The road to gold begins in Arizona as Paralympic athletes will be descending to the East Valley at the Desert Challenge Games.
The Desert Challenge Games are a multi-day competition for individuals ages 7 through adulthood with a physical, visual or intellectual disability. The 2017 event will be part of the World Para Athletics Grand Prix and is the only Athletics Grand Prix event taking place in the United States.
More information to be announced, please see website for updates.
Local athletes will be competing alongside Paralympic athletes and registration is now open. To register visit: http://desertchallengegames.com/Registration.html