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Meet Falmouth Highway Race Runner Doreen Britton

By Peyton Heller
Particular Olympics Massachusetts Improvement Intern

“When you’re not dwelling on the sting you’re simply taking on area!”

Working for 35 years, Doreen Britton has participated in over 20 races, together with a mud run, an inflatable impediment run, a number of dash triathlons, a 64-mile bike journey and three earlier Falmouth Highway Races. Doreen has been lively with Particular Olympics for a few years and is at the moment a coach for bowling within the winter and monitor and area within the spring. Particular Olympics is one thing Doreen likes to be aside of, particularly along with her job as a particular schooling instructor for a number of grades in addition to working with college students with bodily, social and mental disabilities.

Being an lively member of the SOMA neighborhood, Doreen sees all of the exhausting work that’s put into altering the lives of the 1000’s of athletes all around the state, which is why she is joyful to be fundraising for this group. “As a coach I’m conscious of the price of all the things that goes right into a sport season for Particular Olympics and wish to do my half to make sure each athlete of the Barnstable Public Colleges has the chance to take part.”

Even with a latest accidents, Doreen nonetheless pushes herself to run a number of occasions every week. She is motivated to run due to how she feels after, in addition to how she is working for SOMA. “I see how so many college students with disabilities battle every day and me working for an hour a pair occasions every week doesn’t evaluate.”

We thanks to your assist in serving to us change the lives of athletes all around the state. Better of luck on race day, Doreen!

Please contemplate supporting Doreen or one of many different Xtra Mile Falmouth runners!

Wish to run Falmouth, bike within the Rodman Trip for Youngsters, or quite a lot of different races?Be a part of the Xtra Mile immediately! 

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