Summer Sports Update

April 28, 2021 Blog, Events

While this summer’s sports action will still look a little different from years past due to the ongoing pandemic, we’re getting excited to safely return to action in ways we haven’t seen since before COVID-19 brought society to a screeching...


Introducing your Sun Run & Solar Plunge Ambassador

April 27, 2021 Blog, Events, Featured

Athlete Keira Thompson of Brookfield has been selected as the ambassador for our inaugural Sun Run & Solar Plunge series taking place across Wisconsin this summer during the month of June. The 14-year-old athlete embodies the Special Olympics spirit and...


Introducing the Sun Run & Solar Plunge

March 30, 2021 Blog, Events

We are excited to announce the debut of our new Sun Run & Solar Plunge series this summer! As COVID-19 cases continue to trend down and vaccination numbers increase, people are going to be hungry to get outside and celebrate...


Spread the Word for Inclusion all month long with SOWI

February 26, 2021 Blog, Events

Join us during the whole month of March as we highlight the Spread the Word >> Inclusion campaign and signal to our fellow Wisconsinites that inclusion is the way forward. This annual partnership between Special Olympics, Best Buddies International and...


Plunger Profile: RENEW 159

February 25, 2021 Blog, Events, Featured

For our committed Polar Plungers like those with RENEW 159, the changes brought about this year due to the pandemic were not going to get in their way of supporting Special Olympics Wisconsin athletes. Even though they didn’t get to...


The LETR gets creative for Plunge season

January 29, 2021 Blog, Events, Featured

The Law Enforcement Torch Run committee for the Madison Polar Plunge kicked off a unique Plunge season with a fun and rather unusual DIY Plunge on January 23 in Verona. Their friends at the Verona Fire Department helped to make...


The 2021 Polar Plunge: Your Adventure. Your Way.

January 28, 2021 Blog, Events, Press

Registration is now open for the 2021 Polar Plunge presented by the Law Enforcement Torch Run (LETR) for Special Olympics Wisconsin! One of Wisconsin’s premier winter experiences for more than 20 years now, this year’s event will look a little...


2022 USA Games excitement starts now

November 10, 2020 Blog, Events

Although it may seem far off, excitement is starting to brew for the 2022 USA Games presented by Jersey Mike’s Subs that will be taking place June 5 – 12, 2022 in Orlando, Florida. Let the nominations begin! Here in...


Former Packers All-Pro helps Special Olympics Wisconsin celebrate Young Athletes

October 26, 2020 Events, Featured

Former Packers All-Pro Guard Josh Sitton will help showcase the superpowers of our Young Athletes on October 29, 2020 at 8 a.m. during the “Champions Together Breakfast” virtual fundraiser, presented by WinTrust Commercial Banking at Town Bank. This free event,...



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