Inclusive runs to celebrate Paralympics anniversary at Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park

PUBLISHED: 17:00 28 August 2016

The events are open to people of all abilities (Pic: PA/EMPICS)

The events are open to people of all abilities (Pic: PA/EMPICS)


The world’s first all-inclusive mass-participation push and run event will take over Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park next Sunday.

Parallel London will feature 100m, 1km, 5km, 10km and super sensory 1km races for people of all abilities.

A free family festival will run alongside the challenges as part of a national celebration of diversity, four years on from the London Paralympics.

Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, said: “I want everyone to be able to make the most of everything the capital has to offer – in work, travel, leisure and sport.

“I’m delighted to see Parallel London bringing people of all ages and abilities together at Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park for its fun run and festival, breaking barriers and showcasing the capital’s wonderful diversity.”‎

The festival will feature a range of attractions, entertainment and workshops across six different zones.

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