Special Olympics Moore County Begins Spring Games This Friday
"Let me win. But if I cannot win, let me be brave in the attempt."
More than 100 local Special Olympics athletes will speak those words, the Special Olympics Athlete's oath, when the Moore County Special Olympics Spring Games get under way Friday at Pinecrest High School. Opening ceremonies are set for 10 a.m.
Athletes will compete in track and field events, including relays, running, walking, long jump, shot put and softball and tennis ball throw.
Student volunteers from Pinecrest, Union Pines and North Moore high schools will be on hand to assist in the games.
With over 20,000 volunteers and 37,000 athletes statewide, Special Olympics North Carolina is one of the largest volunteer supported organizations in the state.
Special Olympics Moore County is one of nearly 100 local organizations helping to provide training and competition to children and adults with intellectual disabilities from ages 8 through adult.
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