SUNRISE ASCENT BRINGS IN NEARLY 63K

by Gair on August 6, 2013

A NON-PROFIT THAT SUPPORTS ADAPTIVE ATHLETES SAYS IT IS CLOSE TO ITS GOAL OF RAISING NEARLY $63,000 AFTER SIX TEAMS STARTED AT THE BASE OF MOUNT WASHINGTON EARLY SUNDAY MORNING AND REACHED THE SUMMIT ABOUT FOUR HOURS LATER.

ORGANIZERS OF THE SUNRISE ASCENT SAY MORE THAN 100 “MULES” – VOLUNTEERS WHO ASSIST THE ATHLETES BY PUSHING OR PULLING A HIKING CHAIR OR PROVIDING SUPPORT – HELPED HALF A DOZEN ATHLETES HIKE THE 6,288 FEET TO THE SUMMIT.

MICHELLE REAGAN OF ADAPTIVE SPORTS PARTNERS OF THE NORTH COUNTRY SAYS IT WAS COLD AND WINDY, BUT SUNDAY WAS AN AMAZING DAY ON THE MOUNTAIN.

THE ORGANIZATION WILL TAKE CONTRIBUTIONS FOR THE EVENT THROUGH THE END OF AUGUST, 2013. FOR MORE INFORMATION, SEE THE WEBSITE AT www.adaptivesportspartners.org.

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