The Para-Athletic Program Mid Atlantic Games Track and Field event will be Friday June 23 from 8a-2p at the UC field in Charleston. Any athlete wishing to participate can get a registration packet by clicking CAMC Registration Packet, stop by the YMCA of Kanawha Valley and pick up a registration form at the front desk, print out a form via CAMC’s website or contact Debra Bryant, Healthy Living Director at the YMCA via email at DBryant@ymcaofkv.org. Registration is due June 20.
Events include 60M,100M, 100M Power chair, 200 M, 400M, 800M, 1,500M (HANDCYCLE Only), 10,000M HANDCYCLE Only), Discus, Shot Put, Club, Javelin, Turbo Javelin (YOUTH Only), and Long Jump.
The Para-Athletic Program is a partnership between the CAMC Foundation and the YMCA of Kanawha Valley to sponsor statewide sporting competitions for athletes of all ages with physical disabilities. The Para-Athletic program is the only organized, sanctioned sporting program for the physically challenged in West Virginia. The program offers year round competitions in track and field, marksman, swimming, basketball, tennis, archery and golf. Athletes who meet qualifying standards at these events have the opportunity to move on to national competitions.
Everyone is invited to attend and show their support for the athletes! Admission is free and all are welcome.