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Pentathlete seeks 'fun' at Special Olympics

Since running track during her first state competition in 2011, Gladstone resident Meagan Paxton has found her passion.

by: SUBMITTED PHOTO - Meagan Paxton is pictured running track during her first state competition in 2011.Under the direction of her coach, Cindy Miguel, she's competing in this year's Special Olympics this coming weekend because she loves it, thrives on challenges and "for the fun of it."

As a pentathlete representing Clackamas County, she will be doing the high jump, long jump, shot put, 100-meter run and the 400-meter run.

Check out this week's special section on the Special Olympics for more information.




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