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2020 Law Enforcement Torch Run Recap

October 16, 2020

On Friday, October 9, 2020, more than 3,000 officers took to the streets of their local communities on one of 26 separate routes to help carry the “Flame of Hope” a distance of nearly 750 miles throughout the Garden state to raise funds and awareness for Special Olympics New Jersey. This year has been full…

2020 Virtual Unified 5K & 1 Mile Fun Run Recap

October 8, 2020

The Unified 5K was a bit different this year… we went VIRTUAL! Like many other race events in 2020, Special Olympics New Jersey converted our community based Unified 5K and 1 Mile Fun Run, presented by Inspira Health, to a virtual race, in conjunction with Rowan University’s Virtual Family Weekend. The event ran from September…

4th Annual GSUGC Recap

October 1, 2020

The 4th Annual Garden State Unified Golf Classic (GSUGC) to benefit Special Olympics New Jersey (SONJ) was held at the prestigious Tavistock Country Club in Haddonfield, NJ on Monday, September 28, 2020. For obvious reasons, this has been a very challenging year, but despite the setbacks, close to 100 golfers and many sponsors answered our…

2020 Higgins Classic Recap

September 24, 2020

On Wednesday, September 16, the 30th Annual Higgins Golf Classic was held at Fiddler’s Elbow Country Club in Bedminster, NJ to benefit over 26,000 Special Olympics New Jersey (SONJ) athletes. Dedicated to long-time Special Olympics New Jersey President and CEO, Mike Higgins, this fundraising golf event has become one of the most prestigious golf tournaments in…