Meet Falmouth Highway Race Runner Doreen Britton

By Peyton Heller
Particular Olympics Massachusetts Improvement Intern

“If you happen to’re not residing on the sting you’re simply taking over 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 trip and three earlier Falmouth Highway Races. Doreen has been lively with Particular Olympics for a few years and is at present a coach for bowling within the winter and observe 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 laborious work that’s put into altering the lives of the 1000’s of athletes everywhere in the state, which is why she is glad to be fundraising for this group. “As a coach I’m conscious of the price of every little thing 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 Faculties has the chance to take part.”

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

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

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