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


  • Athletes with limb deficiencies 

    T42 - T46

    F42 - F46

  • Athletes who use a wheelchair

    T51 - F54

    F51 - F58


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 October to December, then we break for Christmas and return in the New Year in February. For more information visit the Bellevue Athletic Club website  or contact the Club at

Greerton Athletics Club Please see website for information and enquiries.

When and Where

Tauranga Ramblers Harrier Club Contact Club President Malcolm Taylor

Bellevue Athletic Club
 Tuesdays 5.20pm - 7.00pm
Please contact

Greerton Athletics Club 
See website

Parafed Bay of Plenty 027 7272 333

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