21 teams in Carbon Adventure Race to aid Special Olympics
Alicia Kline, left, and Katya Fitzpatrick were among 19 teams who participated in the third annual Carbon Adventure Race, held at Skirmish in Penn Forest Township by the Carbon County Chamber and Economic Development on Saturday. RON GOWER/ SPECIAL TO THE TIMES NEWS
The third annual Carbon Adventure Race was held Saturday at Skirmish to benefit Special Olympics of Carbon County, with 42 people (21 teams) participating.
The Carbon Adventure Race was hosted by the Carbon Chamber and Economic Development Corporation's Young Professionals Council. The 2016 Adventure Race is a HALO event (Helping And Leading Others) and works to raise funds for the Special Olympics of Carbon County.
The race included mild to moderate physical events, rough terrain and mental challenges.
Delina Rodriquez, a Carbon County Special Olympian, and her brother Darris complete the race on Saturday.
First place: Neil Makhija and Talon Fogal, who won $200 cash. They will donate their winnings to Special Olympics.
Second place: Jessica Huber and Ryan Kemensky from Coordinated Health, won $100.
Third place: Nicole Rex and Greg Rex from Coordinated Health won $50.