Track

Schedule

Event Date Time Location

Track

Friday, June 1

8:00am - 5:00pm

Air Force Academy Outdoor Track

Track

Saturday, June 2

8:00am - 5:00pm

Air Force Academy Outdoor Track

Competition

  • Track includes races in the standing and wheelchair racing categories at distances of 100 meters, 200 meters, 400 meters, 800 meters, 1500 meters, and a mixed classification 4 x 100 meter relay.

Classification

  • 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.