Help people with disabilities participate in sport  with Cheltenham & County Harriers (Ref: 1522)
 
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Help bring a little bit of the Paralympics to Cheltenham!

This club includes a number of disabled throwers who take part in seated throws and they need help to move the throwing objects around.

You do not have to be involved in athletics in any way now or in the past to help.
What are they looking for?

The main opportunities will require the volunteer to be fully sighted and physically capable of lifting and carrying objects weighing up to 5kg over varied terrain and wheel trolley's and throwing stools from storage to training areas (around 50 meters distance).

Practical

Although applications are welcome at any time, they are having an information/recruitment event at the Prince of Wales Stadium, Tommy Taylors Lane, Cheltenham GL50 4RN between 10.00am and 2.00pm on Saturday 16th September

Note: The location of the regular sessions moves from the Prince of Wales Stadium to Charlton Kings in Winter

Currently, the sessions are on Wednesday evenings but they hope to expand to other times.

When: Wednesday evening
Age requirements: All ages
Where?

Prince of Wales Stadium, Tommy Taylors Lane, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL50 4RN

About Cheltenham & County Harriers
 
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Cheltenham & County Harriers is Gloucestershire’s leading athletics club, offering high quality coaching and support to aspiring athletes of all ages and abilities. They support in athletics of any form, including sprinting, middle distance running, throwing, jumping or distance running on the track, road and cross country. The age of members is varied, from those aged 9 to those that enjoy the sport during their retirement.

The club aims to help athletes of all abilities to enjoy sport and achieve their own personal targets. Members have a wide range of abilities, ranging from beginners trying the sport for the first time with the aim of completing an event, to high standard athletes who have competed internationally in schools, senior and masters athletics. The majority of members seek to keep themselves fit and enjoy training and competing, whilst setting their own athletics targets.

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