Unified Track Walk, Roll, Run And Home Meet This Week
Warsaw Community Schools is excited to announce the return of the 5K Run, Walk or Roll this Saturday, May 13. The event is designed to raise funds as well as awareness of the abilities of all people.Though in the past the fundraiser has been conducted on the WCHS Cross Country Course, in order to be more accessible to all participants, the 5K location has moved this year. The event, which features an all new course, will begin at 9 a.m. at the Warsaw Community High School track, circle the perimeter of the high school, Edgewood Middle School and Washington Elementary, and then finish with a loop around the track. MyTeamTriumph, led by Barb Martz, will join in the 5K.The one mile race will begin immediately following the conclusion of the 5K. Wheels (wheelchairs and strollers) are encouraged but not required for the mile event.Interested participants can register at https://runsignup.com/Race/IN/Warsaw/WCHSRunWalkorRoll . Race day registration begins at 8 a.m.All proceeds raised from the event will support the WCS Unified Track Team, which enters its fourth season this year. The Unified Track team won the state championship held at IU Bloomington in its first and third years, and members are excited to be starting another great season this year.The team is comprised of members with and without intellectual disabilities and allows students to demonstrate their tiger pride as a student athlete. As a result of collaboration between Indiana Special Olympics and the Indiana High School Athletic Association, unified track is an IHSSA sanctioned sport.The only home meet of the Unified Track team will take place at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, May 11. Six area teams will be hosted by WCS with the Boosters on-hand at the concession to stand to offer guests grilled food. Please come out and support your Warsaw Tigers in this event.