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Sam Carrington becomes a double world champion in P33 Para-Poomsae

Sam told us about how she feels about her recent win

“I have just attended the 8th World Para Taekwondo Championships in Antalya, Turkey and became a double world champion in the P33 Para-Poomsae category. I retained my World Title from […]

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2019 CPISRA Multi-Sports Development Games Announced

CPISRA are excited to announce the CPISRA Multi-Sports Development Games in Portimão, Portugal on the 8th-13th October 2019. Sports included will be Boccia U20s, RaceRunning and Wheelchair Slalom and is a fantastic opportunity for development athletes to learn, develop and […]

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RaceRunning appeared recently on the Dutch “News For Youth”

RaceRunning appeared recently on the Dutch “News For Youth” – highlighting that the sport is increasing in popularity and is allowing children and adults with Cerebral Palsy to keep fit! Read the article here And view the video with English subtitles here Read More

Physiological and Biomechanical Determinants of RaceRunning Performance

Researchers from University of Gloucestershire are currently conducting a study to understand some of the main factors, which can affect RaceRunning performance. Despite the growth of RaceRunning on the international para-athletic scene and the sport featuring at the World Para […]

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The Effect of RaceRunning on Cardiometabolic Disease Risk Factors and Functional Mobility…

…in Young People with Moderate-Severe Cerebral Palsy: A Feasibility Study

Researchers from Queen Margaret’s University, Edinburgh, University of Gloucestershire and Brunel University, London, were recently awarded an Action Medical Research grant to investigate the feasibility of carrying out a larger study […]

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Can high velocity training cause muscle adaption in individuals with cerebral palsy (CP?)

The preliminary findings of Tessa Gallinger’s Masters thesis indicated that muscle length can increase with high velocity training in individuals with CP. In some subjects there was no change in muscle length, however in those individuals Gallinger saw an optimal […]

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Update of RaceRunning Classifications Masters List

The CPISRA RaceRunning classification master list has been updated in accordance with World Para Athletics memo of 17th December. Any athlete appearing on the current master list will not require to be classified prior to the 2019 WPA World Championships in […]

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Registrations for 2019 Outdoor Recreation Camp NOW OPEN

Registrations for the Inaugural International Outdoor Recreation Camp is now open! The camp will be held on Monday 23rd September 2019 – Friday 27th September 2019 at the Calvert Trust Lakes District, in England. The camp will include 4 nights […]

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Newfoundland, Canada, Set to Host Some of Nation’s Top Boccia Athletes in the Quest for Gold

Celebrating 25 Years of Champions at 2018 Canadian Boccia Championships

Newfoundland Set to Host Some of Nation’s Top Boccia Athletes in the Quest for Gold

Celebrating its 25th year, the 2018 Canadian Boccia Championships is the culmination of the parasport boccia competition season […]

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RaceRunning Coach at Rotterdam Atletiek Nominated for Local Hero Award

Congratulations to Ramon Storm, RaceRunning coach at Rotterdam Atletiek, for being nominated for a #BeActive Local Hero Award 2018 in the Netherlands. Read more about RaceRunning in Roterdam, Ramon and the #BeActive Local Hero award here. Read More