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Annual 5k raises funds for Kamiak’s Unified Special Olympics teams


Organizers and members of the Kamiak Unified Special Olympics team pose for a photo after participating in the sixth Annual UKnight for Special Olympics 5k Fun Run/Walk.

Despite rain, wind, and typical springtime Washington weather, members of the Kamiak community got their exercise in and helped raise money at Kamiak’s Annual UKnight for Special Olympics 5k Fun Run/Walk.

The racers included Kamiak Unified Special Olympics athletes, Kamiak students, parents, young children, and a few dogs, who ran a makeshift course around the Kamiak campus two times before running half a lap around the track.

According to Hailey Mukai, a senior at Kamiak who helped organize the run, this was the sixth annual 5k run.

She also said more than 100 runners took part in the...

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