Some special athletes got the chance to go for the gold Friday in Onslow County.
Onslow County Special Olympics spring track and field games were Friday morning.
Just over 700 athletes were registered to compete in the long jump, foot races and tons of other activities. This is the biggest event of the year for these kids.
More than 500 volunteers took to the fields to help the athletes compete this year, including high schoolers, police officers, and sheriff's deputies.