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Latest Stories from Special Olympics New Jersey

Running, Jogging, and Walking UNIFIED

November 8, 2019

On Saturday, November 2nd, the third annual Unified 5K Run took place at Mullica Hill, New Jersey. Rowan Unified Club member, Timothy Sharp, volunteered as an “angel” for the event. Below he shares his experience with Special Olympics New Jersey athlete, Brian Cannavina.  “Recently, I participated in the Unified 5K at the new Inspira Health…

Fall Season Wraps Up in Style

November 1, 2019

Over the course of two weeks, the Special Olympics New Jersey (SONJ) 2019 Fall Games took place at multiple locations. On Saturday, October 19th, Equestrian athletes took to the course at Horse Park of New Jersey in Allentown. Rules, divisions, and general information can be found in the program below, along with links to the…

Change the Game 2019 – Inclusivity: Dream it, Build it, Achieve it!

October 18, 2019

On October 16th, 2019, more than 150 Game Changers – Unified Champion Schools (UCS) administrators, educators, Unified Club advisers, and Unified Sports coaches – attended the 2019 Change the Game Conference hosted by the New Jersey Principals and Supervisors Association (NJPSA) in Monroe, New Jersey. The conference, which drew more than 80 schools and 70…

Man vs. Plane: Pulling for a Cause

October 7, 2019

Over 850 strong took to the tarmac at Newark Liberty International Airport to test their strength against a 93,000 lbs. Boeing 737, raising more than $162,000 to-date for 26,000+ Special Olympics New Jersey athletes.  44 Teams pulled for a cause at the 23rd annual Plane Pull presented by United Airlines. Teams, made up of no…