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

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Facebook: @GuidingEyes or
Twitter: @GuidingEyes or
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:

An NPR item about Thomas Panek’s run can be found at:

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

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

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