Track & Field

Athletics (track & field) is one of the original Special Olympics sports and is the most popular worldwide (1.9 million people participating). In Delaware, athletes train during the spring months prior to the track & field event at Summer Games. Events are offered for every ability level.

 

​Competitions

Qualifying Track & Field Meet: Saturday, May 11, 2019, at Caesar Rodney High School 

Track and field State Meet: June 14-15, 2019, at  Summer Games at the University of Delaware

 

Events

  • 10-meter assisted walk
  • 15-meter walk
  • 15-meter walker
  • 25-meter dash
  • 25-meter walker
  • 25-meter assisted walk
  • 25-meter walker
  • 30-meter wheelchair slalom
  • 50-meter dash
  • 25-meter wheelchair race
  • 50-meter walk
  • 50-meter wheelchair slalom
  • 100-meter run
  • 100-meter walk
  • 100-meter wheelchair race
  • 200-meter run
  • 200-meter walk
  • 200-meter wheelchair race
  • 400-meter run
  • 400-meter walk
  • 800-meter run
  • 1500-meter run
  • 3000-meter run
  • 4x100 meter relay (traditional and Unified)
  • 4x400 meter relay (traditional and Unified)
  • Men's shot put (4kg/8.13 lbs.)
  • Women's shot put (2.72 kg/6 lbs.)
  • Men's shot put for 8-11 yrs old (2.72 kg/6lbs.)
  • Women's shot put for 8-11 yrs old (1.81 kg/4 lbs.)
  • Men's wheelchair shot put (1.81 kg/4 lbs.)
  • wheelchair slalom Women's wheelchair shot put (1.81
  • kg/4 lbs.)
  • softball throw
  • ball throw for distance (tennis ball)
  • running long jump
  • standing long jump