FREE Para Athletics Introduction Days for aspiring disabled athletes
British Athletics are promoting a series of free Para Athletics Introduction Days for aspiring disabled athletes to train with specialist coaches across the Paralympic athletics events - sprints, ambulant throws, seated throws and wheelchair racing.
If you enjoy sport and want to try something new, have met one of the Parallel Success team at an event, or joined an athletics club already these events are for you!
The Introduction Days run from 10am to 3pm, are free to attend, and staged at indoor athletics tracks. They are aimed at children aged 11+, and adults who have a sporty background; enjoy P.E, athletics, sport or working out.
What will be covered?
Coaches will be delivering sessions for Sprints and Running, Ambulant Throws, Seated Throws and Wheelchair Racing and the Paralympic impairment groups covered will include:
Visually Impaired and Blind
Cerebral Palsy including Stroke and Trauma
Amputee inc Dysmelia & Talipes
Athletes need to register in advance for the Introduction Days, stating which Introduction Day and event(s) they are interested in:
Sunday 19th October at Loughborough - contact Job King
Sunday 23rd November at Manchester - contact Shelley Holroyd
Sunday 25th January at Sheffield - contact Shelley Holroyd
Sunday 8th February at Loughborough - contact Job King
Sunday 8th March at Bath - contact Job King
Sunday 29th March in North London - contact Job King