Venue: Mile End Stadium, Rhodeswell Road, London E14 7TW, Tower Hamlets, East London.
Metro Blind Sport are thrilled to announce that this year’s Athletics Open will be held on 16th June 2018 – 10.00am to 5.00pm, incorporating a Come and Try Coaching Session for vision impaired people, their families and friends. Thanks go to London Borough of Tower Hamlets and ‘Better’ for hosting us and for the generous support of Carmen Butler-Charteris Trust, Olympus, Professional UK and the Roden Family Foundation.
The Come and Try Session offers those new to the sport an opportunity to experience running, jumping and throwing in a fun and relaxed atmosphere. Qualified Coaches will be on hand to advise and guide you, all ages and abilities are very welcome. If you are looking to try a new event or wanting to improve your performance, this is the place for you!
Competition will begin after the Come and Try Session, Events will be held for Under 18’s, Seniors and Veterans. Entry is FREE plus souvenir T-shirts, medals and certificates, and catering. Results will be ratified for Power of 10 rankings for classified and non-classified athletes. For further info on the classification process please contact British Blind Sport www.britishblindsport.org.uk or British Athletics (Parallel Success)http://academy.uka.org.uk/parallel-success/classification
A Full Event programme and Entry Form will be available soon at www.metroblindsport.org and @MetroVISports.
If you are an experienced guide runner and/or available to volunteer on the day please get in touch.
We look forward to seeing you all on the day, please circulate this press release to all your contacts and friends.
University accommodation is available close to the track; contact us for further details.