|2014 Mecklenburg County Special Olympics.|
"Special Olympics' Unified Relay Across America is a historic event with three simultaneous torch runs, held from East Coast to West Coast, to kickoff the Special Olympic's World Games in July/August 2015 in Los Angeles, CA.
Unified Relay Across America will begin May 26th and end on July 10th, 2015. The three legs will be:
- The Northern Route (in red): Augusta, Maine to Los Angeles, CA
- The Cetral Route (in white): Washington, DC to Los Angeles, CA
- The Southern Route (in blue): Miami, FL to Los Angeles, CA
Unified Relay is a team based event. Teams of 1 to 15 people will have the opportunity to walk, jog, run, or roll (rollerblade, skateboard, wheelchair) a 1/2 mile segment or cycle a 5 mile segment. Your team will be carrying the Flame of Hope, brought all the way to the United States from Athens, Greece. The Flame of Hope is a beacon to unite communities in acceptance."
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