Find Your Place

From practices to state-level competitions to fundraisers, we host more than 2000 events a year. We offer many ways to get involved - from short-term and long-term volunteer opportunities to Volunteering to Cheer to playing on a Unified Sports® team, we've got something for everyone.

Take a look at our full calendar, our key fundraiser event pages within this tab and the below list of other statewide fundraisers, and find your place.

Color Me Rad 5K

Get colorful for Special Olympics Virginia! We partner with Color Me Rad to host the most colorful 5K you've ever seen in Blacksburg. You can support Special Olympics by participating in a 5K race or by volunteering as a Color Bomb Squad member.

Stay tuned for more details.

Richmond Corporate Games

Be a fan of Special Olympics and the RVA corporate community! Join more than 500 participants from dozens of Richmond-area businesses September 23 & 24, 2016 as they compete in nine zany field day style events at the Richmond Corporate Games, benefiting Special Olympics Virginia. Register today!

For more information, contact Nicole Rappaport.

World's Largest Truck Convoy

Calling all trucks! Each October, Special Olympics Virginia joins 38 Special Olympics programs across the country for the World's Largest Truck Convoy. Local law enforcement officers escort a convoy of trucks about 50 miles on Interstate 95 in Richmond during this unique one-day celebration. The convoy is organized by the Virginia State Police as part of their annual Law Enforcement Torch Run efforts.

Interesting in putting the pedal to the metal for Special Olympics? Contact Meghan Massie, Director of Development, at

Slide the City

Beat the heat on a 1,000-foot Slip ‘N Slide with downtown city views. Slide the City, a family friendly slip-and-slide provides tubular splashes, street performers, tasty food trucks, and local vendors.

We partner with Slide the City to bring you the coolest block party you'll ever see! You can support Special Olympics VA by enjoying the ride or volunteering as a general event volunteer. Stay tuned for more details about 2017. 

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