#InclusionMeans Elite Competition

November 4, 2014

Tatyana McFadden captured the second-ever marathon Grand Slam, winning the New York City Marathon women’s wheelchair division on Sunday, November 2, 2014, on top of her titles in Boston, London and Chicago earlier this year.

To Tatyana, #InclusionMeans Elite Competition!

“You know, inclusion is so important.  I mean we’re not any different.  You know, people with physical disabilities are not any different than any other elite athlete.” – Tatyana McFadden

Wheelchair racers at 2014 Chicago marathon
The Bank of America Chicago Marathon is a model event for inclusion of all elite athletes.  This video recaps race day and includes interviews with Larry Labiak, Disability Policy Officer with the Chicago Park District and Tatyana McFadden, 2014 Bank of America Chicago Marathon winner and two-time Marathon Grand-Slam winner in 2013 and 2014.