Athletics - Were you kids inspired by Olympian Mo Farrah and Paralympians Richard Whitehead and Hann
This is our daily Olympics and Paralympics series featuring a local activity for each of the Sport categories in which TeamGB won Gold medals.
We're hoping your children were as inspired by the Paralympics as they were by the Olympics!
If your children showed an interest in the sport, you won't need to spend hours searching and hunting for the relevant local after school activities! We love helping make your life easier.
Rio 2016 Athletics
The amazing Mo Farah won Gold medals in both the Men’s 10,000m and 5000m races in Rio. So many medals were won in Athletics by our Paralympians! We're calling out two. Richard Whitehead won gold medal in the 200m T42 sprint in 23.39secs. Hannah Cockroft retained her T34 100m title with a Paralympic record!
Are your kids wanting to give Athletics a try?
St Mary’s University, Twickenham provides one of the best endurance running environments in the world and is home to several of Team GB’s most talented distance runners. SIMMSAthletics offers a unique experience for young people to train and compete on the same track as many world class athletes.
Access local Athletics clubs
Access all local after school clubs by requesting your perfectly co-ordinated schedule of after school activities at the click of a button. See how to do so here