Achilles International-Nashville

Category: Events and Tips

Upcoming Events

Guide and Athlete running the 1 miler

See what we races we are going to do in the spring of 2021

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Disability Specific Guiding Tips

General Tips for Guiding             Before the run:  Make sure to communicate with your athlete before the run begins. The two of you can discuss strategies for how to make the run go as smoothly as possible….

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Tips for Guiding a Blind or Visually Impaired (VI) Athlete

If you’re running with a VI runner for the first time, you might feel a little nervous about the whole thing. That’s not unusual, and we want you to feel comfortable. You will be paired with a runner and their…

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Tips For Runners

  Pre-Run Tips Train for the specific event for which you’re running; in other words practice goal pace and in an environment that is similar to the race. For training, keep the total distance covered shorter than the goal race,…

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Tips For Guiding Athletes

Achilles guides serve as the athlete’s eyes, ears, guide, motivator, and most importantly…trusted running partner!  Guides help to welcome Achilles athletes to the wonderful world of running, by promoting friendship, encouraging the athlete, helping them build self-confidence with running activities,…

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