15K WHEELCHAIR DIVISION
Start: 5:25 a.m. Brorein St. & Ashley Dr.
Wheelchair Division Rules & Protocol
Awards will be presented to the Top 3 Open Male & Female Finishers and 1st Masters Male & Female. Official registered 15K Wheelchair Division Competitors should report to the Start Line (Brorein & Franklin Streets) no later than 5:25 a.m. Racing wheelchairs are required and shall be defined as a customized performance chair. IPC Athletics Rules will be enforced. For additional rules visit paralympic.org/athletics (formerly IPC Athletics) Further, the race will abide by the rules and policies of the recognized governing bodies of the sports of wheelchair racing, which do not allow the use of mechanical gears found on handbikes. For additional information contact: Adaptive Sports USA adaptivesportsusa.org and the International Paralympic Committee paralympic.org/athletics. All chairs are subject to rules and safety inspection. Runners and walkers in all races will have the right of way. Wheelchair racers shall yield to runners or walkers. It will be the athlete’s responsibility to meet the above rules.
In accordance with national and international wheelchair rules, NO handcycles, handbikes or other mechanically gear driven devices will be permitted in the 15K Race. *For additional information, please contact Susan Harmeling via email at Susan@RunGasparilla.com