In 2002, Weeks was diagnosed with Usher syndrome, a condition causing vision and hearing loss. Weeks searched for ways to experience the world around her even with a limited field of vision. She was researching running for the visually impaired and came across a website on guide running, running while tethered to another person. After her first race Weeks was hooked.
Marathoner Rachel Weeks | Original SC
March 16, 2020