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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.

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 17, 2017

33rd Annual FirstBank Golf Tournament

The 33rd Annual FirstBank Golf Tournament benefiting Special Olympics Colorado at the Omni Interlocken Golf Course is a fantastic golf tournament. Join us for not only a great round of golf but for the chance to provide our athletes-Coloradans with intellectual disabilities- with life changing opportunities to feel joy, experience success, and feel part of the community

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February 9, 2017


Join Adams County Sheriff’s Office and Thornton Police Department for an opportunity to give back. Come in for dinner and help support the Special Olympics Colorado athletes by donating your tips to the officers that serve you a meal! 100% tips go towards the programs and services that support our Special Olympics Colorado athletes.

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June 2, 2016

Tribute at the Capitol LETR Torch Run

Join us for the 32nd Annual Tribute at the Capitol on the West Steps of the Capitol Building in Denver. Three flames will unite into a single torch, which will then head down the 16th Street Mall to the Pepsi Center. Later that week, the Flame of Hope Escort Ride will transport the torch across the

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