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The Leprechaun Run a Wet Success!
Leprechaun Run a Wet Success! It couldn’t have been any wetter for the 30th Annual Leprechaun Run, but over 500 runners and walkers braved the rain to celebrate St. Paddy’s Day with Special Olympics Pennsylvania – Philadelphia. The Leprechaun Run was held on Saturday, March 14th adjacent to the Philadelphia Art Museum and Paine’s Park.
Prior to the race, managers from the Ambler, Langhorne and Philadelphia branches of Sam’s Club presented a check to Special Olympics Pennsylvania from their fundraising efforts equaling more than $200,000! Following the Sam’s Club’s check presentation, participants were welcomed by Philadelphia athlete Lisa Barbour, who thanked participants for coming and led the crowd in reciting the Athlete Oath. Lisa kicked off the race and off they went!
The Leprechaun Run concluded with the presentation of awards to the top overall finishers and the top male and female in various age categories. Everyone left wet and with a smile on their face as they said farewell to the 30th annual Leprechaun Run.
Click here to view event photos courtesy of TriState Media Productions.
Click here to view the results for the 5 Mile Race.