Frame Running (Race Running)

Frame Running (Race Running) is an innovative sport for people of all ages with a disability who have impaired balance and are unable to functionally run.

Participating in Frame Running provides each individual the freedom to move and run in a supported and balanced way without a walker, wheelchair or similar device.

Who is this program for?

  • Children and teens ages 3-18 years
  • Participants living with physical disabilities with impairments hypertonia, spasticity, dystonia, rigidity, ataxia, athetosis/chorea
  • Participants who can weight bare but are unable to functionally run
  • Participants who are wishing to increase social & community participation outcomes


What’s included?

  • Introduction to Frame Running (individualised induction sessions, fitting and goal setting session)
  • Sessions are tailored to each individual’s goals, needs and abilities


What are the expected outcomes?

  • Builds strength and core stability
  • Improves mobility
  • Preparation for racing and competing for advanced participants
  • Have fun and experience the sensation of running, walking
  • Improves fitness

Register your interest today!

Contact us directly or complete the form below to secure your place.

This service can be funded by your NDIS package

  • Core - Assistance with Daily Living (Category 1)
  • Capacity Building - Increased Social and Community Participation (Category 9)
  • Capacity Building - Improved Health and Wellbeing (Category 12)

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This service is available at

Cerebral Palsy Alliance Allambie Heights centre

Allambie Heights centre

187 Allambie Rd, Allambie Heights NSW 2100
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Cerebral Palsy Alliance Marconi centre

Prairiewood Marconi centre

224-244 Restwell Rd, Prairiewood NSW 2176
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Frequently asked questions

Infants 12 months or younger are eligible if they have the following:

  • Clinical history indicating risk for cerebral palsy

Risk factors include (but not limited to) prematurity, birth defects, genetic conditions, intrauterine growth restriction, hypoxia-ischaemia, seizures, neonatal stroke, infection

  • Abnormal neuroimaging-MRI or Cranial Ultrasound (CUS) indicative of possible motor impairment
  • Motor dysfunction


This might include abnormal General Movements, very low scores on standardised assessment (e.g. below 10th percentile on AIMS), poor head control after 3 months, hand asymmetry after 4 months, not able to take weight through feet after 5 months, not sitting at 9 months.

Priority will be given to infants who have not previously seen a neurologist.