Thomas Panek's Paw-fect Team

On the 17th March 2019, Thomas Panek became the first blind person to run a half marathon with guide dogs.

He took part in the United Airlines NYC Half Marathon with three guide dogs: Westley, Waffle and Gus. The guide dogs are part of the Guiding Eyes for the Blind's Running Programme.

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VIDEO CREDIT: Alex Cherney/Riverspirit Studios
PHOTO CREDIT: Craig Barritt/Getty Images for Guiding Eyes For The Blind