Disability

August 10, 2016 05:56 PM

London ‘Community Games’ leads the way in offering an activity to all!

A year to the day that will see the start of the London 2017 World Athletics championships, saw the launch of the first ever London Community games held by London Athletics (Regional body for England Athletics) at Mile End Stadium (Sunday 7th August). ...

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April 11, 2017 10:55 PM

Weir makes history to break elusive three-minute mile

David Weir today made history when he became the first wheelchair athlete ever to complete a mile in under three minutes at the Vitality Westminster Mile festival of road racing in central London.     The six-times London Marathon winn...

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April 04, 2017 06:18 PM

CO-OP unveiled as team supporter of British Athletics Para Team and National Partner of the London 2017 World para Athletics Championships

Double Paralympic T42 200m gold medallist Richard Whitehead MBE (coach: Keith Antoine) and fellow Paralympians Carly Tait (Jenni Banks) and Sam Ruddock (Jim Edwards) have today unveiled the Co-op as a Team Supporter of the British Athletics Para team as well a...

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April 04, 2017 05:36 PM

41st Metro ‘Athletics Open’

Hosted by London Borough of Tower Hamlets and GLL, supported by the Carmen Butler-Charteris Trust, CGI Group, Olympus UK and Motivate East.   Metro Blind Sport – Welcomes athletes of all ages and experience throughout the UK to join us in our annu...

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February 01, 2017 01:03 AM

Young people across the UK to benefit from World Championship Athletics in 2017 with Starting Blocks

London 2017 Ltd has unveiled Starting Blocks, the official education programme supporting the World Para Athletics Championships and IAAF World Championships London 2017 Starting Blocks will inspire, motivate and engage young people in the classro...

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January 03, 2017 09:42 PM

Mini London Marathon for wheelchair and ambulant athletes

Race the last three miles of the Virgin Money London Marathon course. Open to all athletes aged between 11 & 17 (including wheelchair and ambulant athletes).    Enter Here.

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December 19, 2016 09:25 PM

A real game-changer

Noel Thatcher MBE is one of the most successful British athletes of all time. He represented Team GB at six consecutive Paralympic Games and won five gold medals, as well as breaking the 5,000 metres world record at the Sydney 2000 Paralympics in the astoni...

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December 12, 2016 11:59 PM

Learn to be a guide runner

Do you want to be a guide runner?    If you do, England Athletics has re-opened the national survey for people interested in becoming guides.   To sign up click the button below to start the short survey.   [button class="bu...

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December 02, 2016 04:03 PM

Para-Athletics Introduction Day

Do you enjoy sport and want to try something new? Are you interested in competing or have joined an athletics club already? If so, then this event is for you!   British Athletics are promoting a series of FREE events for aspiring disabled athletes to tr...

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November 30, 2016 09:10 PM

Guide Running

Becoming a Guide Runner Anyone can support a visually impaired person by guiding them whilst running. England Athletics have a specific Guide Runner Licensing scheme supported by British Blind Sport so we can identify guide runners who meet certain criteri...

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