Track and Field

Have you wanted to join a track team or try a new sport but didn’t think you could?  

Now is your chance!

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A weekly track and field program for kids and teens ages 8-18 with physical challenges including spinal cord injury, cerebral palsy, spina bifida, amputation, visual impairments and muscular dystrophy.   HAMPHOTO-H01501

Athletes of all levels and abilities are welcome. BlazeSports Track and Field offers training and competitive events for standing and wheelchair athletes. Come to have fun, meet friends, keep fit or work towards a greater goal in Track and Field whether its representing your school team or aiming for the Paralympics.

REGISTER for Track and Field 2015

Head Coach: Pierre Browne 

Pierre Browne joins our team for 2015 as the Head Coach of the Youth Track and Field Program.  Pierre is a three time Olympian having competed in Sydney, Athens and Beijing. Pierre is an experienced coach and mentor to many young athletes and looks forward to his 1st season coaching the Blazers.

WHEN: 10:00 am – 12:00 pm, Saturday mornings, Starting April 4th -July 25th 2015

Summer Sessions: Tuesdays and Thursdays 7:00pm – 8:00pm (Centennial HS)

WHERE:  

Georgia Tech, George. C. Griffin Track and Field Facility Park on Fowler St NE (off 10th street)

Centennial HS, 9310 Scott Rd, Roswell, GA 30076

Date Time Location
April 4th                10am-12pm GA Tech

April 11th

*Includes Amputee Running Practice

9.30am-11am Agnes Scott College

April 18th

10am-12pm Centennial HS

April 25th

*Includes Visual Impaired / Blind Running Practice

10am-12pm GA Tech
May 2nd 2pm-4pm Centennial HS
May 9th 2pm-4pm Centennial HS
May 16th  10am-12pm Centennial HS
May 23rd 10am-12pm Centennial HS
May 30th 10am-12pm GA Tech
June 6th 10am-12pm Centennial HS
June 13th 10am-12pm GA Tech
June 20th 10am-12pm Centennial HS
June 27th 10am-12pm GA Tech
July 4th No practice No practice
July 11th 10am-12pm GA Tech
July 18th 10am-12pm GA Tech
July 25th 10am-12pm Centennial HS

COST: $100 for the season  (We do not want the cost of a program to be a barrier to participating. If you would like to apply for a scholarship, please contact us for more information.)

COME AND TRY THE 1st SESSION FOR FREE!

EQUIPMENT LOAN: If you are a wheelchair user and would like to try a track chair, we have a variety of different sizes available.  Please just mention this to us when you register so we can be sure to have one available for you.  

COMPETITIVE EVENTS FOR 2015: 

The Dixie Games, May 8th-10th 2105, Tampa, Florida

The National Junior Disability Championships, July 18th – 24th 2015, Union County, New Jersey

Last Chance Track & Field Meet – Olympic Day – June 20, 2015, Atlanta, GA

 

Additional training sessions are organized during the summer.  Please email for details. Dixie-134

Contact Us: gsharp@blazesports.org (404) 270-2000

REGISTER for Track and Field 2015

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