Posted on 6th Dec 2022
Frame Running is a growing and exciting form of adapted sports that allows individuals with disabilities to participate in running events. Using a specialized three-wheeled frame, known as a “Frame Runner,” participants can maintain an upright posture and run with their legs in a more natural motion. This innovative equipment allows people with a wide range of physical abilities to take part in running events, and is helping to promote inclusion and accessibility in sports.
Experiencing the freedom of running
Frame Running can provide a number of benefits for individuals with disabilities, including improved physical health and increased confidence and self-esteem. The activity can also be a social and inclusive activity, providing opportunities for individuals with disabilities to connect with others who have similar interests and experiences.
One of the key benefits of Frame Running is that it allows individuals with disabilities to participate in running events in a way that is accessible and inclusive. The specialized equipment used in Frame Running can be adjusted to fit the individual’s body and abilities, and allows people of all ages and levels of ability to take part.
In addition to the physical benefits, Frame Running can also have a positive impact on mental health and wellbeing. Participating in a running event, whether individually or as part of a team, can provide a sense of accomplishment and boost confidence. It can also be a social activity, providing opportunities for individuals with disabilities to meet and connect with others who have similar interests and experiences.
Another benefit of Frame Running is that it helps to raise awareness of the abilities and potential of individuals with disabilities. By showcasing the abilities of athletes with disabilities, Frame Running can help to challenge stereotypes and promote inclusion and accessibility in sports and other areas of life. It can also inspire others to get involved in adaptive sports and support the growth and development of the Frame Running community.
Overall, Frame Running is an exciting and innovative activity that is providing individuals with disabilities with new opportunities to participate in running events. By using specialized equipment and adapting the activity to the needs and abilities of each individual, Frame Running is helping to promote inclusion and accessibility in sports, and is inspiring others to get involved and support the growth of the Frame Running community.
Frame Running at Solve-TAD
Have a look at the Solve-TAD/Freedom Wheels team talk about Frame Running!
How can one get started in Frame Running?
Freedom Wheels now has capacity for Frame Running trials in Metro Melbourne!
Freedom Wheels Occupational Therapists runs weekly clinics at its head office in Abbotsford.
Each clinic is completely Free and obligation free, giving each rider the perfect opportunity to try Frame Running in a safe and comfortable environment.
Step 1: Learn more about Frame Running on our dedicated page here
Step 2: Fill out our enquiry form here
Step 3: Make sure to indicate that you are interested in Frame Running
Step 4: Get booked in and attend your Free Frame Running session!
Where else can I learn about Frame Running?
Here are some important links that will help you on your Frame Running journey.
RaceRunning Australia – the go-to place for all your Frame Running questions! You can visit their website here
Disability Sport Australia – also is involved with Frame Running. You can contact them here
GIO Summer Down Under – The upcoming national Frame Running event of the year! Check out the event here
How else can I contact Freedom Wheels?
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