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Latest Stories from Special Olympics New Jersey

Faces of SONJ: A Marathon of a Journey

November 29, 2022

Have you ever thought about running the New York City Marathon? Karen Byrne did, but she did not stop at thinking about it: she actually ran and completed the race this year. As you may know: One does not simply show up to run a marathon. It takes meticulous planning and lots of training. While…

2022 Thanks4Giving Recap

November 28, 2022

Saturday, November 19 might have been a cold day, but it was also a great one! Participants attended the 2022 Thanks4Giving Dash & Splash in Asbury Park and helped raise more than any other year for Special Olympics New Jersey (SONJ). We’re excited to announce that 2022 marks the highest fundraising total yet for this…

2022 Special Smiles & Opening Eyes Recap

November 17, 2022

On Saturday, November 5, Special Olympics New Jersey (SONJ) hosted free medical screenings at the SONJ Sports Complex in Lawrenceville, NJ, all thanks to their generous supporters. Athletes were provided the opportunity to receive dental screenings, cleanings, and restorative treatments in the Healthy Athletes discipline of Special Smiles as well as eye exams and education…

2022 Fall Games Recap

November 3, 2022

Over 1,000 Special Olympics New Jersey (SONJ) athletes and Unified partners, joined by hundreds of coaches, volunteers, family members, friends, and spectators, participated in the 2022 Special Olympics New Jersey (SONJ) Fall Games on October 22-23, 2022.  SONJ athletes across the Garden State were hard at work over the past few months training in Cycling,…