Mile High Region

Our Special Olympics Colorado athletes, unified partners and volunteers are spotlighted by news outlets around the state of Colorado for their tremendous accomplishments and remarkable efforts in helping build communities. We would like to share some of these exciting stories with you. Please take a moment to learn more about the ways in which people get involved with Special Olympics Colorado and the difference that experience is making for all types of people.

December 7, 2017

Texas Roadhouse Tip-A-Cop

Come join us for a great opportunity to support our great athletes at the Texas Roadhouse Tip-A-Cop event. Our local Colorado Law Enforcement teams up with our athletes at Texas Roadhouse locations across the state to serve you dinner and earn your tips. 100% of tips go directly to Special Olympics Colorado. Please visit any of

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August 12, 2017

Plane Pull presented by SUBWAY

Special Olympics Colorado’s Plane Pull presented by Subway is a giant tug-of-war between a team of up to 25 people and a 164,000-pound Boeing 757.  Plane Pull will take place at Signature Flight Support at the Denver International Airport. Teams up to 25 people challenge each other to pull a jumbo jet 12 feet across

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July 15, 2017

11th Annual Guardian of the Flame Hockey Tournament

Saturday & Sunday, July 15-16, 2017 7 a.m. start *THE TOURNAMENT IS LIMITED TO THE FIRST 12 TEAMS* Foothills Ice Arena 2250 Old Kipling Street Lakewood, CO Click here to view teams and donate for this special event! The Guardian of the Flame Hockey Tournament has become one of the most popular hockey tournaments among

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August 8, 2015

Summer Classic

Join us as athletes compete in Bocce, Cycling, Golf, Tennis and Softball at the 2015 Summer Classic Saturday, August 8th! Competition for Bocce, Cycling and Softball will take place at Aurora Sports Park. Opening Ceremonies will start at 8:00 am with competition to follow at 9:00 am Competition for Golf will be at Fitzsimons Golf

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July 11, 2015

Triple Bypass Volunteer Team

The Triple Bypass, a two-day bike race held every July that starts in Evergreen’s Bergen Park and extends 120 miles to Avon and back to Evergreen. Special Olympics Colorado recruits and coordinates hundreds of volunteers at Loveland Basin to help serve the 4,000 cyclist with food, drinks, medical assistance and bike tune-ups. For more information

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December 4, 1914

SOCO iBuddyClub Pass

Launched October 2014, Ongoing The iBuddyClub digital coupon book unites Colorado businesses with you for the benefit of Special Olympics Colorado athletes. Local merchants use the mobile platform to provide valuable deals and discounts for you, and iBuddyClub members save money by redeeming coupons on your smart phone through more than 200 Denver area businesses.

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Date TBD

Special Olympics Colorado Swimathon

April 2015 date TBA The 2015 Swimathonwill be held on Sunday, April 12 at Smokey Hill High School. Cherry Creek Aquatics has about 120 athletes that participate in the event each year. Money for Swimathon is raised by athletes asking for pledges from donors to swim a certain number of laps. In 2014 Swimathon raised

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