Metro Blind Sport – Athletics Open 2017!

metro athletics open 2017

Athletics Open 2017

Venue: Mile End Stadium, Rhodeswell Road, London E14 7TW, Tower Hamlets, East London.

Metro Blind Sport are excited to announce that their Annual Athletics competition will be held on 17th June 2017 – 10.00am to 5.00pm, incorporating a Festival of Athletics for vision impaired people, their families and friends. Hosted by key partners, London Borough of Tower Hamlets and ‘Better’, who continue to kindly share their facilities with us. Generously supported by Carmen Butler-Charteris Trust, CGI Group, Olympus UK and Motivate East

metro athletics open 2017
A runner and guide, festival track race &medals from 40th Metro Athletic Open 2016

infosound logo  Below Infosound talks to Roy Smith about the Athletics Open

The Festival of Athletics will again offer those new to the sport a chance to try out running, jumping and throwing in a fun and relaxed atmosphere. Qualified Coaches will be on hand to advise and guide you. All ages and abilities are very welcome so come along and try! Coaching and advice will be available to adults and young people, who are either interested in trying a new event or improving their technique. If you haven’t tried an event before and want to compete in the afternoon, or if you are looking to improve your performance in an event, this is the place for you.

Competition will begin after the Festival, Events will be held for Under 18’s, Senior’s and Veterans. Entry to the Festival and Competition is FREE and there will be souvenir
T-shirts and catering. Results will be ratified for Power of 10 rankings for classified and non-classified athletes. For further info on the classification process please contact British Blind Sport or British Athletics (Parallel Success)

Entry and Accommodation Form’s are now available below

DOWNLOAD:  Entry Form 2017

DOWNLOAD:  Accommodation Form 2017

To Enter: Please complete and return the form downloadable below by email to  alternatively return by post to
Ian Francis, 36 Copsleigh Avenue, Salfords, Redhill, Surrey, RH1 5BG.

 The closing date for Entries is Friday 9th June 2017, if you require Accommodation the closing date is 31st March 2017.

metro athletics open 2017

Ian Francis (Metro – Sports Development Officer)

Tel. 07814 751643


Twitter: @MetroVISports

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