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Special Olympics kicks off summer games in Raleigh

Posted May 29, 2015
Updated May 30, 2015

— More than 1,500 athletes will gather in Raleigh and Cary this weekend to compete in the 2015 Special Olympics Summer Games.

Athletes will compete in six different sports this year, including, aquatics, athletics, gymnastics, powerlifting, softball and volleyball.

The opening ceremony will kick off at 7 p.m. Friday at the Time Warner Cable Music Pavilion in Walnut Creek.

Admission to the summer games is free. For more information, visit the Special Olympics North Carolina website or call 1-800-843-6276.

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  • Shea Aiken May 29, 2015
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    #TeamAshanti For Life! In loving memory of Ashanti Nikol Davis