Special Olympics torch brought through the Central Coast

Special Olympics torch brought through the Central Coast

NORTHERN HALF OF THE PARK WILL BE CLOSED UNTIL AT LEAST EARLY NEXT MONTH.### THE TORCH FOR THE SPECIAL OLYMPICS MADE ITS WAY THROUGH MONTEREY COUNTY TODAY. IT’LL TRAVEL THE CENTRAL COAST AND THE BAY AREA LEADING UP TO THE GAMES THIS WEEKEND IN SANTA CLARA COUNTY. THE RUN KICKED OFF THIS MORNING IN KING CITY… MADE ITS WAY TO SALINAS… BEFORE HEADING TO THE MONTEREY PENINSULA. IT’S A SPECIAL YEAR FOR RUNNERS… THIS IS THE FUNDRAISER’S 25TH ANNIVERSARY.#### <“I AM PROUD TO SAY THAT MONTEREY COUNTY, AS A WHOLE, HAS RAISED $18,000 JUST FOR OUR COUNTY ALONE. LAW ENFORCEMENT WILL BE THERE TO SUPPORT THE ATHLETES, TO CHEER THEM ONE, TO MEDAL THEM, AND TO CREATE A GOOD ENVIRONMENT FOR THE ATHLETES.”> THE TORCH RUN CONTINUES TOMORROW IN SANTA CRUZ COUNT

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Special Olympics torch brought through the Central Coast

The Special Olympics torch run made its way through Monterey County on Wednesday. It’ll travel through the Central Coast and the Bay Area leading up to the games this weekend in Santa Clara County.The run kicked off Wednesday morning in King City, made its way to Salinas, before heading to the Monterey Peninsula.It’s a special year for runners as this is the fundraiser’s 25th anniversary.

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The Special Olympics torch run made its way through Monterey County on Wednesday.

It’ll travel through the Central Coast and the Bay Area leading up to the games this weekend in Santa Clara County.

The run kicked off Wednesday morning in King City, made its way to Salinas, before heading to the Monterey Peninsula.

It’s a special year for runners as this is the fundraiser’s 25th anniversary.

Contributed by local news sources

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