NH Special Olympics kick off 2017 summer games with torch arrival at UNH
DURHAM — The Special Olympics kicks off it's 2017 state summer games in New Hampshire this weekend.
Police officers and students from Oyster River High School met at 4:00 a.m Friday morning at the State House to start the final leg of 2017's New Hampshire Law Enforcement Torch Run.
Runners ended at the University of New Hampshire with the torch to kick off Special Olympic events taking place Thursday through Saturday.
More than 950 athletes from across the state gathered at UNH's Durham campus to compete in swimming, track and field, bocce, tennis, power lifting and equestrian events.
Track events will be taking place at Oyster River High School while UNH's track is under renovations.
For a look at the full schedule of events, click here