Tuesday, January 27, 2015

BIG Announcement from Special Olympics

2014 Mecklenburg County Special Olympics.
This is taken directly from the Special Olympics Page:


"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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