Track & Field Opportunities

Athletes Without Limits is looking for talented athletes with intellectual disability to represent the US at national and international track & field, half-marathon and cross country events.

UPCOMING EVENTS:

Global Games LogoINAS Global Games Brisbane 2019
Athletes Without Limits is actively recruiting athletes to travel with and compete on the US Team this October. The Track & Field competition at this event is open to athletes with International Level Eligibility in three Inas Sport Classes: II1 Intellectual Disability (T20), II2 Down Syndrome and II3 Autism+. Most events have Minimum Qualifying Standards (MQS). Download the US Team Guide and submit our Athlete Interest Form from our Global Games US Team webpage at: http://www.athleteswithoutlimits.org/globalgames.

Athletes Without Limits US Track & Field Team Trips:
2018 8th Inas Half-Marathon World Championships (Portugal)
2016 Inas-Sanctioned Half-Marathon and 5k (New York)
2015 Inas Global Games (Ecuador)
2014 Inas Cross Country & Half-Marathon World Championships (Poland)
2011 Inas Global Games (Italy)

INAS Track & Field, Cross Country, Half-Marathon (IPC Sanctioned):
Inas competitors are an elite group of athletes from around the world making great achievements in Athletics. See the world records and rankings on the INAS website. Interested US athletes should work with Athletes Without Limits to complete the athlete eligibility process in order to compete in INAS events. Please contact us for more information.

Paralympic Athletics (Track & Field)
Following the November 2009 vote to re-include athletes with intellectual disability into Paralympic competition, IPC Athletics (Track & Field) is one of the inclusive sports. Athletes with intellectual disability (Inas Sports Class II1) who qualify have the opportunity to represent the US at Paralympic Games.  INAS eligibility (a process managed by Athletes Without Limits in the US) is the first step toward Paralympic classification. For a complete list of IPC & US Paralympic Track & Field Events, which are now open to athletes with intellectual disability (T20/F20 Class), visit: www.usparalympics.org

Athletes Without Limits managed the eligibility process for several T20 Paralympic Team Members, including Mike Brannigan (Gold Medalist Rio 2016), Briana Clark (Gold Medalist Rio 2016), Michael Murray (Rio 2016, London 2012) and Tysheem Griffin (Rio 2016).

Meet the Athletes
For a complete roster of Track & Field athletes visit http://www.athleteswithoutlimits.org/athletes