LAWRENCEVILLE – Special Olympics New Jersey has announced that online registration is open for their largest–and coldest–fundraisers. Supporters can choose to run a chilly 3K, jump into an even chillier Atlantic Ocean, or play in a Snow Bowl at the New Meadowlands Stadium. All events benefit the more than 21,000 Special Olympics athletes that train and compete, year-round, throughout New Jersey.
Jingle All the Way 3K – This competitive race and fun run starts and ends at the SONJ Sports Complex at 3 Princess Rd. in Lawrenceville on Sunday, Dec. 5. Registration is $25 and all runners and walkers are invited to a holiday party after the race.
Wildwoods Polar Bear Plunge – The first plunge of the new year is set for Saturday, Jan. 15, at the Wildwoods Convention Center. A $100 minimum donation will secure participants an event sweatshirt and lunch after the Plunge.
New York Football Giants Snow Bowl –Snow Bowl is a 6-on-6 flag football tournament to be played Feb. 12 and 13 on the field at the New Meadowlands Stadium. Competitive, recreation and coed teams are welcomed.
Seaside Heights Polar Bear Plunge – Scheduled for Feb. 26, this Plunge is SONJ’s largest fundraiser, with more than 4,000 expected to participate. There is a $100 minimum donation to plunge. Participants and a guest will be provided lunch and will earn incentives based on their fundraising level.
These events are pledge-based and online registration is the first step for participants to spread the word about their involvement and solicit donations.
Interested participants can learn more and register at www.sonj.org.
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