Run London's most exclusive race! Day includes Kew Gardens 10K, Visit Richmond Half Marathon & NIKE kids' mile races, along with Richmond Fitness expo and music festival!

The race is open to young people all over the UK in age category races: under 14 & under 17. The race is a championship event for young wheelchair athletes.

Boys and Girls Under 14 – Must be 11 or over on 21st September 2014

Boys and Girls Under 17 – Must be aged under 18 on 21st September 2014

The entry criteria requires participants must be able to self propel themselves over two miles within the time limit of 35 minutes. Competitors must wear a helmet & gloves and can either use a standard or racing chair. There will be opportunities for athletes to be fully classified before the race we would encourage you to apply for this.

Start time: 8am, Kew Gardens.

Entry Form Details:

Please contact [email protected] for more information on how to enter or call us on 02089431837.

Race results 2014:

U14 Boys
1st Finnley Kenny (Weir Archer Academy)


U17 Boys

1st Dillon Labroy (Weir Archer Academy)
2nd Michael McCabe (Velocity) 
3rd Graham Spencer (Weir Archer Academy)


U17 Girls

1st Eden Rainbow-Cooper (Weir Archer Academy)
2nd Yasmin Somerset (Weir Archer Academy)

3rd Anna Staplehurst (Weir Archer Academy)



The course is very technical with a few tight turns so athletes must be in control the whole race. We will be creating a course run through nearer the time.

Click on the image below to view the course

Training Sessions:

If you are interested in getting involved in wheelchair racing please contact the following clubs in London area.

London Area

Weir Archer Academy

Kingsmeadow Athletics Centre
Kingston Road


Contact: [email protected]

Victoria Park Harriers – wheelchair section

Mile End Leisure Park
Burdett Road
E3 4HL

Training Times: Saturday mornings 10.30am - 11.30am 
Contact: Marianne Sharpe Tel: 0798 4815760

Croydon Wheelchair Racing Club
Croydon Sports Arena
Albert Road
South Norwood
SE25 4QL

Training Times: Sunday mornings 9.30am – 11.00am
Contact: Pearl Sethna Tel: 07775 705326

White Hart Lane Community Sports Centre
White hart Lane

London N22 5QW

Training Times: Sunday mornings 11am – 12.30pm (Please call before attending as we vary pur training venues)
Contact: Nessa Baorbry Tel: 07957 308 183

Sutton & District AC – Velocity Wheelchair Racers
Sutton Arena
Middleton Road

Training Times: Monday and Wednesday evenings at 6.30 pm
Contact: Chris Parsloe Tel: 0794 385 5780


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