East Texas Wheelchair Games return to Tyler on Saturday

Published on Thursday, 20 April 2017 18:51 - Written by

The East Texas Wheelchair Games return to Tyler on Saturday with events scheduled from noon to 4 p.m. at John Tyler High School.

The Wheelchair Games is a friendly competition in track and field events open to people ages 12 to adult. It includes divisions for manual and electric wheelchairs, according to a news release.

The manual chair events area: 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 events are: 50-meter dash, 200-meter dash, the wheelchair rally, the club throw and archery.

There is no fee to participate. For more information, call John Mitchell at 903-566-0937 or the Glass Recreation Center at 903-595-7271.

- Emily Guevara