ATHLETICS (Track & Field)

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Coach

: Rob Masters

Season

: January - June
The 2016 Centre County Special Olympic Athletics (Indoor Track and Field) season will begin on Monday January 18th. Practices are on Mondays and Wednesdays at the PSU Multi-Sport Facility.

Location

: Penn State Multi-Sport Facility [Opens in New Window] University Drive, State College, PA
(Multi-Sport Facility on Google Maps [Opens in New Window])

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Day/Time

: Mondays and Wednesdays 6:30-7:45 PM

Equipment Needed

  1. Sneakers
  2. Athletic Shorts or Pants (no jeans)
  3. Tee-Shirt

Through athletics, participants can develop total fitness to compete in any sport. Special Olympics Athletics modifies the heights in the high jump, conduct 10, 25, and 50 meter runs, walks and wheel chair events.


Track Events

  • 25, 50, 100, 200, 400, 800 Meters
  • 1500, 3000, 5000, 10,000 Meters
  • Men 110 Meter Hurdles
  • Women 100 Meter Hurdles
  • Traditional and Unified Sports®: 4x100, 4x400 Meter Relays

Field Events

  • Long Jump
  • Standing Long Jump
  • High Jump
  • Softball Throw
  • Tennis Ball Throw
  • Shot Put
  • Mini-Javelin

Race Walking Events

  • 15, 50, 100, 400, 800 Meters

Assisted Walk Events

  • 10, 25, 50 Meters

Wheelchair Events

  • 10, 25, 30, 100, 200, 400 Meters
  • 30, 50 Meter Motorized Wheelchair Slalom
  • 25 Meter Motorized Wheelchair Obstacle Race
  • 4x25 Meter Wheelchair Shuttle Relay
  • Wheelchair Shot Put

View the complete Special Olympics Athletics Rules [Opens in New Window]