EMBA Student Serves as Guide and Qualifies for Boston Marathon
Georgetown McDonough Executive MBA student Nick Abramczyk and his friend Thomas Panek, who has been blind since his early 20's, have accomplished a goal they have been working toward: qualifying for the 2014 Boston Marathon. Abramczyk first served as a blind guide for Panek in October during the Army Ten-Miler in Washington, D.C. They trained by using a tether and directional code words. On December 8, the duo ran the California International Marathon and qualified for next year’s Boston Marathon.