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CPD Flag Football

CPD Flag Football

Sat Oct 4

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Bank Of America Chicago Marathon

Bank Of America Chicago Marathon

Sun Oct 12

Thank you for your interest in dedicating your marathon journey to the athletes of Special Olympics Chicago. At this time we no longer have race entries available for the sold out race. However, if you are already registered for the October 12 team you can still join our team and enjoy great benefits.

See an overview of our Team Program by clicking here

If you are already registered and don’t require a race entry, you can create your fundraising page by clicking here

Email us to receive more information at scc@sochicago.org

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News & Media View All

McGuane Makes Magic With Bocce

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Mayor Rahm Emanuel today called on Chicagoans to push Jimmy Fallon to bring “The Tonight Show” to Chicago following an… read more

I Competed At The First Ever Special Olympics

In the summer of 1968, the first ever Special Olympics was held at Soldier Field in Chicago. The Special Olympics… read more


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