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Residents run for Special Olympics

Marlborough resident Thomas Long finished with the fastest time.

Marlborough resident Thomas Long finished with the fastest time.

Marlborough – Local runners celebrated the start of summer with a mid-day 5K race to benefit the Massachusetts Special Olympics. On June 21, employees of the state’s Special Olympics headquarters at Yawkey Sports Training Center in Marlborough and other local residents took a break from the work day for the noon race. The $25 entry fee will help support the organization’s activities for children with special needs. The race winners, including Thomas Long of Marlborough, received New Balance gift cards.

Photos/Nora McDonald

 

 

 

 

Maria, a volunteer from Shrewsbury, hands cold water to a runner.

Maria, a volunteer from Shrewsbury, hands cold water to a runner.

Two local friends celebrate completing their first 5K together.

Two local friends celebrate completing their first 5K together.

 

Massachusetts Special Olympics Communications Manager Chris Richie approaches the finish line.

Massachusetts Special Olympics Communications Manager Chris Richie approaches the finish line.

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