St. Mary’s County Department of Recreation and Parks is excited to announce that Paralympic Sport- Southern Maryland’s own Board member and athlete; Don Balcom has been selected by the International Paralympic Committee to represent TEAM USA at the London Marathon in April. He recently competed in the 2015 Boston Marathon placing 1670th overall with a personal best time of 2:55:45 and won the 2015 Boston Marathon Blind/Visually-Impaired Division.
To learn more about Don’s achievements and future goals, see his profile at: www.stmarysmd.com/recreate/athlete-profiles
Paralympic Sport – Southern Maryland is a not for profit, community-based sports club managed by St. Mary’s County Recreation and Parks. This program was developed to expand the availability of quality sport and physical activity programs for physically and visually impaired youth and adults. The primary emphasis is to involve permanently injured veterans.
To learn more about Paralympic Sport Southern MD go to www.stmarysmd.com/recreate/paralympics.asp or on Facebook at www.facebook.com/ParalympicSportSM or contact Christina Bishop 301-475-4200 x1802 firstname.lastname@example.org.