This year the Special Olympics USA Games will take place in Seattle, Washington. The 2018 Special Olympics USA Games provides an incredible opportunity for athletes from all over the country to travel to Seattle to embrace the Olympic ideal, display their talents and abilities, and to compete against other athletes from around the country. It will be an amazing and historic event that will leave an indelible mark on everyone associated with the USA Games!
As an important part of the USA Games, the Law Enforcement Torch Final Leg for Special Olympics will heighten awareness and take the Special Olympics message to every corner of Washington state. Law Enforcement officials and Special Olympics athletes, unified together as part of the Final Leg Team, will serve as true Guardians of the Flame and promote a powerful message of inclusion, acceptance, and ability every step of the Final Leg Journey to promote the 2018 USA Games.
The Museum of Flight is honored to partner with the Special Olympics USA Games and Law Enforcement Torch Run and will host one of the last stops on the Final Leg journey. There will be a short ceremony outside the east main entrance of the Museum.
Please join us as we celebrate these incredible athletes and Guardians of the Flame!
This event is open to the public, no admission required.
The best time to see the torch is between 3:50-4:30pm, but if you arrive early you’ll get the best view!
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