Tag: Special Olympics

ARR: Special Olympics 5K and Polar Plunge

ARR: Special Olympics 5K and Polar Plunge

The Special Olympics have an unique place in my heart. As a high school student, I helped train Olympians and run events. It was great seeing the sense of accomplishment on their faces. The participants’ enthusiasm was infectious. The memories of these activities have helped fuel a longtime wish to be a coach in some … Continue reading ARR: Special Olympics 5K and Polar Plunge

Race recap: 27th Gene’s Run

Memories from the 27th Gene's Run. RACE: 27th Gene's Run LENGTH: 4 miles (I have it mapped out at http://www.mapmyrun.com/routes/view/258581197 CAUSE IT HELPS: Special Olympics RACE: A hilly asphalt course through Morgantown's Greenmont, South Park and 1st Ward neighborhoods. Water stops every mile manned by Special Olympians and their supporters. Mile-split times read every mile. End … Continue reading Race recap: 27th Gene’s Run