Track and field, also known as athletics, encourages athletes of all abilities and ages to compete at their optimum level. Through training programs, participants can develop total fitness to compete in any sport.

Special Olympics track and field is a summer sport where athletes train and compete from March through June.

Athletics Guidelines

Available Track Events

Athletes may only compete in two (2) events.  This can be two track events, two field events, or one of each. 

  • 25M Wheelchair
  • 50M Wheelchair
  • 50M Run
  • 50M Assisted Walk
  • 100M Run
  • 100M Walk
  • 200M Run
  • 400M Run
  • 400M Walk
  • 800M Run

Available Field Events

Athletes may only compete in two (2) events.  This can be two track events, two field events, or one of each. 

  • Standing Long Jump
  • Softball Throw
  • Mini Jav

2020 State Competition

  • Summer Sports Finals
    • Dates: June 11-13
    • Location(s):  TBD

Participation Information

  • All practices must align with the current SONJ RTA guidelines.
  • Masks MUST be worn at all times by all participants.
  • No equipment should be shared between athletes and must be sanitized between athlete use.
  • Refer to the “Bocce Guidelines” at the top of the page for more information.

Criteria for Advancement

  • Athletes must submit scores through their Area virtual meet in order to qualify for Summer Sports Finals in June.

2019 Summer Games Results

Use the button below to download results from the 2019 Summer Games held June 7-9, 2019 at The College of New Jersey.

Results by Athlete 

Sports Registration Checklist

Read through and complete this checklist of to-dos before signing up for a local program.