Six visually impaired (VI) adults attended a fantastic running taster session expertly led by Run Leader Sara Davies. After some introductions the participants were all matched up with trained guide runners who had kindly agreed to support the event.
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."
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.
The organisers of the World Para Athletics Championships and IAAF World Championships London 2017 have unveiled separate digital platforms to identify the unique qualities of both events which make up the biggest sporting occasion of 2017.
Bexley Mencap's innovative RunTogether keep fit scheme for people with learning disabilities has been selected by Tesco as one of their 3 good causes for Superstores in Bexley during Feb 2017.
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.
Children across England have begun to receive new running and swimming prosthetics from the NHS, in a move by Government to support the next generation of young disabled people to be more active. The first applicants have started to receive their new prostheses, tailored to their needs and the sports they want to play.
London 2017 has launched Starting Blocks - their education programme for the World Para Athletics Championships and IAAF World Championships London 2017.
London 2017 and Mayor of London launch major initiative for 250,000 schoolchildren to attend world para athletics championships
Double Paralympic champion Jonnie Peacock today launched the official London schools ticket offer that will see 250,000 school children across Greater London given the opportunity to attend the World Para Athletics Championships at the London Stadium this summer at a discounted price.
The 2017 Mini London Marathon takes place on the 23rd April this year, giving the opportunity for athletes aged between 11 and 17 to race the last three miles of the Virgin Money London Marathon course. There are races for young athletes who are non-disabled, wheelchair racers, ambulant, visually impaired, hearing impaired and intellectually impaired.