TRU motionballU Marathon of Sport – TRU Newsroom

February 18, 2022 at 3:00 pm  Education, Kamloops, News

On March 26, the TRU motionballU Chapter is bringing a Marathon of Sport to campus, an exciting day of athletic competition that will pair TRU students with local Special Olympics athletes.  Teams of 8-10 students + 2 Special Olympic athletes will compete in a series of sports to promote sportsmanship, inclusion and friendly competition.

motionball is a national non-profit that empowers young Canadians to be leaders in their communities, raising funds and awareness for the Special Olympics Canada Foundation through integrated social and sporting events.  Their purpose is to create a sustainable funding model and base of supporters for the Special Olympics movement, and their mandate is to introduce the next generation of donors, volunteers and sponsors to the Special Olympics movement.  motionball now proudly hosts 50+ annual events in 17 Canadian cities and 34 university campuses.  Through these events, and as a result of the many individuals, partners, and organizations that have supported the movement, motionball has donated over $14,000,000 net since its inception in 2002.  More information about motionball can be found here: motionball Website

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