There’s still time to sign up for the Race of Champions one-mile, 5k walk/run, and 10k fun run to be held Sept. 5 in Rockaway Beach.
The money raised from Race of Champions provides Tillamook
County local Special Olympics athletes with training facilities, sports equipment for practices, uniforms, travel, and lodging for competitions.
Special Olympics Oregon-Tillamook Olympics Athlete Oath County serves more than 60 athletes who train and compete in four Olympics-type sports (basketball,
bocce, bowling, and softball) throughout the year.
All services are offered at no cost to the athletes or their families.
There are four levels of fundraising incentives: $15 for race entry fee, $30 for race entry fee and Race of Champions t-shirt, $50 for race entry fee, Race of Champions t-shirt and a raffle ticket, and $100 for race entry fee, Race of Champions t-shirt and a raffle ticket and a Race of Champions hat.
Registration the morning of the race begins at 9 a.m. and racing begins at 11 a.m. at the Ocean’s Edge Wayside in Rockaway Beach (103 S. First St.) A raffle will take place at noon.