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Bocce Competition

Bocce Competition

Sat Sep 27

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DITKA DASH

Sat Sep 27

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Join thousands of runners and walkers at Soldier Field for the Ditka Dash 5K presented by State Farm®. All participants will receive an awesome mustache, cold beer, an official Ditka Dash finisher shirt, aviator sunglasses, and a race shirt just like Da Coach used to wear!

After the run, celebrate at the Miller Lite Mustache Bash with live music, cold beer, and thousands of mustache clad Ditkas! Show your support of Special Olympics Chicago and register here

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Volunteer

Special Olympics Chicago would not exist today without the time, energy, dedication and commitment of hundreds of volunteers throughout the city. Special Olympics relies on its dedicated volunteers.

Please contact us for more information:

Special Children's Charities
Susan Nicholl, Executive Director
c/o Special Olympics Chicago

541 North Fairbanks
Chicago, IL 60611

Phone: (312) 527-3743
Fax: (312) 347-0235

Email: scc@sochicago.org