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Athletics

This page draws together athletics-related information for all of Special Olympics. The coaching materials and other links will help you get a good sense of how this sport contributes to Special Olympics.

Total Fitness Development

The sport of athletics encourages athletes of all abilities and ages to compete at their optimum level. Through the track-and-field-based athletics training program, participants can develop total fitness to compete in any sport. As with all Special Olympics sports, athletics offers athletes the opportunity to learn through skill development and competitive settings and to be involved in large social settings.

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Athletics Events

  • may.
    07
    Northern Area Games
    may. 07, 2016
    8:30 AM - 4:00 PM
    Smithfield
    Rhode Island
    Northern Area Games

    The last track and field qualifier will be held at Bryant University in Smithfield, Rhode Island on Saturday, May 7th. Join us as 350 athletes participate in order to compete for the State Summer Games. Opening Ceremonies will be at 8:45am.

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    Contact: Chris Hopkins
    Email: chris@specialolympicsri.org
    Phone: 401-349-4900

    may. 07, 2016
    8:30 AM - 4:00 PM
    Bryant University
    1150 Douglas Turnpike
    Smithfield, Rhode Island
    UNITED STATES
  • may.
    07
    South Central Regional Track & Field
    may. 07, 2016 - may. 07, 2016
     
    Wichita
    Kansas
    South Central Regional Track & Field

    Registered athletes from the South Central Region will compete in Track & Field events. The event will take place at Wichita Collegiate School.

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    Contact: Ali Barnard
    Email: barnarda@ksso.org

    may. 07, 2016 - may. 07, 2016
     
    Wichita Collegiate School
    9115 E 13th St, N
    Wichita, Kansas
    UNITED STATES
  • may.
    28
    Special Olympics Bahamas National Track & Field Games
    may. 28, 2016
    09:30 AM - 03:30 PM
    Nassau
    BAHAMAS
    Special Olympics Bahamas National Track & Field Games

    Join us May 28th at Thomas A. Robinson Stadium in Nassau, Bahamas as our athletes from New Providence (Nassau), Abaco, Grand Bahama and Eleuthera compete and show their skill in athletics competition (track & field). Come and cheer on our athletes and witness the power of sports. For more details please use the contact information below.

    For more information
    Email: amanda@specialolympicsbahamas.org

    may. 28, 2016
    09:30 AM - 03:30 PM
    Thomas A. Robinson Stadium
    Nassau
    BAHAMAS
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