- The Sponsor an Athlete annual run/walk event in Pinecrest, Florida is an event that raises funds and awareness for Special Olympics Florida – Miami-Dade County.
Special Olympics provides year-round sports training and athletic competition in a variety of Olympic type sports for children and adults with intellectual disabilities, giving them continuing opportunities to develop physical fitness, demonstrate courage, experience joy and participate in a sharing of gifts, skills and friendship with their families, other Special Olympics athletes and the community.
It’s so easy!
Grab all your friends and family and get registered. You can run or walk the 5k route, or volunteer. Don’t forget to register the kids too, so they can participate in their own special race. The Annual Sponsor an Athlete 5K is fun for the whole family!
Increase your impact and fundraise to Sponsor an Athlete!
Special Olympics does not charge a fee to the athletes or families who participate. The costs associated with trainings and competitions average $350.00 per athlete.
Our goal in 2019 is to raise enough money to sponsor 300 new athletes.
We need your help!
The heart of this event is you, its participants!
100% of the proceeds will sponsor Special Olympics Athletes in Miami-Dade, Florida.