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2024 Walk SONJ Recap

July 17, 2024

The 2nd Annual Walk SONJ event took place on June 22, 2024, continuing a tradition of a memorable day of unity, fundraising, and community support. Across the state of New Jersey, 13 walks simultaneously engaged participants in unique and diverse locations, all with a shared goal of raising funds for Special Olympics New Jersey (SONJ)…

2024 Statue of Liberty 5K

July 9, 2024

The weather was a bit on the hot and humid side, but even more breathtaking are the views of this unique course: The Statue of Liberty up close! Over 450 participants didn’t want to miss the opportunity and boarded the 6:45am ferry at Liberty State Park for a beautiful ride to Liberty Island. After a…

2024 Higgins Golf Classic Recap

June 27, 2024

The 34th Annual Higgins Golf Classic, presented by BD and Greenberg Traurig, took place on Monday, June 17, 2024. It was a beautiful day at Fiddler’s Elbow Country Club in Bedminster, NJ when SONJ hosted 270 golfers on all three prestigious courses that the club offers, including the Meadow, River, and Forest Courses. On the…

2024 NJSIAA Unified Track & Field Championship Meet

June 24, 2024

Since 2016, Special Olympics New Jersey has held Unified Track & Field Championship meets in partnership with the New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association (NJSIAA). This year’s competition was hosted by Franklin High School in Somerset, NJ and featured 15 schools from all over the state. Not only was this the highest number of schools…