BU students to participate in motionball marathon for the Special Olympics Canada Foundation

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BU students to participate in motionball marathon for the Special Olympics Canada Foundation
The Bishop’s motionball committee has met up to twice a week every week since October to plan this weekend’s Marathon of Sport event. (Photo : Courtesy of Katie Quinn)

By Emilie Hackett, Special to the Record – Bishop’s University is one of the 18 schools raising funds for the Special Olympics Canada Foundation through the motionball Marathon of Sport. Organized by students and student-athlete volunteers, 170 BU students and 14 Special Olympics athletes will be meeting on Saturday, March 23 at the John H. Price Sports and Recreation Centre. Fourteen teams, composed of students, student-athletes, and local Special Olympics athletes, will participate in a four-hour sports marathon, where they will play soccer, basketball, flag football, and more. See full story in the Monday, March 18 edition of The Record.

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