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Latest Stories from Special Olympics New Jersey

One More Tri Continues a Tradition in Asbury

September 17, 2019

Asbury Park beach was the meeting ground for more than 450 athletes, volunteers, and sponsors for the 8th annual One More Tri on September 8, 2019.  This “Unified Triathalon” featured athletes with and without disabilities.  The weather was ideal and the triathletes conquered the waves, the street, and the boardwalk as they swam, rode, and…

Historic USA Games Logo Reveal

August 26, 2019

From August 7-9, Special Olympics USA revealed its official logo for the 2022 USA Games Orlando. For the first time in the organization’s 50 years, the logo was designed and inspired by Special Olympics athletes. Nine athletes from around the country traveled to Orlando in February for the Logo Workshop, and then returned two weeks…

Thrill Ride Takeover at Six Flags!

August 21, 2019

On Sunday, August 18, 2019, Special Olympics New Jersey (SONJ) and Six Flags Great Adventure in Jackson, NJ, teamed up to give thrill-seekers a chance to fly through the sky, all to benefit 26,000 SONJ athletes. Instead of running a 5K or 10K race, participants were able to ride the same distances on 13 different…

Runners Shine Alongside Lady Liberty

July 11, 2019

On Thursday, July 4th, the 6th annual Statue of Liberty 5K took place on Liberty Island. The ONLY official race around the Statue of Liberty, this exclusive event featured 315 runners raising over $38,000 for Special Olympics New Jersey athletes. What better way to celebrate America’s freedom than raising money and celebrating those with intellectual…