8 hilarious videos that will get you pumped for Run With The Cops

September 28, 2017 Blog, Events

On September 28th, folks in Menomonie kicked off the fall season of Run With The Cops in style. Now that the season is officially under way, it’s a good time to remember that law enforcement isn’t always serious business. Here are 8 funny cop...


Bringing the Special Olympics movement to the film festival circuit: Q&A with Swim Team director/producer Lara Stolman

September 28, 2017 Blog, Events

This weekend, Special Olympics Wisconsin is a community partner for the critically-acclaimed documentary Swim Team in the Milwaukee Film Festival. The film follows a thrilling season of Special Olympics New Jersey’s Hammerheads, a competitive team composed of athletes with autism....


Gridiron heroes return to Green Bay for 2nd Annual Titletown Showdown

September 27, 2017 Blog, Events

Get ready to lace up your cleats and stretch out your hamstrings! This Saturday, September 30th is the 2nd Annual Titletown Showdown! But even if you won’t be a gridiron hero for this epic 6-on-6 flag football tournament that includes many former...


SOWI athlete achieves dream of being a published author

September 26, 2017 Blog, Featured

Have you ever wished you were someone else? That’s the thought-provoking question posed in the title of the new book by SOWI athlete Marquis Garner of Team Milwaukee. The title was taken from the first line of the book, where...


USA Games hopefuls arrive in Oshkosh for SOWI’s Selection Camp

September 15, 2017 Blog, Events

More than 150 Special Olympics Wisconsin athletes and Unified partners from every corner of the state are making their way to Oshkosh this weekend to participate in SOWI’s USA Games Selection Camp. Athletes in bowling, basketball, aquatics, athletics and bocce...


Truck Convoy® for Special Olympics Wisconsin Takes Over Interstate 41

September 8, 2017 Events, Press

‍MADISON, Wis. (PRESS RELEASE) – On September 16, dozens of law enforcement officials will escort hundreds of trucks along Interstate 41 from Richfield (Exit #60) to Oshkosh (Exit #113) to raise funds for Special Olympics Wisconsin (SOWI) athletes as part of...


Chippewa Valley runners support SOWI at 35th anniversary of the Buckshot Run (WQOW News 18)

September 2, 2017 Events, Press

Saturday was the 35th anniversary of the Buckshot Run in Carson park. More than 400 athletes came out to compete in the race this year, which raises money for Special Olympics Wisconsin.The donations are used to provide year-round training in...


As he turns 100, a longtime SOWI volunteer reflects on almost 50 years of Special Olympics

August 31, 2017 Blog, Featured

Special Olympics has touched the lives of millions of people across the world since those first fateful Games organized by Eunice Kennedy Shriver in Chicago in 1968 – an historic moment that will be commemorated next year as the movement...


Introducing My SOWI Story: A new way to share your stories with the Special Olympics Wisconsin community

August 31, 2017 Blog

With over 10,000 athletes across Wisconsin and thousands of volunteers, SOWI folks have lots of stories to tell – and we want to help you tell them! To that end, we are pleased to announce a fun new way to...


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