In athletics we run, we throw, we jump, and it’s these activities which are the root of most of the sports in Special Olympics.
The sport of athletics encourages athletes of all abilities and ages to compete at their optimum level. Through the track-and-field-based athletics training program, participants can develop total fitness to compete in any sport.
Athletics is one of the simpler sports to organise whether it’s coaching or competition. In most sports venues you have the opportunity to run an athletics coaching programme throughout the year.