In Bob Glover and Jack Shepherd's The Runner's Handbook (1977), Glover describes one of his races:
In the 1974 Boston Marathon, I was in agony and considered quitting when Californian Harry Cordellos passed me. On the back of his T-shirt were the words: "Caution, Blind Runner." I was so inspired I had to try and keep up. He pulled me through the race --- and beat me. But I finished.
^z - 2002-04-07
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I was watching TV today and the story of Harry was featured. He was the first blind runner to finish a full marathon under 3 hours and I think that was really inspiring. -- pld