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Posted on: May 20, 2020

The Annual Special Olympics Torch Run


Due to COVID-19, the Annual Special Olympics Torch Run has been cancelled for 2020.

During this time of social distancing, the Special Olympics is keeping its athletes engaged and active in a variety of ways. One method is home programming! To learn more about what they have been doing, please visit If you would like to record some encouraging messages to their athletes, please visit the SOMO FlipGrid for instructions on how to do so-

On Friday, September 25th, there will be a Final Leg Run before the State Outdoor Games. This run will take place in Jefferson City and will include a short run around town, a Final Leg dinner, and a run into Opening Ceremonies – complete with the cauldron lighting ceremony.

It’s important to stay connected during this time and support the community as best as we can!

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