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Over $150K raised at Motionball Kelowna Marathon of Sport

The event took place on Saturday, Sept. 23
Motionball hosted their 10th annual Marathon of Sport to raise money for Special Olympics Canada on Saturday, Sept. 23. (Jordy Cunningham/Capital News)

One event in Kelowna raised more than $150,000 for Special Olympics Canada.

On Saturday, Sept. 23, Motionball heard their 10th annual Marathon of Sport in Kelowna, where participants played a variety of games throughout the day. All teams played flag football, ultimate frisbee, kickball, road hockey, kinball, and benchball.

At this year’s event, Motionball set the goal to raise $150,000 and broke it as the event brought in over $155,000 and counting.

The non-profit organization’s goal is to introduce and inspire the next generation of volunteers and donors to the Special Olympic movement.

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Jordy Cunningham

About the Author: Jordy Cunningham

Hailing from Ladner, B.C., I have been passionate about sports, especially baseball, since I was young. In 2018, I graduated from Thompson Rivers University in Kamloops with a Bachelor of Journalism degree
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