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para athletics induction days 

The British Athletics Para Athletics Induction Days (PAI Days) are a series of events across the country aimed at provided potential performance athletes with information about our programmes and competitions as well as an opportunity to go through an initial classification process. 

The PAI Days are targeted at athletes (and their coaches and / or parents) who:

• Have recently taken up and/or joined an athletics club.
• Would like to take up athletics and have made an initial enquiry.
• Have an interest in transferring from another sport into athletics.
• Have been identified and approached through a local or school sports event.
• Would like to be classified in order to compete in specific para athletics competitions. 

On the day, athletes will receive:

• An introduction presentation from a member of the Parallel Success Team explaining the para athletics pathway and be given a brief expectations for becoming a World Class athlete.
• A specific event technical workshop led by experienced coaches.
• One-to-one Q&A with a member of the Parallel Success Team.
• A classification appointment with qualified member of the National Classifier Team (only for athletes who have been training for more than three months).

For more information in attending one of our PAI Days, please see the dates and venues listed below orr contact Ps@britishathletics.org.uk.

Para Athletics Induction Days 

5 November 2017  Lee Valley Athletics Centre, London  
3 December 2017   National Performance Institute, Loughborough  
6 January 2018   Sportcity, Manchester Regional Arena  
11 February 2018   National Performance Institute, Loughborough  
11 March 2018   Sportcity, Manchester Regional Arena  
8 April 2018   Lee Valley Athletics Centre, London