On September 7, 2023 The Boston Athletic Association made a very important announcement: They've added a division for intellectual impairment starting with the 2024 Boston Marathon (April 15, 2024), which is open to Virtus II1/T20 runners with National or International classification.
There is prize money for the first three male and female finishers (up to $2500 +500 for a course record within the division).
Note that the entry deadline for the 2024 Boston Marathon is September 15, 2023 so this will mostly ...
Athletes Without Limits has posted US Team travel, dates and cost for our trip to the June 2023 Vitus Global Games in France and a US Team Registration Form to our team page at: https://www.athleteswithoutlimits.org/gg2023. The 2023 Games are on track to be the largest Virtus Global Games to date with an estimated 1,200+ top athletes with intellectual impairment from 80 countries competing for the World Championships in their respective sports.
Congratulations to Virtus Teams and runners who competed in the two-day Virtus World Cross Country Championships in San Diego November 19-20, 2022.
Opening Ceremony was held outside at the Chula Vista Elite Athlete Training Center, where the Virtus Teams all stayed and trained throughout the week-long event. Along with the ceremonial lighting of the torch the athletes received encouragement from three time Team USA Olympic Triple Jumper Willie Banks , who serves as an elected member of the World Athletics Council.
The International and US ...
Don't miss watching top American athletes with intellectual impairment compete at the US Paralympic Team Trials as they vie for coveted spots on the Swimming, Track & Field and Table Tennis Teams at the Tokyo 2021 Paralympic Games!
U.S. Paralympic Swimming Team Trials
June 17-19, 2021 Minneapolis, MN
Class S14/SB14/SM14 Athletes with Intellectual Impairment:
Jacob Basini (S14/SB14/SM14)
Leslie Cichocki (S14/SB14/SM14)
Parker Egbert (S14/SB14/SM14)
Jesse Greve (S14/SB14/SM14)
Jeff Lovett (S14/SB14/SM14)
Garner Moss (S14/SB14/SM14)
Jonny Pierce ...
Happy 35th Birthday Virtus!
Help us celebrate 35 years of Virtus support and competition for athletes with intellectual impairment by joining the 35 YOUR WAY challenge: walk, run, skip, swim, cycle, row, jump or get active your own way!
Virtus Athletes, Family & Friends Around the World
35 YOUR WAY Global Challenges on Playwaze Platform:
â€¢ Walk/Run/Swim 35km (@22miles) in 35 days
â€¢ Cycle 350km (@218miles) in 35 days
â€¢ Row 35km in 35 days
â€¢ How fast can you do 35 skips / 35 star-jumps?
The sixth edition of the Virtus Global Games will be held in Vichy, France from 4 to 10 June 2023.
The Badger Track Club, run by Scott Brinen (AWL's 2019 US Team Track Coach at the Global Games) is hosting a virtual track meet the last week of June and we'd love for AWL athletes and supporters to compete with us. Whether you think running is "your sport" or not, we challenge you to get up and see what you can do!
Try your hand at any of the following 9 events:
â€¢ Long jump
â€¢ Standing Long Jump
â€¢ Football Throw
â€¢ Softball Throw
A full set of rules can be found ...
A summary of Athletes Without Limits event cancellations and postponements in order to help prevent further spread of Novel Coronavirus (COVID 19) â€” with links to relevant updates and preventative measures.
Athletes Without Limits congratulates all 22 athletes who recently competed in four sports at the 2019 Global Games in Australia — and Inas is now called Virtus!
We had a great time at the Inas (now called Virtus) Global Games 2019! Many personal bests, great team spirit and sportsmanship. Congratulations to the athletes who won medals and to all who gave their all to achieve. Thank you to our Australian hosts, officials and volunteers who made this Global Games awesome and to national sponsors who supported our US Team. We look forward to taking our growing U.S. team ...
Athletes Without Limits is proud to announce the 22 athletes who will represent the United States at the 2019 INAS Global Games in Brisbane...