FIVE novice wheelchair racers from the North West – aged between 13 and 66 – will compete in a special one mile race on the eve of the Great North Run.
WE’VE all heard of marathons, triathlons and pentathlons. Well, on your marks now for the brand new BRAD-A-THON – an action-packed 24-hours event in July that will involve blind and visually impaired people taking part in all sorts of fun activities..
THREE of the UK’s top wheelchair tennis players are retiring from the elite level of the sport. Jamie Burdekin, Marc McCarroll and David Phillipson have all decided to bow out on a high after representing ParalympicsGB in Rio last year.
LONDON marathon runners are set to have raised a staggering £200,000 for disabled people in the UK and overseas through their support of leading charity Leonard Cheshire Disability.