Race Running – ‘Come & Try’ School Holiday Workshop

Race Running  - 'Come & Try' School Holiday Workshop

Mon 17 Jan 2022

Prairiewood Marconi Centre
DateTimeRecurrence
17/1/22 to 19/1/2210am - 1pm-none-

Get moving with Race Running this January school holidays!

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

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

 

What does this program involve?

  • Introduction to Race Running including equipment set up and trial
  • Opportunity to practice Race Running with other participants  

 

Who is this program for?

Participants:

  • Aged 7-22 years
  • Living with physical disabilities with impairments hypertonia, spasticity, dystonia, rigidity, ataxia, athetosis/chorea
  • Who can weight bare but are unable to functionally run
  • Who are wishing to increase social & community participation outcomes

 

What are the program 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

 

    For more specific information about race running please see: Race running - Disability Sport Australia

    Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J3O-Ll1TntQ

     

    REGISTER YOUR SPOT TODAY! 

    Limited spaces available! Register today to secure your place.

    Call 1300 888 378, email ask@cerebralpalsy.org.au or complete the registration form at the top of this page.

    This program can be funded by your NDIS package, under the following categories:

    I’m interested

    • We will respond as soon as possible, between Mon-Fri 9:00am – 5:00pm.
     

    Address

    224-244 Restwell Road
    Prairiewood New South Wales 2176