Adopt An Athlete
Adopt An Athlete Event Series Northwood

Adopt An Athlete Event Series



June 30th 


10am- 2pm


Northwood University
4000 Whiting Dr. 
Midland, MI 48640 


Adopt An Athlete invites children from the Boys & Girls Club to participate in field day activities, have lunch, tour the campus and hear inspirational words from Olympians that live within the state of Michigan. The mission of the Adopt An Athlete program is to mentor, lead and positively impact children by celebrating sports and emphasizing the importance of academic achievement.

Olympians in attendance:

Gary Morgan (Track & Field, 1988)

Gary Morgan competed in the 1988 Olympics in Seoul, South Korea in the
20k race/walk. During his career Gary has won over 17 National Championships
from 1985-2000 and has competed in countless other marathons and races.
This year Gary became President of the Michigan Chapter of the U.S. Olympians 
and Paralympians. Gary is also a writer for the Michigan Runner and has been
a highly active competitor, volunteer and media specialist for many races across
the country and the world. Gary is a world traveler and currently resides in 
Clarkston, Michigan.

If you have any questions regarding Adopt-An-Athlete at Northwood, please feel free to contact Mary Kate Hines at:

Our goal is to raise enough money to cover 1000 athletes,
so please help if you can. Thank You!!