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Special Olympics Pennsylvania’s long-standing Senior Competition Director, Jennifer Tresp, has accepted a new position within the SOPA family. She will take on the newly revamped and constantly evolving position of Training and Unified Sport Director. Therefore, SOPA is... More
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Delaware County Council Chairman Tom McGarrigle, center, recognized four Special Olympics Pennsylvania athletes who represented the county and the Commonwealth at the 2014 Special Olympics USA Games held in June in Princeton, N.J. The athletes are, from left, Valerie... More
Comcast SportsNet Philly profiled four Special Olympics Pennsylvania athletes who participated in the 2014 Special Olympics USA Games held in New Jersey from June 14 – 21. The stories aired during the week of the Games and focused on the adversity each athlete has overcome to... More
This year marked our 45th Anniversary! The Special Olympics Pennsylvania Summer Games are held each year at Penn State University in State College. The event brings together over 2,000 athletes and 750 coaches from across the state. Our largest event of the year, Summer Games... More
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Twenty-First Century Fox was a Founding Partner of the 2014 Special Olympics USA Games in New Jersey that took place from June 14 – 21. As such, we are thrilled that FOX affiliates across the country helped to tell the stories of our local athletes competing at the USA Games,... More
The Law Enforcement Torch Run is a 4-day segmented, 150 mile run from Pittsburgh (PNC Park) to Penn State University. More than 50 Law Enforcement Teams from across the state participated in the Run to kick-off Special Olympics PA’s largest competition – the 2014 Summer Games... More
The Law Enforcement Torch Run (LETR) for Special Olympics is the Special Olympics movement’s largest grass-root fundraiser and public awareness vehicle in the world. In 2012, law enforcement volunteers raised over $46.3 million for Special Olympics programs around the world... More
2014 BSR Race Start
More than 3,500 runners and walkers of all ages and abilities took part in the Fifth Annual Paterno Family Beaver Stadium 3 Mile/1 Mile Family Fun Walk to benefit Special Olympics Pennsylvania on Sunday, April 13, 2014. Presented by the Sheetz family, the Run began in the... More