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Parallel Success Para Athletics Introduction Days

University of Bath, Bath

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!


Suitable for any age

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Parallel Success is a para athletics program designed to give disabled athletes 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 reaping the rewards of improved performances. If you want to get involved-contact


Activities are free of charge to athletes, parents and coaches to attend.

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PS 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.


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University of Bath

Sports Training Village, Claverton Down, Bath, BA2 7AY

Meeting point: Please register your attendance by sending your contact details to Katie Jones on We have limited numbers for the venue, so please contact me as soon as possible.


This activity is organised and run by British Athletics.

Please register in advance. Or email Name Date of Birth Address Tel number Email Impairment Information Sporting history Parental contact info (if u18)


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