Special Olympics Connecticut Unified Long Distance Running Team

Special Olympics Connecticut Unified Long Distance Running Team

Type of Program:

Community-Based

Number of Athletes and Unified Sports® Partners:

18 Athletes and 36 Partners

Age Range:

Youth and Adult, Ages 8 and up

Sports Offered:

  • Unified Long Distance Program

Local Program Highlights:

The team practices from August to October. Presently there are four training locations: Cheshire, Trumbull, Simsbury and Wilton. The team competes in popular CT races such as the New Haven & Hartford 5K Marathon, Bigelow Tea 5K and Marine Corp Mini Marathon in Washington D.C.

Program Needs:

Our program is in need of four new athletes to participate in the sports we offer.

Local Coordinators Contact Info:

Kevin Grimes
kbg131@gmail.com