First time marathon runner supporting Fight for Sight’s keratoconus research

18 April 2018
Source: Fight for Sight

Patrick de Mars is running his first ever London Marathon for Fight for Sight, inspired by his  cousin Imogen who lives with keratoconus. Patrick’s story is not just about supporting his cousin on her journey with keratoconus but one of falling in love with running. Patrick’s commitment came from a recently established family tradition: “For me, it was peer pressure.

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Edinburgh woman Rachel Freeman is gearing up to complete the 2018 London Marathon on April 22nd in aid of sight loss charity RNIB.

12 March 2018
Source: RNIB Scotland

The 50 year-old was inspired by a childhood fascination with Louis Braille, inventor of the raised dots touch-alphabet, and American activist Helen Keller, the first woman ever to graduate with a degree despite being deaf-blind. “I don’t have a moving personal story of adversity being defeated through perseverance, or a close relative or friend who is partially sighted or blind,”

Read more Edinburgh woman Rachel Freeman is gearing up to complete the 2018 London Marathon on April 22nd in aid of sight loss charity RNIB.