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Run for the Hills 5k

In May, I read an article in Runner’s World magazine on how one editor switched up from racing half-marathons and marathons to obtaining a new PR for the 5k. 1,315 more words


Sometimes best advocates for those with special needs are the individuals themselves.

During our recent stay in Colorado, my husband Larry and I hiked to Adam’s Falls in Rocky Mountain National Park. As we were finishing our walk, we saw a group of young adults with intellectual disabilities hiking up the trail. 1,189 more words

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Summer Fun Special Olympics of Lee County Fundraiser

If you missed out on yesterday’s Special Olympics Fundraiser then you really missed the bus! We had a great time with lots of great gifts from some great sponsors. 280 more words

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Special Olympics in BROWARD County

Good afternoon Brothers,

I want to thank those who came out to support the Special Olympics Picnic this past Saturday.

Attendees: Tom Finan, Antonio Rodriguez and wife, John Pisula and wife, Paul Gabe and wife, Joe Cox and Wife, Alfonso Cabrera and wife, Tom Trepanier, wife and daughter. 25 more words


Tenn. athletic association partners with Special Olympics to add Unified track events

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — The TSSAA Board of Control on Monday approved the addition of Unified Track and Field events, marking the beginning of a partnership between the high school athletic association and Special Olympics Tennessee. 280 more words


Things I learned from the Special Olympics

Last week, I took annual leave from my regular job and headed to Sheffield as a volunteer for the Special Olympics GB National Games. As a media volunteer, I was lucky enough to get to speak to hundreds of different people, including athletes, volunteers, coaches, family members and honoured guests. 639 more words

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Marbridge Special Olympians train with gold medalist

AUSTIN (KXAN) — Training with an Olympic gold medalist isn’t something folks at Marbridge ever thought they’d do. That all changed Monday.

Marbridge is a living community for people with intellectual disabilities. 302 more words