Stolen racing chairs recovered, nonprofit says

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Speed For Need, a local nonprofit, said Friday that five of its racing chairs, or “chariots,” were recovered after they were stolen earlier in the week.

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The chairs, along with a trailer, were stolen from the Cotswold area.

People working on the property of an abandoned house off East Independence Boulevard found the racing chairs in the backyard. They appeared to still be in working condition.

The people who found the chairs said they watched the story on the news and found a way to contact Speed for Need officials.

The trailer has not been recovered.

The organization’s mission is to increase awareness and inclusion for people with special needs by participating in fitness events and with support from the men of F3 Nation Members of the group push ‘Track Commanders’ (riders with special needs) in those customized racing chairs, allowing them to participate in different physical events from 5Ks to marathons.