Cerebral Palsy Sport announce Athletics Series 2017

Cerebral Palsy Sport are very pleased to announce the dates and venues for the 2017 Athletics Series.

The Athletics Series is Cerebral Palsy Sports competition program.  Our competitive programme starts from 11-year-old and there is no upper age limit. Our events include a variety of track and field disciplines with age appropriate throwing equipment and weights being used. Athletes can enter the whole series or can select which events to enter.



The series is a great chance for participants from across England, Wales and Ireland to come together and compete. It also provides an opportunity to learn from others, bring coaches together as well as being a network for parents and siblings.

Competitors must be aged 11 years and above old by 31st December 2017 to enter, however  8 -10 years olds by 31st December 2017 can enter the 60m and Howler throw in selected venues.

Athletes wishing to be eligible for our end of season trophies must compete in at least two out of the four meetings, the best two individual performances will determine the overall winners in each category.  Each winner will receive a trophy. Athletes’ performances will be measured against personal best performances as of the 28th February 2017 and must be entered on the application form.

The end of season National Athletics Championships will take place at Harvey Hadden Sports Complex, Nottingham on Saturday 23rd September 2017.


Cerebral Palsy Sport’s 2017 Athletics Series competitions dates and venue are detailed below:


Date: Sunday 2nd April 2017

Venue: Yeovil Olympiads Athletic Club, Picket Lane, Yeovil, Somerset, BA21 3DS
Closing date for entries: Friday 10th March 2017


Date: Saturday 27th May 2017

Venue: University of York, James Way, Heslington, York, YO10 5NA
Closing date for entries: Friday 5th May 2017


Date: Saturday 17th June 2017

Venue: Doncaster Athletic Club, Keepmoat Athletic Stadium, Stadium Way, Doncaster, DN4 5JW
Closing date for entries: Friday 26th May 2017


Date: Saturday 8th & 9th July 2017

Venue: Stoke Mandeville Stadium, Guttman Road, Stoke Mandeville, Bucks, HP21 9PP
Closing date for entries: Friday 16th June 2017

Please note this event will be IPC approved and an IPC Technical Delegate will be in attendance through BWAA


National Athletics Championships

Date: Saturday 23rd September 2017

Venue: Harvey Hadden Sport Complex, Wigman Road, Bilborough, Nottingham, NG8 4PB
Closing date for entries: Friday 1st September 2017

Please note this event will be IPC approved and an IPC Technical Delegate will be in attendance

Entry forms are available by clicking here.

From Athletics Start days through to our Athletics Series, Cerebral Palsy Sport offer a range of opportunities for athletes with cerebral palsy. If you have any queries please contact rachel.ward@cpsport.org or call 0115 925 7027