Losing his sight did not stop runner from continuing with his passion

64-year-old Koh Kwee Boon is one of the 60 blind runners who train at Bedok Reservoir with Runninghour, an inclusive running club.
64-year-old Koh Kwee Boon is one of the 60 blind runners who train at Bedok Reservoir with Runninghour, an inclusive running club. PHOTO: GIN TAY FOR THE STRAITS TIMES

SINGAPORE - Bedok Reservoir, with wide paved walkways and trees lining a four-km route, is a boon for joggers including 64-year-old Koh Kwee Boon, who is blind.

He is one of the 60 blind runners who train there with Runninghour, an inclusive running club. The cooperative provides support for special needs runners, including those who might be physically, visually or intellectually challenged.

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