Read this tip to make your life smarter, better, faster and wiser. LifeTips is the place to go when you need to know about Wheelchair Sports and other Wheelchairs topics.
More interested in going the distance than riding with speed? If so, consider participating in wheelchair marathons. The Achilles Track Club is a non-profit organization that provides expertise and supports training for wheelchair users and people with other disabilities who are interested in long distance running. They have local chapters throughout the United States, whether your ultimate goal is to participate in wheelchair marathons or you're just looking to try out the sport. You'll have access to one sponsored organized workout a week to help keep you motivated. In addition, there are regularly scheduled long distance running events and a division for children as well.
|Sheri Ann Richerson|