April 22nd: East Texas Wheelchair Games

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East Texas Wheelchair Games return to Tyler

On Saturday, April 22, the East Texas Wheelchair Games return to Tyler at John Tyler High School, located at 1120 N. N.W. Loop 323, from noon to 4 p.m.

The Wheelchair Games are a friendly competition in track and field events open to people ages 12 to adult. This event includes divisions for both manual and electric wheelchairs.

The races are as follows: manual chairs may compete in the 50-meter, 100-meter, 200-meter, and 400-meter dash, shot put, discus, team 200-meter (4 x 50) relay, bowling and hand-cycling. Electric wheelchairs may compete in the electric wheelchair 50-meter dash, electric wheelchair 200-meter dash, electric wheelchair rally, the club throw and archery.

There is no fee to participate.

For more information, please call John Mitchell at (903) 566-0937 or the Glass Recreation Center at (903) 595-7271.