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 Athletics European Championships in Berlin (2018), there is […]

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 looking at the effects of RaceRunning on […]

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 shift in the force-length relationship, indicating an increase […]

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 Dubai. The masters list can be found here

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 in Canada. Held annually, the event […]

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.

RaceRunning Debuts at 2018 World Para Athletics European Championships

RaceRunning makes a very successful debut at the World Para Athletics European Championships. 20 RaceRunning athletes from 7 countries competed at the Berlin WPA European Championships in August, 2018. With 14 athletes competing in the combined RR2/3 class and 7 athletes in the RR1 class. RaceRunning makes a […]