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50M Dash/Walk/Roll

Description:

How fast can you complete 50 Meters?

Rules:

  • Measure out 50 Meters (164 feet)

  • Use cones to set the start and finish lines

  • Have someone time you

  • Record the time

Equipment Needed:

  • Stopwatch

  • Score card

  • Objects to mark start and finish

  • Measuring Tape

Modifications:

  • If you do not have a measuring tape, take 50 big steps

100M Dash/Walk/Roll

Description:

How fast can you complete 50 Meters?

Rules:

  • Measure out 100 Meters (328 feet)

  • Use cones to set the start and finish lines

  • Have someone time you

  • Record the time

Equipment Needed:

  • Stopwatch

  • Score card

  • Objects to mark start and finish

  • Measuring Tape

Modifications:

  • If you do not have a measuring tape, take 100 big steps

25M Manual Wheelchair Race

Description:

How fast can you complete 25 Meters?

Rules:

  • Measure out 25 Meters (82 ft)

  • Use cones to set the start and finish lines

  • Have someone time you

  • Record the time

Equipment Needed:

  • Stopwatch

  • Score card

  • Objects to mark start and finish

  • Measuring Tape

Modifications:

  • If you do not have a measuring tape, have someone take 25 big steps

5k Race

Description:

How fast can you complete 5 Kilometers?

Rules:

  • Lay out what the 5k (3.1 miles) course will be

  • Have someone time you

  • Record the time

  • You can also use a free app like “Nike Run Club”

Equipment Needed:

  • Stopwatch

  • Score card

  • Objects to mark start and finish

  • App to show distance and time – Runkeeper App

Modifications:

  • Measure 2.5k and double the distance

  • Measure 1k and complete that 5 times

  • Complete race however you can (run/walk/wheelchair)

Unified 5k Race

Description:

How fast can you complete 5 Kilometers?

Rules:

  • Times of athlete & partner should be added together to submit. 

  • Lay out what the 5k (3.1 miles) course will be

  • Have someone time you

  • Record the time

  • You can also use a free app like “Nike Run Club”

Equipment Needed:

  • Stopwatch

  • Score card

  • Objects to mark start and finish

  • App to show distance and time – Runkeeper App

Modifications:

  • Measure 2.5k and double the distance

  • Measure 1k and complete that 5 times

  • Complete race however you can (run/walk/wheelchair)

Standing Long Jump

Description:

How far can you jump from a standing position?

Rules:

  • Mark a line

  • Both feet start behind the line

  • Athlete must jump with both feet

  • Distance will be measured from the line to the back of the foot closest to the jump line 

  • Record the distance on the score card

Equipment Needed:

  • Designated line (cones, chair, stationary object that will not move)

  • Measuring tape 

Modifications:

  • If you do not have a measuring tape, you can measure the distance jumped in steps

Tennis Ball Throw

Description:

How far can you throw a tennis ball?

Rules:

  • Athlete will stand behind a designated line

  • Athlete will throw the tennis ball as far as they can

  • Measurement will be made from the designated line to where the tennis ball first touched the ground

  • Record the distance on score card

  • If you can throw more than 15M, consider doing the softball throw instead

Equipment Needed:

  • Throwing line (cones, chair, stationary object that will not move)

  • Measuring tape 

  • Tennis ball

Modifications:

  • If you do not have a tennis ball, use another object (stuffed animal, rolled up socks, baseball, etc.)

  • If you do not have a measuring tape, you can measure the distance thrown in steps

Wheelchair Tennis Ball Throw

Description:

How far can you throw a tennis ball?

Rules:

  • Athlete will stay behind a designated line

  • Athlete will throw the tennis ball as far as they can

  • Measurement will be made from the designated line to where the tennis ball first touched the ground

  • Record the distance on score card

Equipment Needed:

  • Throwing line (cones, chair, stationary object that will not move)

  • Measuring tape

  • Tennis ball 

Modifications:

  • If you do not have a tennis ball, use another object (stuffed animal, rolled up socks, baseball, etc.)

  • If you do not have a measuring tape, you can measure the distance thrown in steps

4x100 Traditional Relay

Description:

How fast can your team complete a 4x100 Meter relay?

Rules:

  • If you have access to a track, space out the 4 athletes as you would a typical relay event

  • Create a designated start/finish line

  • Time how long it takes the team to complete the relay

  • Submit team’s total time 

Equipment Needed:

  • Designated start/finish line (cones/ chairs/ stationary object that won’t move)

  • Measuring tape 

  • Stopwatch

Modifications:

  • If you do not have access to a track or are unable to meet in-person, you can measure out 100M (328 feet) in your backyard, sidewalk, etc

  • If you do not have a measuring tape, take 100 large steps

  • Record and combine each individual’s time to get the team’s total

4x100 Unified Relay

Description:

How fast can your team complete a 4x100 Meter relay?

Rules:

  • If you have access to a track, space out the 4 teammates (2 athletes and 2 partners) as you would a typical relay event

  • Create a designated start/finish line

  • Time how long it takes the team to complete the relay

  • Submit team’s total time

Equipment Needed:

  • Designated start/finish line (cones/ chairs/ stationary object that won’t move)

  • Measuring tape 

  • Stopwatch

Modifications:

  • If you do not have access to a track or are unable to meet in-person, you can measure out 100M (328 feet) in your backyard, sidewalk, etc

  • If you do not have a measuring tape, take 100 large steps

  • Record and combine each individual’s time to get the team’s total

Unified Doubles

Description:

Choose any four of the traditional track events to compete in with an athlete and partner.

 

(100M Dash, 50M Dash, Tennis Ball Throw, Standing Long Jump)

Rules:

  • Times/scores of athlete & partner should be added together to submit one score

Equipment Needed:

  • See above event Descriptions

Modifications:

  • See above event descriptions.

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