Join #TeamSpecialOChicago 2022 Bank of America Chicago Marathon on October 9! We want you to be a part of our team for this year’s race. You’ll get great benefits and use your marathon to support Special Olympics Chicago/Special Children’s Charities! Sign up today

The BTN Big 10k is coming back to Chicago this year on July 10 and we are excited to once again be a charity partner for this fun and exciting race! Sign up today and choose Special Olympics Chicago/Special Children’s Charities as your beneficiary! Participants will receive a school-specific race shirt and medal.

Special Olympics Chicago/Special Children’s Charities, in partnership with Anixter Center and City Colleges of Chicago, announces an all-new, first of its kind program called After 22, that will provide young adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities the opportunity to continue to receive educational services after they age out of the Chicago Public Schools system.

Thank you for supporting us at the 22nd Annual Chicago Polar Plunge presented by Jackson!

The 2022 Chicago Polar Plunge presented by Jackson was an incredible event! There is still time to donate to the event and support Special Olympics Chicago/Special Children’s Charities athletes all across the city! Make a gift today at chicagopolarplunge.org!

ABOUT SPECIAL OLYMPICS CHICAGO

The first International Special Olympics Games were held on July 20, 1968 at Soldier Field in Chicago. Since then, Special Olympics has grown to serve thousands of athletes, offering year-round sports training and competition in 22 sports.

Athletes learn fundamentals, rules and strategies from their coaches during a training period prior to competition. Competitions are held at the area, regional and state levels.

ABOUT SPECIAL OLYMPICS CHICAGO

The first International Special Olympics Games were held on July 20, 1968 at Soldier Field in Chicago. Since then, Special Olympics Chicago has grown to serve thousands of athletes, offering year-round sports training and competition in 22 sports.

Athletes learn fundamentals, rules and strategies from their coaches during a training period prior to competition. Competitions are held at the area, regional and state levels.