• Track includes races in the standing and wheelchair racing categories at distances of 100 meters, 200 meters, 400 meters, 800 meters, 1500 meters, Relay races offered are mixed classifications men only, women only, and mixed gender.


  • Athletes compete in different classification categories based on functional abilities, including impaired muscle power/range of movement, limb deficiency and visual impairment.
  • Athletes with lower function and/or impaired balance use specialized equipment, such as a wheelchair racing chair.

Did you know?

  • Wheelchair racing chairs are designed to be lightweight for efficiency. Prosthetics are designed to withstand a large amount of ground forces produced by the athletes wearing them.
  • Visually impaired athletes in track events use assistance from a sighted guide during their events.