November 11, 2015

Eight Sportable Athletes to Compete in Richmond Marathon Races

Contact: Marielle Rando, Director of Programs RICHMOND, VA (Nov. 10, 2015)— Sportable is proud to announce that eight of its athletes will be competing in the HCAVA 8k, American Family Fitness Half Marathon, and the Anthem Richmond Marathon in … Continue reading

October 27, 2015

Great Expectations; Spokes looking great in pre-season.

After a great run to the national tournament this past basketball year, the Spokes have high expectations for this season. This year’s tournament roster features nine returners and only one new player- who is expected to make a splash in … Continue reading

October 07, 2015

Sportable Road Racing off to a great start

Nothing can stop us. Sportable’s Road Racing program started it’s training sessions in September in order to train for the Richmond Marathon , Half Marathon and 8K. The first practice was held at SportsBackers Stadium in order to get a baseline timed … Continue reading

March 13, 2015

Sportable Spokes Invitational – JR Wheelchair Basketball Tournament

Sportable is pleased to announce that its junior wheelchair basketball team, the Sportable Spokes, will be hosting a JR Wheelchair Basketball Tournament on Saturday, March 14, 2015 from 10am-8pm at Glen Allen High School in Henrico, VA. This regional tournament, … Continue reading

January 27, 2015

Adaptive Skiing Blog

Everyone who has to live life in a wheelchair knows exactly what I mean when I say that snow can be a serious pain in the butt. With that said, winter wasn’t exactly a season that I looked forward to, … Continue reading

January 26, 2015

Sportable Youth Athlete Named to 2015 US Paralympic National Team

Richmond, VA – January 21, 2015 – Sportable is proud to announce that one of its newest youth athletes was recently named to the 2015 United States Paralympic Track & Field National team. Alexa Halko, a fourteen year old athlete, … Continue reading

December 10, 2014

Sportable Spokes JR Wheelchair Basketball Team Takes 1st Place in Baltimore Tournament

RICHMOND, VA (Dec 10, 2014)— Sportable is proud to announce that its Junior Wheelchair Basketball team, the Sportable Spokes, won the Bennett Blazers Jr Wheelchair Basketball Tournament this past weekend in Baltimore, MD. The Sportable Spokes defeated the NJ Jr … Continue reading

October 16, 2014

Message from our new Executive Director!!!

Greetings Sportable Nation! I hope this finds everyone well and enjoying the beginning of the fall season. It is hard to believe that the summer has already come and gone. The fall brings a tremendous amount of excitement here at … Continue reading

July 08, 2014

Message from our Executive Director, Kristen Lessig

Happy Summer 2014! I hope that you all have been enjoying the start to your summer…and a happy, safe 4th of July!  It’s always a great time to connect with family and friends—as well as an opportunity to celebrate our … Continue reading

June 23, 2014

Bill’s Y-Fit Challenge Part VII

This blog documented my experiences during the recent Y Challenge – 70 minutes/week for 6 weeks. If you completed it successfully you were put into a drawing for a basket of fruits and veggies delivered to your home weekly for … Continue reading