2018 Shamrock Shuffle – March 25th, 2018

And they’re off!

The Shamrock Shuffle 5 Mile Road Race will be held on Sunday, March 25th in Glens Falls, New York. This is a fast and flat 5 mile road race and a perfect way to kick off the racing season. This will be the 32nd year for the Shamrock Shuffle, with all the proceeds going to benefit Warren-Washington Special Olympics New York. There is also a 1 mile kids run for all those little leprechauns, so round up the family and come support this great event!

Register online today!

Ballston Spa Young Athletes Program – March 17th, 2018




Young Athletes Ballston Spa will host it’s 3rd class this weekend. This program is for our Athletes, and their friends or siblings, from ages 2-10. We Rock the Spectrum Kid’s Gym in Ballston Spa will offer this program every 3rd Saturday of the month.


To register, please contact Eva:


!!TONIGHT!! is the Applebee’s 2018 Fundraiser in the Capital District!


March 15th, 2018



Applebee’s 2018 Fundraiser

Local law enforcement officers and Athletes from your community will be the Applebee’s wait staff by waiting on you!

Queensbury 255 Quaker Road, Queensbury Warren County Sheriffs, Wash County Sheriffs, Glens Falls PD, NYS Police
Saratoga Springs 3 Lowes Drive, Saratoga Saratoga County Sheriffs
East Greenbush 594 North Greenbush Rd, Rensselear East Greenbush PD, Troy PD, Rensselaer County Sheriffs
Latham 555 Troy Schenectady Rd, Latham Colonie PD, NYS Police, Albany County Sheriffs
Scotia 268 Saratoga Rd Glenville Schenectady PD, Scotia PD, Glenville PD
Hudson 420 Fairview Ave, Hudson NYS Troopers
Glenmont 291 Route 9W, Glenmont Albany County Sheriffs


*Queensbury location will be doing lunch and dinner shifts on March 15th and March 16th

Special Olympics New York, Capital District Region Announces Delegation of Athletes Competing in USA Games 2018

Press Release For Immediate Release

Media Contact: Sarah Boink
(518) 936-4468

Special Olympics New York, Capital District Region is honored to announce our delegation of athletes competing in the 2018 Special Olympics USA Games in Seattle on July 1-6, 2018.

The Special Olympics USA Games is a Premier, National Sports Competition that Showcases the Power and Joy of Sports at the Highest Levels.

In addition to showcasing the awe-inspiring abilities of thousands of athletes with intellectual disabilities, the 2018 USA Games in Seattle will model the ideals of inclusion and celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Special Olympics movement.

Courtney Chadwick, Men’s Swimming

Liza Ambrosino, Female Tennis

Kathleen Rogan

Columbia High Unified Basketball Team

The USA Games take place every four years with previous host cities being: Ames, Iowa (2006); Lincoln, Nebraska (2010); and Lawrenceville, New Jersey (2014). Now, in its fourth running, the next Special Olympics USA Games will take place in Seattle in July 2018. From July 1-6, 2018 more than 4,000 athletes and coaches from all 50 states and the District of Columbia will descend upon Seattle and the surrounding region.

14 sports will be offered including Aquatics, Basketball and Soccer. About 10,000 volunteers will be recruited to support the Games. 10,000 family members and friends and 70,000 spectators are expected to attend.
Venues include the University of Washington, King County Aquatic Center, Seattle University and Celebration Park. The Special Olympics USA Games will be the biggest sporting event to hit the Seattle area in more than 25 years.
The 2018 USA Games will serve as a catalyst for the City of Inclusion initiative and will showcase the work Seattle area businesses and organizations are doing to create a community where people with intellectual disabilities are meaningfully and fully welcome and valued.
#RiseWithUs #2018USAGames

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