For the second year in a row, April began with a celebrity bagging battle at Admiral Safeway to kick off a monthlong fundraising campaign through Special Olympics and Easter Seals – with the help of the KING 5 Morning News team. News anchor Mark Wright, traffic reporter Tracy Taylor, and meteorologist Rich Marriott each partnered this morning with a Safeway employee who’s also a Special Olympics athlete, to face off in a grocery-bagging competition – see the video above, and click ahead for the results and photos!
Mark Wright and Caleb Dorris, a track-and-field athlete, were the winners by a point! In second, Rich Marriott and Annie Thomas, a track/relay/bowling/softball athlete, from the Kent-Meridian store:
And then came last year’s defending co-champ Tracy Taylor with Lisa Burke, a track athlete who works at the Admiral store:
You can see more photos on the Special Olympics of Washington Facebook page!