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  • Event: Virgin London Marathon 2015, 26 Apr 2015

Get Kids Going

Get Kids Going! helps disabled children take part in sport by providing specialist sports wheelchairs, sports grants and year round support. They can then compete in marathons, triathlons, tennis, athletics, skiing, rugby, basketball etc. With your help, many could become Paralympic champions and world record holders.

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                        Please Help Turn Dreams Into Reality

GET KIDS GOING! is a national charity which gives disabled children and young people-up to the age of 26 years- the wonderful opportunity of participating in sport. Get Kids Going provide them with specially built sports' wheel chairs so they can do: athletics, marathons, tennis, skiing, rugby, sailing, boccia, basketball, sledge hockey, table tennis, fencing, shootng, archery, powerlifting and many more sports. Get Kids Going! inspires British disabled youngsters to complete in sporting events, from start to paralympic level, by also giving them 'sports grants' to help with their; training, physiotherapy, travel, competition fees, design and development of sports' equipment etc. With your help many can become world record holders and paralympic champions!

Not only does Get Kids Going! focus on helping disabled young athletes but also helps to provide manual wheelchairs for children to use every day; at home, at school, and to enable them to play with their friends. Get Kids Going believes all disabled children and young people should receive the right equipment to get them going! 

The cost of a bespoke sports wheelchair is about £4,000. A lightweight manual is around £2,500. The cost of sport grants can be anything from £500- £20,000 per year.

In general there are over 200,000 disabled children and young people in Britain who need the help of Get Kids Going!

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