Torch Run kicks off Texas Special Olympics

Torch Run kicks off Texas Special Olympics

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LUBBOCK, Texas -

The 48th annual Summer Games for the Special Olympics Texas is this weekend. 

This morning, local law enforcement held their annual Torch Run in support of Special Olympics.

The Torch Run focuses on raising money for special needs and bring awareness for the Special Olympics. 

The games will be played in Arlington.

The South Plains will be well represented with Plainview athlete Lynn Mason who is one of six athletes selected to serve as a torchbearer, while Lubbock athlete and global messenger Ben Garcia will co-emcee the event. 

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