Milwaukee Mile & State Fair Park - West Allis, WI
September 29, 2012
|The event will be held at the Legendary Milwaukee Mile at Wisconsin State Fair Park in West Allis on Saturday, September 29, 2012. Participants will run/walk as many laps around the one mile track. To participate you must raise minimum of $25 dollars for Special Olympics Wisconsin, which can be pledges collected from friends, family and co-workers. Each participant that raises the minimum amount will receive a t-shirt. Participants will also be able to earn more incentives the more they raise. Proceeds from this event will be donated to Special Olympics Wisconsin. Participants, volunteers, and spectators will have the opportunity to enjoy live entertainment, refreshments, and giveaways. Prizes will be given for various competitions, including most miles run, longest time on track, most donations, and many more. |
On-site registration and Check-In: 11am to 1pm
Run/Walk: 11am to 3pm
Post Party: 1pm to 4pm
About Milwaukee Special Olympics Young Professional Board
Milwaukee Special Olympics Young Professional Board’s purpose is to raise awareness, implement fundraising events, recruit volunteers and build the next generation of leaders.
Provide a unique opportunity for passionate professionals to serve Special Olympic athletes in the Milwaukee area through fundraising, volunteering, and raising awareness in the community while providing its members the opportunity to grow personally and professionally through networking and mentoring.
Build the next generation of leadership to guide the Milwaukee area Special Olympic community.
About Special Olympics Wisconsin
The mission of Special Olympics Wisconsin (SOWI) is to provide year-round sports training and athletic competition in a variety of Olympic-type sports for children and adults with cognitive disabilities, giving them continuing opportunities to develop physical fitness, demonstrate courage, experience joy and participate in the sharing of gifts, skills and friendship with their families, other Special Olympics athletes and the community.
With seven Regional offices throughout the state, Special Olympics Wisconsin serves nearly 10,000 athletes in 189 communities statewide. SOWI is one of 52 U.S. programs and nearly 200 countries providing this opportunity to nearly 3.7 million athletes around the world.