Athletes hit the track at Abe Martin for Special Olympics

Athletes hit the track at Abe Martin for Special Olympics
Source: KTRE Sports

LUFKIN, TX (KTRE) - Athletes from all over the region will be in Lufkin through Saturday competing for gold with the Special Olympics.

On Friday, around 20 cyclists did their best to cross the finish line in multiple races.

The athletes return to the track on Saturday morning from 9 am-2pm for track and field.

The events are open to the public and free to attend. Athletes as young as eight years old will show off their skills, while players 12 years and up will be competing as a means to qualify for the upcoming statewide tournament, Summer Games, which will take place in Arlington from May 24-27.

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