03.Oct.12 Paralympics inspire more disability athletics training days
After the success of the disability athletics training days before the Summer Holidays, The North of Tyne Athletics Network (NOTAN), in conjunction with North Tyneside Council, was delighted to arrange some new sessions.
The first was held at Churchill Playing Fields on Sunday 30th September. There was a great turnout and everyone had a lovely time. It was fantastic to see so many new faces. The success of the Paralympic Games may have had something to do with this.
Not only did the young athletes start training - a Dad got involved and some siblings which makes in a great day for the whole family. Everyone got to choose to run jump or throw and then swap after lunch if they wanted to. Some decided to stick with what they were enjoying and may choose something else to do at the next session.
The next meeting is on the 28th October at Churchill Playing Fields; if the weather is bad the venue will be Whitley Bay High School instead.
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