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SAT 14 FEB

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Para Athletics Introduction Days

Loughborough University HiPAC, Loughborough

Run by: British Athletics

Intro days give you a taste of what real athletics training is all about and assist you to find a local club and coach for ongoing regular training and competition - be the best you can be!

clock10:00–15:00

Suitable for 7+

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The Para-Athletics program is designed to give disabled children and adults parallel opportunities to their non-disabled peers. The intro days give you a taste of the sport, if you like it, we will then help find you a local coach and get you started. There are a series of PS competitions throughout the summer to test yourself and see the improvements you've made through regular training. Athletics is all about you and reaching your potential through hard work, competition and the rewards of improved performances.

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Activities are not organised by the BBC unless stated otherwise. Neither is the BBC responsible for the accuracy of the information provided. If you are under 18, ask your parent/guardian before taking part in any activity.

Difficulty level

  1. Taster Session
  2. Beginner
  3. Intermediate
  4. Advanced

Accreditation

Para Athletics Introduction days are open to people with 'Paralympic' eligible impairments, such as- cerebral palsy (or brain trauma), spinal cord injury, limb deficiancy, dwarfism, visual impairments and intellectual impairments.

We have qualified and experienced coaches in all run, push, jump, throw events for new athletes to try.

Venue

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Loughborough University HiPAC

Loughborough university Campus, Loughborough, LE11 3TU

Contact

This activity is organised and run by British Athletics.

Please register in advance.

Please register using the website or email provided. Details needed: Name Date of Birth Address Contact number Email Impairment Information Sporting history Parental contact info if under 18

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