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President Jeff Mohler shares an update on our plans for a safe return to in-person practices, competitions, and events at the County level.
Engaging athletes, volunteers, and supporters across the state who are unable to gather for in-person competition or events due to ongoing health and safety concerns, Special Olympics Indiana’s 2020 Summer Games Sports & Fitness Challenge will be held virtually from June 12 to July 25.
In its sixth year, the Subaru Color 5K is going virtual! For everyone’s health and safety during this unprecedented time, the new run/walk format will enable participants to enjoy the route of their choosing. Additionally, for the first time in the history of the event, the first 600 finishers will receive a finisher medal.
The ongoing suspension of all Special Olympics Indiana practices, competitions, and social activities will be extended through June 30, 2020.
President & CEO Jeff Mohler announced today that Special Olympics Indiana will extend the ongoing suspension of all sport trainings, competitions, and other activities involving athletes through May 31, 2020, at which time the situation will be re-evaluated.
In response to growing concerns about the spread of Coronavirus COVID-19, Special Olympics Indiana announced today that it would suspend all sport trainings, competitions, and other activities involving athletes through March 31, 2020, at which time the situation will be re-evaluated.
Special Olympics Indiana has a new “Blue Ribbon” partner for 2020, as the Indiana State Police Alliance will contribute $4,000 in support of the organization’s year-round programs and events and will promote increased involvement in the Law Enforcement Torch Run® (LETR) program among its more than 1,200 members.
As the organization’s signature fundraiser for more than 20 years, the Polar Plunge directly benefits more than 18,000 Special Olympics athletes throughout Indiana and plays a vital role in ensuring that an ever-growing number of children and adults with intellectual disabilities continue to benefit from no-cost participation in life-changing sports, health, education, and leadership programs.
Record Numbers Expected at Special Olympics Indiana’s 2019 ‘Eunice Kennedy Shriver Games’ in September
Thousands of Special Olympics athletes and Unified partners from across Indiana will participate in the 2019 Eunice Kennedy Shriver Games, featuring state-level competitions in seven sports over three weekends kicking off Sept. 8 at Brebeuf Jesuit Preparatory Academy.
Fourteen Indiana Schools to Receive National Recognition from Special Olympics for Achievements with Inclusion
Special Olympics North America has announced that 14 Indiana schools will receive national banner recognition for their efforts to engage students with and without intellectual disabilities in inclusive activities during the 2018-2019 school year.