2016 Richmond County Special Olympics

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Marquis Whitley leads the participants from Westside High School in the parade of athletes before the start of the Richmond County Special Olympics held at Westside High School, Friday, March 18, 2016, in Augusta, Georgia. Almost 150 athletes competed in this year's games. TODD BENNETT/STAFF

by: Todd Bennett

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Athletes compete in the 50 meter dash during the Richmond County Special Olympics held at Westside High School, Friday, March 18, 2016, in Augusta, Georgia. Almost 150 athletes competed in this year's games. TODD BENNETT/STAFF

by: Todd Bennett

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An athlete is congratulated after finishing first in the 50 meter dash during the Richmond County Special Olympics held at Westside High School, Friday, March 18, 2016, in Augusta, Georgia. Almost 150 athletes competed in this year's games. TODD BENNETT/STAFF

by: Todd Bennett

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Athletes compete in the 50 meter dash during the Richmond County Special Olympics held at Westside High School, Friday, March 18, 2016, in Augusta, Georgia. Almost 150 athletes competed in this year's games. TODD BENNETT/STAFF

by: Todd Bennett

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Dallas Clack makes her first attempt during the running long jump during the Richmond County Special Olympics held at Westside High School, Friday, March 18, 2016, in Augusta, Georgia. Almost 150 athletes competed in this year's games. TODD BENNETT/STAFF

by: Todd Bennett

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Marshall Middleton from Lakeforest Elementary School carries the Olympic torch before the start of the Richmond County Special Olympics held at Westside High School, Friday, March 18, 2016, in Augusta, Georgia. Almost 150 athletes competed in this year's games. TODD BENNETT/STAFF

by: Todd Bennett

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Christina Martin from Butler High School takes home the first place ribbon for a throw of 102.8 feet in the softball toss during the Richmond County Special Olympics held at Westside High School, Friday, March 18, 2016, in Augusta, Georgia. Almost 150 athletes competed in this year's games. TODD BENNETT/STAFF

by: Todd Bennett

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Rodriquez Hampton sings the national anthem before the start of the Richmond County Special Olympics held at Westside High School, Friday, March 18, 2016, in Augusta, Georgia. Almost 150 athletes competed in this year's games. TODD BENNETT/STAFF

by: Todd Bennett

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Marquis Whitley leads the participants from Westside High School in the parade of athletes before the start of the Richmond County Special Olympics held at Westside High School, Friday, March 18, 2016, in Augusta, Georgia. Almost 150 athletes competed in this year's games. TODD BENNETT/STAFF

by: Todd Bennett

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Athletes compete in the 50 meter dash during the Richmond County Special Olympics held at Westside High School, Friday, March 18, 2016, in Augusta, Georgia. Almost 150 athletes competed in this year's games. TODD BENNETT/STAFF

by: Todd Bennett

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Participants march in the parade of athletes before the start of the Richmond County Special Olympics held at Westside High School, Friday, March 18, 2016, in Augusta, Georgia. Almost 150 athletes competed in this year's games. TODD BENNETT/STAFF

by: Todd Bennett

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