Calling all SUPERHEROES!
Join us for the 10th Annual Ohio LETR Poker Walk for Special Olympics Ohio! Put a little island in your life and join us on Saturday, September 27 at Put-In-Bay for this unique and fun fundraiser. Get info and register here.
2014 Dayton Plane Pull®
Thanks to everyone who made the 3rd annual Dayton Plane Pull, presented by Booz Allen Hamilton, a big success! Nearly $22,000 was raised for Special Olympics Ohio and donations are still being accepted. Be sure to check out the DAY Plane Pull Facebook page for event pics!
2014 Cleveland Plane Pull®
Thanks to everyone who made the 5th annual Cleveland Plane Pull a success! Check out the results here and watch the CLE Plane Pull Facebook page for event photos which are coming soon!
Congratulations, Team Ohio!
The SpecialOlympics USA Games were held in New Jersey June 14-21, 2014. Team Ohio joined nearly 3,500 athletes from all over the U.S., with the support of 1,000 coaches, 10,000 volunteers and 70,000 family, friends and spectators. Team Ohio was made up of 64 Special Olympics athletes hailing from all over the Buckeye state who brought home 26 gold, 18 silver, and 9 bronze medals!
To check out the complete roster of athletes in the 2014 Special Olympics National Games Team Ohio delegation, results of the competitions, and some great USA Games photos, click here.
2014 Law Enforcement Torch Run
Over 2,000 officers carried the "Flame of Hope" through over 150 communities creating awareness of Special Olympics and raising funds for the program. The Torch Run culminated in the Final Leg coming into Jesse Owens Memorial Stadium at OSU, passing the “Flame of Hope” to Special Olympics athletes and signifying the official start to the 2014 Special Olympics Ohio State Summer Games. The 2014 Ohio Law Enforcement Torch Run was presented by The Kroger Company June 20 - 27 across the state. Click here for more information and to see photos of the 2014 Ohio Law Enforcement Torch Run.
2014 State Summer Games
The Special Olympics 2014 State Summer Games were a huge success June 27-29 at The Ohio State University! During that weekend, more than 2,500 athletes competed for gold medals in the following sports: Aquatics, Athletics, Bocce, Bowling, Cycling, Gymnastics, Powerlifting, Roller Skating, Soccer, Tennis, and Volleyball. Please click here for more information about the 2014 Special Olympics Ohio State Summer Games and to check out photos of Special Olympics Ohio athletes in action.