Special Olympics 2022 USA Games Torch Set to Pass Through Downtown Manhattan
The “Flame of Hope” will be escorted by 100 members of law enforcement and Special Olympics athletes prior to lighting the cauldron at the 2022 USA Games Opening Ceremonies
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Special Olympics New York, Long Island, returned in full force with its Spring Games in Farmingdale last week after a two-year hiatus due to the COVID-10 pandemic. Participants competed in track and field, swimming, powerlifting and tennis.
What You Need to Know If You Plan on Attending the 2022 Special Olympics USA Games Law Enforcement Torch Run
What is the date of the torch run?
The torch run is on Tuesday, May 24.
What time does it start and end?
The torch run is approximately 30 minutes long. A welcoming ceremony will be at 9:30am, followed by the start of the run at 10am.
Where does the torch run start?
The run will start at Park Row Plaza in Downtown Manhattan, between Chambers and Beekman Streets.
Where are the best spots to see the torch on its journey?
The best places to see the group are at the starting point and finish line at 185 Greenwich St. near the 9/11 Memorial.
The Special Olympics is the world's largest sporting event for children and adults with disabilities, and events take place across the country and around the world. For more information about the Special Olympics USA Games or Special Olympics New York, visit specialolympics-ny.org/usa-games or follow Special Olympics New York on Facebook or Instagram.
Main Image: Special Olympics Torch Run in Oswego, NY. Courtesy: Special Olympics New York