Athletics Open to all – not just London!

Close up photo of a guide in yellow and a junior runner in a red Metroteeshirt holding a tether and running on the track at an Athletics Open in the Sun Text Says Athletics Open is back - 11 June 2022 Join us for a Fun Day: For more info Call 07966 260089.

Athletics Open to all on 11 June 2022

Our Athletic Open on 11 June 2022 at the Mile End Stadium is open to all of the UK!
We even have participants travelling from Italy!   👉  Enter Online

Accommodation

 Hurry Limited subsidised accommodation left at the Travel Lodge, Mile end, 141-147, Mile End Road, London, E1 4AQ

  • For competitors and guides.- Cost £20.00 per night (single room)
  • Competitors under the age of 18 – £10 per night.
  • All other guests will be charged  – £48 per night.

Download: Accommodation Form

Join us for a fun day for all the family!

Open to everyone from juniors to veterans, try field events including the high and long jump, shot put, discus and javelin, or run 60m sprint to 5,000m.

The athletics event is the perfect opportunity for blind and partially sighted people to experience what it’s like to take part in a professionally organised athletics event. We have official starters, scorers, judges, and commentary for the event.

Better still, it is FREE to attend.

Event Details

Date:  Sat 11 June 2022   Time: 12 pm – 5 pm   Cost: Free
Venue: Mile End Stadium, 190 Burdett Rd, London, E3 4HL
Contact: lucy.simper@metroblindsport.org  or call 07966 260089.

To Enter

Please fill in the online form or if you prefer download and complete the entry form below and send it attached via email to Lucy’s email below.

The closing date for entry is Wednesday 1 June 2022.

If you would like help to complete the entry form, please contact our sport development officer. Contact: lucy.simper@metroblindsport.org
or call  07966 260089.

 

How to get there:

By Tube: Mile End station (Hammersmith and City Line, District Line, Central Line) approximately 0.5 miles, 10-12 minutes walking distance to Mile End Stadium.

Directions: Exit Mile End Station, turn left along Mile End Road, take another left onto Burdett Road and continue along the road for roughly 8-9 minutes until you reach Mile End Stadium across the road.

By car: parking is very limited within Mile End Stadium and there is a potential risk of not being able to find a suitable place to park. Only 40 total spaces are available with 3 disabled spaces available. Parking is £1 but restricted to two hours. We recommend travelling by public transport where possible.

 

 

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