Rising New York Road Runners Wheelchair Training Program is a free, year-round program for youth with physical disabilities ages 6 to 21. The program offers weekly training sessions, in-school resources, and competitive events on the road and track, regardless of experience or prior NYRR affiliation.
This program is for children who are dependent on a wheelchair to run. This includes kids with hypertonia, ataxia and/or athetosis, impaired muscle power, impaired passive muscle range of motion, and/or limb deficiency and those who do not wish to run with prosthetics.
This program also:
If you know a child who may be interested in joining this program, please contact Rudy Garcia-Tolson via email or by phone at 347.491.0331