VICTA is excited to be able to offer you the chance to get active and attend some exciting sporting events with our subsidised travel offer! 

We will be covering two events this summer, the Metro Blind Sport Athletics Open (Saturday 22nd June) and the Superhero Tri (Saturday 17th August).

Please note, if you would like to attend these events you need to apply for your place through the event hosts. Our offer supports funds towards your travel only, to make it easy for you to attend and open up opportunities.

Metro Blind Sport Athletics Open

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Date: Sat 22 June 2019
Venue: Mile End Stadium, London, E14 7TW
Website: metroblindsport.org

The Metro Blind Sport Athletics Open welcomes athletes of all ages and experience throughout the UK to join them in their annual competition. The morning offers ‘Come and Try Coaching Sessions’ which provides an opportunity to try out running, jumping and throwing in a fun and relaxed atmosphere, supported by qualified coaches. The competition then starts from 12pm. 

For further information about the Metro Blind Sport Athletics Open visit: metroblindsport.org/sports/athletics/athletics-open/

Superhero Tri

Date: 17 August 2019,
Venue: Dorney Lake, Windsor
Website: superheroseries.co.uk

The Superhero Tri is the UK’s ‘one and only disability sports series for the Everyday Superhero’. They offer a fun, mass-participation triathlon where you don’t have to worry about cut-off times or equipment restrictions. You also have the option to run on your own or as a team.

For further information about the Superhero Tri visit:
superheroseries.co.uk

The VICTA offer

VICTA will cover travel expenses up to £50 for those wishing to attend the Metro Blind Sport Athletics Open or the Superhero Tri.

To benefit from this offer, you must:

  • Have previously participated on a VICTA activity or received a grant through us
  • Live outside London (for the Metro Athletics Open only)
  • Be 29 years old or under at the time of the event.

If you are interested, please contact the VICTA Activities Team on activities@victa.org.uk.

Payment of travel expenses is subject to proof of attendance at the relevant event (a simple photo of you enjoying the event) and travel receipts/mileage claim. Funds are limited so please get your applications in early. Contact activities@victa.org.uk or call 01908 240 831 for more information.