. 31, 2019)

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Show Notes

Below are some ways to find out more about and connect with Guiding Eyes for the Blind:
Web Site: www.guidingeyes.org
Facebook: @GuidingEyes or www.facebook.com/GuidingEyes
Twitter: @GuidingEyes or https://twitter.com/GuidingEyes
E-Mail: president@GuidingEyes.org
Phone: (800) 942-0149

A feature by Jason Strother (see episode 1932) on Thomas Panek, which came out in June 2019 on BBC World Service radio can be found at:
www.bbc.co.uk/sounds/play/p07f4mxp

An NPR item about Thomas Panek’s run can be found at:
www.npr.org/2019/03/18/704562412/blind-runner-and-his-trio-of-guide-dogs-make-history-in-nyc-half-marathon

Ruffwear designed and provided the harness and booties the guide dogs wore while running. Their main web site is:
https://ruffwear.com
More information about their Unifly guide dog harness can be found at:
https://ruffwear.com/products/unifly-guide-dog-harness

Below are links to several previous episodes of Eyes On Success in which we talked with guest Thomas Panek:

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