Lithuanian Racerunning (tricycle) sport Association (LTSA) started its activity in 2018. It is an independent Lithuanian sport organization, which promotes, develops and coordinates physical activity and sport with RaceRunners (i.e. tricycles for disabled) in Lithuania. The founders of organization are 4 legal and 9 private members.
RaceRunning is an innovative, stand-alone sport for disabled people that combines running and cycling. The RaceRunner is specially designed for people with cerebral palsy, which allows the disabled person to move around without the need for help.
The tricycle also allows disabled people with disabilities to participate in the competition. It allows movement using only its own power, and its speed of development depends on the physical fitness of the disabled person.
To promote RaceRunning sport in Lithuania. To develop this activity in close cooperation with institutions and organizations, sports clubs and schools for disabled, with municipalities and with the Departament for the Affairs of the Disabled under the Ministry of Social Security and Labour. To raise the interest of children, young people and adults in RaceRunners. To support disabled to discover new opportunities for positive integration into active social life.
To organize high sportsmanship sport events: RaceRunning competitions and championships in Lithuanian, to attend in international RaceRunning sport competitions, sport camps, coacher-training courses, etc. To provide the best conditions for both athletes and amateurs to practice RaceRunners.
To search and invite talented athletes for active training with RaceRunners and to prepare themselves to represent Lithuania in RaceRunning sport championships and sports events.
To develop close cooperation with international sport organizations for disabled.