Stories

Join a Special Olympics Unified League this Winter!

Join a Special Olympics Unified League this Winter!

Join Special Olympics DC to Play Unified in the Winter Season! Unified Bowling and Basketball Seasons are starting mid-January 2024 and it isn't too late to sign up.Special Olympics Unified Sports® joins people with and without intellectual...

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Meet Saint Anthony Taylor, Flag Football Athlete!

Meet Saint Anthony Taylor, Flag Football Athlete!

Special Olympics DC athlete Saint Anthony Taylor considers himself to be a "professional Special Olympics athlete." One glance at Saint's resume proves this. Saint has been a Special Olympics athlete for over 5 years, first beginning his career as...

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Fall Championship Volunteers Needed!

Fall Championship Volunteers Needed!

 It's Fall Championship season at SODC! We need hundreds of volunteers to make Championship day as magical as possible for our athletes who have worked hard all season. Join us at one (or more!) of our four Youth Sports Championships. Click on the...

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2023 Torch Run in the Books!

2023 Torch Run in the Books!

Thank you to all who participated in and supported the 2023 Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics DC. Thanks to over 300 donors, we have raised over $30,000 for Special Olympics DC athletes and year-round sports, health, and education...

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Why Torch Run? The Gaines Family’s Story

Why Torch Run? The Gaines Family’s Story

As Law Enforcement officers, Special Olympics DC athletes, family members, supporters from all across the DMV lace up their running shoes for the 2023 Law Enforcement Torch Run 5k run/walk on October 6th in just four short weeks, we're asking our...

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Happy Back To School!

Happy Back To School!

Welcome back, DC students, teachers, and families!   Special Olympics DC is excited to welcome you back for the 2023 - 2024 school year. New and returning school registration forms are now available under the Register Your Program page on our...

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Register Now for the 2023 Torch Run 5k on October 6th

Register Now for the 2023 Torch Run 5k on October 6th

Register today to run/walk for Special Olympics DC athletes this October! When: Friday, October 6th, 11:00am registration start, 12:00pm race start Where: Congressional Cemetery, 1801 E Street SE, Washington, DC Who: All are welcome!  Community...

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The 2023 Fall Season Begins…

The 2023 Fall Season Begins…

The Special Olympics DC 2023 Fall Season is here! We are excited to offer multiple sports this season at no-cost to participants, including Unified Sports, which combines Special Olympics athletes who have intellectual disabilities and Unified...

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