Race Running

Race Running

Wed 2 Dec 2020

Allambie Heights Campus
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22/7/20 to 30/6/213pm - 5pmEvery Week on Wednesday
Ryde Centre
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20/7/20 to 28/6/213.30pm - 5.30pmEvery Week on Monday

Exciting activity from Europe which has just been included in Para athletics! 

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.

 

Who is this program for?

  • 7-22 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 Race Running including individualised induction sessions, fitting and goal setting session
  • Weekly skill development session (either 1:1 or in group environment)
  • 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

 

Where is this program available?

  • CPA Allambie Heights:
    • Wednesday 4-5pm
    • Weekly sessions by appointment: Tuesday 3-.4pm, Wednesday 2-3pm and Friday 3-4pm
  • CPA Ryde:
    • Monday 3-5pm

 

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 place today

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

Groups are term-based and will not run on public holidays. Dates and times are subject to change. 

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

I’m interested

  • We will be in touch with you within an hour, Mon-Fri 9:00am – 5:00pm.
 

Address

187 Allambie Road
Allambie Heights New South Wales 2100
3A Smalls Road
Ryde New South Wales 2112

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