August 3-10, 2013
Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI, USA
Hosted by the Dwarf Athletic Association of America

The largest sporting event in history exclusively for athletes with dwarfism

days until the Games. Are you ready?

Track & Field -- Track

Individual running races are offered for males and females in all age divisions. A shuttle relay will be offered in the futures, and juniors age groups, with a 4 x 100m relay offered in the open and masters divisions.


A wheelchair slalom event for wheelchair/scooter users will debut at the 2013 Games. Competition will be offered in all age divisions.


There are three classifications based on body proportions in the open division. There are also three classifications in the junior division based upon dwarfism diagnosis. International Paralympic Committee rules are used, with the exception that starting blocks are optional.


The Sport Technical Officer for track and field is Jill Kennedy.




The sponsors and partners for the track and field competition are Playmakers and the USA Track and Field Foundation.