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Marquette Mountain Special Olympics Torch Run 2008
Friday, January 18, 2008
by Michaeleen O'Sullivan, UPfirst feature writer
Photos by Todd Carter, UPfirst photographer


Front Door, Snowfield, Marquette Mountain, 2008

Marquette, MI--Special Olympians and friends met tonight for the annual Marquette Mountain Special Olympics Torch Run. Riders gathered at the Front Door around 5:00 pm for torch lighting and takeoff at dusk.


Marquette Mountain Special Olympics Torch Run 2008

    
Special Olympics Racer Josh and Organizer Marie Martin (left)....Special Olympics Party inside MM lodge

 Spectators in the lodge and at the bottom of Snowfield enjoyed the evening MM Special Olympics Torch Run.

  
Lighting the Olympic Torch

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