When: Saturday 15th June
Time: 11am till 4pm
The Leeds Society For Deaf and Blind People
St Mary’s Street
Date: Sat 22nd June 2019 Venue: Mile End Stadium, London, E14 7TW
Click here for a Metro Games Entry Form 2019
Hosted by London Borough of Tower Hamlets and GLL, supported by Carmen Butler Charities Charitable Trust and the Roden Family Foundation.
Metro Blind Sport – Welcomes athletes of all ages and experience throughout the UK to join us in our annual competition’s ‘43rd year!
The morning ‘Come and Try Coaching Session’ will once again provide those new to the sport a brilliant opportunity to try out running, jumping and throwing in a fun and relaxed atmosphere, supported by qualified coaches. If you haven’t tried an event before and want to compete in the afternoon, or are looking to improve your performance this is the place for you.
The 2019 programme will be run under UKA/IBSA rules and is open to males and females of all ages. The athletics competitions are principally for registered blind and partially sighted people.
Every competitor will receive a free t-shirt along with either a medal and/or performance certificate. Free packed lunches will be provided for all competitors, coaches, officials and volunteers. *Guide Runners may be arranged with advance notice, you will need to provide an estimate of your track times.
Guest competitors are welcome but no medals or certificates can be awarded.
Come and Try Session starts 10.00am – 11.30am, open to all ages, an ideal opportunity to access specialist coaching in track and field disciplines.
Competition starts 12.00 noon, listed below are all events grouped under the relevant age ranges. Results will be uploaded to Power of 10 as soon as possible.
Event closes after final Medal Ceremony – 5.00pm
The track (Mile End Stadium) and the accommodation (Queen Mary University) are within walking distance of Mile End Tube Station (Central and District line).
In order for as many events as possible to take place, it may be necessary to merge sight categories thereby ensuring the maximum number of individual ‘event requests’ are met. We recognise this could lead to a miss-match in functional sight levels, however our aim with the ‘Metro Athletics Open’ is to always offer the widest range of opportunities for athletes to compete. We view this as a preferable option to cancelling events with low numbers.
The closing date for Entries is Saturday 01st June 2019, if you require Accommodation the closing date is 31st March 2019.
Accommodation: This will be available on Friday and Saturday night (21st and 22nd) at the aforementioned Queen Mary University of London. Please note there is a further reduction for those under the age of 18. A separate form is available for accommodation requests, please email firstname.lastname@example.org
We at the Leeds Teaching Hospitals Trust (LTHT) are very keen on delivering quality service to all patients, carers and the wider public. We highly appreciate the role that the patient “voice” plays in many of our access and service improvements to date and in order to make our access and service delivery the best that it can be for all people.
This is why we are seeking the views, comments and suggestions including your valuable feedback from our deaf and hard of hearing patients of your experience of our services through this short and simple questionnaire your valuable feedback will help improve the services we deliver in 2018 and beyond.
To participate in this survey you would be either a deaf or hard of hearing patient at Leeds Teaching Hospitals Trust now or in the past, 16 years and above and have visited any of the Trust Hospitals at Leeds General Infirmary, St James Hospital, Chapel Allerton, Seacroft and Wharfdale hospitals in the past 3 years.
The questionnaire is completely anonymous and all your responses will be treated as confidential. We shall arrange feedback after completion of the survey through the usual communication channels such as social media, and reports to various interest groups and forums such as Healthwatch, Forum Central, Equality Hubs, Leeds Involving People and the Leeds Deaf Forum etc.
Your responses are very important to us and we look forward to your participation and receiving your responses back by Friday 16th February 2017.
Thank you for your help and cooperation.
LTHT Patient Experience Team