The Games: Days Three & Four
The 2016 Westfield Health British Transplant Games will continue this weekend with a host of sporting events including swimming, football and track and field.
Saturday’s action starts at 8.30am with table tennis and volleyball at Wavertree Sports Centre and Greenbank Sports Academy respectively, before the kids make a splash with the children’s swimming at Wavertree, starting at 9am.
Then it’s time for some adult bowls at Wavertree Sports Park, starting at 9.30am, before a whole host of events get underway at 1pm.
The Wavertree area will be a hive of activity, with two walks taking place at Wavertree Park, both an adult and an open event, as well as both children’s and adults’ five-a-side football at Wavertree Sports Centre, at the same time as the children’s ball throw.
Wavertree Sports Centre will also be the stage for the adult netball and swimming, as well as the under-fives’ archery and long jump.
The day’s sport will draw to a close with an adults’ mini marathon and an open donor run on Liverpool Waterfront.
Sunday will see the culmination of the sporting events, with children and adults of all ages competing in the track and field competitions, which will run from 9am to around 5pm.
Competitors will have the chance to let their hair down on the Sunday evening, with a celebratory Gala Dinner at Liverpool Exhibition Centre from 6pm until the early hours.
Anyone can come to watch the sporting events and entrance is free of charge.
The British Transplant Games event aims to raise awareness of organ donation and will see transplant athletes of all ages from across the UK compete in different sports.
For more information about the Games, visit www.britishtransplantgames.co.uk, follow @WHBTG on Twitter or search for ‘The British Transplant Games’ on Facebook.
To join the NHS Organ Donor Register, visit www.uktransplant.org.uk