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The BWRA is the governing body for wheelchair racing in Great Britain actively promoting participation, equality and governance for disabled people in this exiting sport on road and on track. We are a voluntary organistion. The majority of our operational expenses are funded by donations. Photographs © David Burdus and Critical Tortoise Photography.

 

IMPORTANT

TRACK CHAMPIONSHIPS 4th MAY 2014
The BWRA Championships are held on the 4th May at Stoke Mandeville. Click here for the timetable for the event (subject to slight changes in timing only).  Please check your details and entries.  If there is anything you want to correct/change let Ian Thompson by 2nd April.  It is not likely that entry to additional events will be possible at this stage.

Please click here for the 2013 Results.

Membership
For those who have not already done so MEMBERSHIP RENEWAL IS DUE. Go to membership renewal form for 2013 by clicking here.

Parking Blues!

The frequency of parking attendants visiting Stoke Madeville Stadium car park has increased and we would therefore like to remind you that if you park in a 'disabled bay' without displaying a blue badge you will be issued with a parking charge. And... in this instance, we understand the charge will be unable to be cancelled despite legitimate reasons for parking at the Stadium even with an excluded registration number.

The 3 hour limit and registration of vehicle registration numbers still stands so please inform us of any new or updated registrations that will be passed to MET parking to be permanently excluded any time related charges. Please also note at large events where a high frequency of unregistered vehicles are occupying the car park, the cameras may be turned off. This can be confirmed at reception if this is the case.

If you have any questions in regards to parking at the Stadium, please do not hesitate to contact Vickey Hawkes, Events Manager.

Westminster mile adult Wheelchair entry link
For those of you who have sent Michelle Weltman information for your entry into the Westminster mile, please ensure you fill in the online registration. Those who did the normal online registration will be transfered over to the wheelchair race. Make payment on line rather than send Michelle a cheque.   Please note that all entries must be completed by 5pm on the 6th of May.  https://regonline.activeeurope.com?eventID=1548967&rTypeID=156324

BUCS Championships May 5th - Bedford (100m|800m WCR)
Opportunity for guest athletes to compete at the British Universities Championships - Monday 5th May, Bedford.  Hannah Cockroft (Coventry Uni) is the sole entrant, so BUCS have invited non-students - the top 9 athletes from the 2013 100m|800m women rankings.  Please let Job King know asap if you are interested in either 100m and|or 800m?  Provisional Timetable: http://c1593.r93.cf3.rackcdn.com/BUCS_Outdoor_Timetable_2014__3_updated_18th_March.pdf
This is a fast Mondo track and the event is IPC Sanctioned with photo finish, call room etc. Bedford is only an hour from Aylesbury (via Milton Keynes). Contact Job King  07841 504311  jking@britishathletics.org.uk

IPC News
Helmets now need to be worn in all races (not just 800m and above) ...... and BWRA continue to recommend the use of helmets whenever you are training in the racing chair as well.

Calendar 2014

British Records (correct at 31/12/2012)

Go to British Records list by clicking here.

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Contacts | Secretary tel 07828 155782 ian@tanni.co.uk | Chairman tel 07980 887861 david@burdus.com

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