San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
When & Where
Kyle Robidoux, Meghan Goughan, & Mark Gaffney
Kyle Robidoux is a Boston Qualified marathon runner, who at a young age was diagnosed with retinitis pigmentosa, a degenerative eye disease that causes severe vision impairement and often blindness. Racing in the Visually Impaired Division at the 2014 Boston Marathon this will be Kyle's fourth marathon. Kyle also serves as the Director of Volunteer & Support Group Services for the Massachusetts Association for the Blind and Visually Impaired.
Meghan Goughan & Mark Gaffney are both veteran runners, with countless road races ranging from 5-Ks to 50-milers under their belts. With a father-in-law and a father who also has retinitis pigmentosa, Meghan and Mark know how important it is for individuals experiencing vision loss to have acces to the resouces and tools they need to live with dignity and independence. Meghan and Mark will both be running the 2014 Boston Marathon as sighted guides for a visually impaired athlete.