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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June 01, 2017 05:56 PM

Team Personal Best visit to the Special Olympics GB Activity Festival

Members of Team Personal Best have been out and about supporting the delivery of the Special Olympics GB Activity Festival, which took place at the Copper Box on the 25th May.   The participants who attended the event came from a mixture of schools, com...

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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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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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July 21, 2016 06:54 PM

S-Factor Academy - VI Athletics Session

S-Factor Academy’s Inclusive Club runs weekly athletics sessions for young disabled people.   On Saturday 16th July S-Factor Academy are running a specific VI taster session for blind and partially sighted athletes (VI adapted equipment provided). ...

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June 17, 2016 04:05 PM

Newham Open & London Athletics Disability Competition

Sunday 5th June saw athletes from across London take part in the combined EFDS Typhoo London Championships, Special Olympics GB competition and the Newham Athletics Network open meeting. Over 250 athletes of all abilities took part in 11 events. With fan...

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June 16, 2016 11:12 PM

Come and Try Athletics - Half Term fun for participants with a Disability

London Athletics Disability Event 2016 We are proud to announce an exciting come and try event and competition on the 5th June ! Suitable for grass roots athletes and those new to Track and Field, giving you the ideal opportunity to experience athletics ...

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March 23, 2016 05:26 PM

Special Olympics Great Britain - ATHLETICS

We are pleased to announce the opportunity for Special Olympics Great Britain (SOGB) members and athletes with a learning disability the chance to take part in 2 unique competitions/events happening here in London this year!    1) The London Athlet...

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