Back to List

Marathoner Rachel Weeks | Original SC

March 16, 2020 - Posted in Local by Tabitha Safdi

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.

Categories: 

Tags: 

Facebook comments

Related Posts

Clemson Extension Agent and host of "Making It Grow" Amanda McNulty travels to Greenwood, SC and takes a tour with City of Greenwood Horticulturist Ann Barklow where they...

Rebecca “Becca” Turner just graduated from the University of South Carolina Upstate, yet, without a traditional commencement. Becca started attending USCU at age 14 through...