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Special Olympics Pennsylvania – Greater Lehigh Valley Pocono Region provides a year-round training and competitive sports program for children and adults with intellectual disabilities and/or closely related developmental disabilities. The program provides training and competitions in over 15 sports and leadership programs across ~20 facilities throughout the region.

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Special Olympics athlete inspiring others to stay fit

Special Olympics athlete inspiring others to stay fit

TATAMY, Pa. — It's just another day on the trail for Brittany Thayer. She's a Special Olympics Athlete who says she's committed to staying fit. "I got mostly bronze and gold medals," said Thayer. With her walking sneakers double knotted, she says she could walk all...

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Special Olympics Pennsylvania #50for50: Aaron Younkin

Special Olympics Pennsylvania #50for50: Aaron Younkin

“I got involved 35 years ago. I just wanted to get involved in Special Olympics and when I got my first-place medal, I was so proud. I do swimming, track, golf and bowling. Track & Field was the first sport I did. I did the running and the shot put, where you...

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Introducing Commit to Fit: Be Active in a New Era

Introducing Commit to Fit: Be Active in a New Era

Dear Special Olympics Pennsylvania Athletes and Volunteers: We are excited to announce that Commit to Fit is back and better than ever before!  Once just a daily video workout series, Commit to Fit returns as an overarching campaign for the four fitness and...

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Join us as we celebrate YOU and your amazing accomplishments in the 2020 Virtual Fall Sectional Opening Ceremonies!