Athletics

Athletics has been part of the Paralympics since 1960 and events are open to males and females in all disability groups.
The timing and measuring systems used at the Paralympic Games are identical to the ones used at the Olympic Games

Paralympic Classification 
In Athletics there are a number of classes according to athlete's condition:

  • Athletes with a Visual Impairment

    T11 - T13

    F11 - F13

  • Athletes with athetosis, ataxia and/or hypertonia

    T32 - T38

    F31 - F38

  • Athletes with short stature

    F40

  • Athletes with limb deficiencies 

    T42 - T46

    F42 - F46

  • Athletes who use a wheelchair

    T51 - F54

    F51 - F58

ATHLETICS IN TAURANGA

Tauranga Ramblers Harrier Club is an organisation committed to providing an opportunity whereby people of all ages and abilities can enjoy cross-country, road running and track and field at a level that suits them. See their website for more information. 

Bellevue Athletic Club is based at the Tauranga Domain and is one of the largest children’s athletics clubs in the Waikato/Bay Of Plenty region. The club meets over the summer season (October - March) for athletics on Tuesday evenings from 5:20pm -7:00pm. The first part of the season runs from 15 October to 10 December, then we break for Christmas and return in the New Year on 4th February. For more information visit the Bellevue Athletic Club website  or contact the Club at bellevue.athleticsclub@gmail.com

Greerton Athletics Club Please see website for information and enquiries.

Where and When?

Tauranga Ramblers Harrier Club Contact Club President Malcolm Taylor janmal@xtra.co.nz

Bellevue Athletic Club
Tuesdays 5.20pm - 7.00pm
Please contact bellevue.athleticsclub@gmail.com

Greerton Athletics Club 
See website

Who to contact

Parafed Bay of Plenty
john@parafedbop.co.nz
027 7272 333