Disability Athletics News

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Combined Events and Disability Open set for high level competition

The Senior and Under 20 Combined Events championships come to Bedford this weekend with some fantastic competitions in store. With the disability athletics open events including the likes of double Paralympic 100m champion Jonnie Peacock and in-form Sophie Hahn who lowered her own T38 World Record in Loughborough last weekend they are likely to be a host of more impressive performances in these too.

Outdoor champs and Disability Open online entry

England Athletics are holding a comprehensive series of outdoor track and field championships for Senior, Under 23, Under 20, Under 17 and Under 15 athletes this summer. Open Disability events will also be incorporated into our Senior and U20 combined events champs weekend and entry is now open for these.

Typhoo and EFDS tea-m up in 2017 to support disabled athletes

Typhoo and the English Federation of Disability Sport (EFDS) have teamed up again in 2017 to provide disabled athletes with more sporting opportunities to compete across England. It will be the third year that Typhoo will add an extra 'OO' to the National Junior Athletics Championships and nine regional qualifiers, aiming to increase the number of disabled people in athletics.

Kent Schools Learning Disabilities Cross Country Championships

In partnership with Kent Sport, Ashford Leisure Trust organised the first Kent Schools Learning Disability Cross Country Championships on Wednesday 29th March at Mote Park. The event forms part of the Kent School Games disability programme of events and involved 145 runners from 10 Kent special schools.

English Federation of Disability Sport: February news roundup

The English Federation of Disability Sport (EFDS) has reported some great news articles in February! Here's a round up; more opportunities for amputees, National Citizen Service deliver the Sainsbury's Inclusive Community Training, Future teachers reaping benefits from Sainsbury's IPE Training, and latest blog: "It's easier to get up early in the mornings when I'm active."

Become an Inspiration Club

Don't forget there is still time to apply for our new Inspiration Club project. The project offers the chance for clubs to apply for a package of support related to delivering athletics for disabled people. Applications close at midnight on 5th March 2017.

Could your club be an Inspiration Club?

England Athletics are pleased to confirm applications are now being invited to the new Inspiration Club project. The project offers the chance for clubs to apply for a package of support related to delivering athletics for disabled people.

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