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Track & Field

Special Olympics Texas Track & Field has events for all athletes – walks, wheelchair races, assisted races, runs, and field events. 

Each athlete can participate in two events – one race and one field event – but is not required to do both to compete. Some athletes may have a third event – a relay consisting of four athletes working together to run a race.

KISD Special Olympics Texas Track Athlete Eligibility

  • Athletes are eligible to participate in one running event and one field event; 
  • Athletes are placed in events by KISD Special Olympics Texas coaches based upon ability and performance of required skills;
  • Athletes may also be eligible to participate in a relay event. The relay is considered an extra event, in addition to one running and one field event. Athletes are selected to participate in relay events by the KISD Special Olympics Texas coaches based upon ability and performance of required skills.
  • Relay events at local competitions are considered opportunities for practice and skill development. Athletes who are 8 years of age and older are eligible to participate in relay events at the local level, chapter, area, and state level of competition. 

All practices will be held at from 5:30-6:30 p.m. Indian Springs Middle School (305 Bursey Road) Keller 76248 from 5:30-6:30 pm.

Track Schedule

For questions, contact Cindy Boaz at cindy.boaz@kellerisd.net or by calling 972-571-0970.

Examples of field events: Softball, Tennis Ball Throw, Long Jump, Turbo Jav, and Shot Put