Back in April, we were honoured to meet Richard Whitehead - the marathoner turned men's 100m and 200m T42 sprinter. He told us about his blades, training regime and the power of the Paralympic Games.Catch up with this inspriring interview
Sprinting is an art form I'd never mastered. Back in my school days, sports day was voluntary - so guess who spent the day guzzling chocolate on the sidelines. So when I found myself lining up alongside Paralympic sprinter Richard Whitehead I wished
and Richard Whitehead.
and awareness for Guide Dogs, Dave’s epic run raised £275,000 and prompted a 600 per cent increase in enquiries to run for Guide Dogs in the Flora London Marathon 2009.Richard WhiteheadRichard Whitehead is a runner with a sub-3:30 Flora London Marathon PB
:39, Brendan Baker, 3:42, John Compton, 3:34, Amanda Benstead, 3:28, George Arbuckle, 3:45, Troy Squires, 3:53, Carovet, 3:58, Ratbag, 3:56, bananacrazy, 3:33, Sarah Cutler, 3:52, David Finch, 3:16, Richard Whitehead, 3:52, MattTheRat, 3:15, Little Lizard. 3
on days that I was too busy to get out. Running gave me a distraction from the stress and worries of Mum’s illness and also gave me something positive to focus on achieving.’ (More from this story) Richard Whitehead on the challenges of running marathons
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