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Blind Runner to Tackle Running Around the Nation

By Chuck Sudo in News on Dec 7, 2010 8:20PM

David Kuhn
Last year we profiled David Kuhn, a blind running enthusiast who was left in the lurch for last year's Chicago Marathon when his guide runner had to cancel, only to have scores of volunteers respond to his last-minute request to find a replacement.

Kuhn is now gearing up for a much more important run. Starting in January, Kuhn plans to run around the periphery of the continental 48 states "to raise as much money as possible for a variety of charities that perform medical research on conditions or diseases that shorten or impair the quality of life for children, and also including institutions that provide medical care or services for children." "Blindness to Brilliance" was inspired by Kuhn's eight-year-old granddaughter's own fight with Cystic Fibrosis. In addition to a website, Kuhn and his family have set a Paypal account to solicit donations for the planned 13-month. 11,500-mile run.