Held in the Inland Empire: Barstow, Desert, Menifee, Mojave, Rim Mountain, T.E.A.M., Temecula, West San Bernardino
Track and field is one of Special Olympics most popular sports. Athletics offers a wide range of events, from the 100 meters and hurdle events to the marathon, from the high jump and the long jump to the shot put, and from the relays to the wheelchair events.A major difference of Special Olympics Athletics is that all athletes go to a final. Special Olympics also requires that all athletes give their best effort at all times. An athlete at Special Olympics can adjust their qualifying time to obtain a better grouping in a future running heat. Additionally Special Olympics Athletics modifies the heights in the high jump, conduct 10, 25, and 50 meter runs, walks and wheel chair events. This is held Feb – June.
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