UMaine Field House Hosts Special Olympics Track Meet

Tim Throckmorton

Updated 3 years ago

School aged Special Olympics kids were at the UMaine Field House today for some practice and competition too. Four towns were at this meet: Glenburn, Dedham, Orono and Brewer. Some of their classmates as well as parents were on hand to cheer the athletes on.There is a big regional meet for Special Olympics coming up early next month and then in July the huge state wide summer games also on the UMaine campus.with the other events coming up. Today’s meet is building the excitement.Joe Knox – Glenburn Teacher”All year long they ask about it and after you see a spring in their step they walk with a little more pride and it carries over into the rest of their life.”


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