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CPISRA CEO at São Paulo World Para Athletics Grand Prix

Craig Carscadden, Chief Executive of CPISRA, is currently in São Paulo at the World Para Athletics Grand Prix where, excitingly, RaceRunning was included for the first time.

Yesterday, Craig gave a RaceRunning Awareness and Coaching presentation to coaches, team […]

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2019 Development Games Update

Due to unforeseen circumstances, the dates for the CPISRA Multi-Sports Development Games in Portimao (Portugal) have changed and the event will now take place from the 2nd to the 6th October, 2019.

In light of this change, a decision has been made to […]

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250 Participants Registered for the 23rd International RaceRunning Camp and Cup

108 athletes and 250 total participants have registered for the 23rd International RaceRunning Development Camp & CPISRA International Cup. The Following countries will take part: 

Australia, Denmark, England, Faroe Islands, Germany, Hungary, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Russia, Scotland Somaliland, Spain, Sweden […]

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CPISRA visit to India, March 2019

March is Cerebral Palsy awareness month, and CPISRA started the month by visiting India to spread awareness of Cerebral Palsy sport, and to research how the development of Cerebral Palsy sport and recreation can be supported.

Craig Carscadden, CPISRA’s Chief Executive, […]

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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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