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Special Olympics Illinois
Be a Fan of Special Olympics Illinois and the Illinois Marathon!
Special Olympics Illinois encourages people with intellectual disabilities to realize their full potential. We have helped tens of thousands of individuals with intellectual disabilities find their voice and their strengths through the platform of sports training and competition.
Be a Fan of Special Olympics Illinois by joining our team as we run for the athletes of Special Olympics Illinois!
All team members receive a technical training shirt and help setting up their fundraising page!
We ask that all participants raise a minimum of $250.
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Fundraising has ended.
Total Donations: $7,519
manuel & paula frankel
"You are doing a wonderful thing, proud of you"
"You're running for a great cause! Your students are lucky to have a dedicated teacher. I hope you reach your goal."
"We're proud of you. Your doing what you love, while giving to Special Olympic. Love Mom & Dad"
"Go Meg Go! I'll be doing a matching gift thru work as well :-)
"Meghan, you are to be commended for your commitment to your special kids. You're the best! Love, Aunt Patti"
"Great Cause Meggie ~ Very Proud of You! "
Jean & Scott Dary
"A really great thing you are a part of Jessica! Hope you reach & exceed your goal! Good Luck! :)"
"Good luck and good running. I may be running that race too. "
"I am so proud of you Hyen Le...Look for my niece Brianna and my sister Beth Scheid. They'll be running with you!!
"I'm so proud of you for doing this and for being the great human being you are! ;)"
"I'm so proud of you, dear! :) good luck and don't forget to keep yourself always hydrated no matter whaat! :)"
"A great and selfless gesture! Best of luck :)"
"Good luck, Huyen!! :)"
"Good luck Huyen! I hope the run goes well!"
"Way to go baby - iu - mom"
"Run Leigha Run!"
"I'll get the ball rolling Sunshine."
"All the luck in the world! You are doing something truly amazing for the awesome organization!"
"Run leigha run "
"Way to go Leigha!! Run for this great cause!! :)"
Rod & Kris Boggs
"We're with you Leigha!"
"Trying to help out!
"This should put you over your goal, hopefully we can do more as a group."
Mark and Jeannie Burkardt
"Good cause! Hope this helps!!"
"I am happy to contribute so you can have a beer! I would have given more, but you are only running HALF a marathon - just kidding! Good luck!"
"Great cause Leigha! Plus I admire anyone who runs as I was not given that gift. :D"
"Awesome. Have fun and finish!"
"Way to Go Leigha!!"
"Very proud you chose Special Olympics"
Lisa Van Dyke
"You go girl!"
"We're in, Pete.... enjoy the run!"
"Very proud of you Jess, love
"Good luck Jessica from Ian, Lori, Maddie and Ryann"
"I worked along side you at Special Olympics the last two years. Special Education has been my life's work. I support your efforts and commitment. SIERRA"
"Go get em, Andy! I'll be rooting for ya!"
Franklin Delano Bluth
"My name is Judge!"
"Good luck Huyen! What a great choice of things to do and an amazing cause....we'll be rooting for you :)"
Ceil and Pat Scanla
"Good Luck, Jessica! You have all the Scanlans supporting you!"
"Doing good, MCV; Way to go! "
"Go Turtle, Go! I'll be cheering you on in spirit. Hugs :) Love, Gina Peanut"
"Mom and I are honored to help you in this wonderful cause! Run well my friend!"
"Meggie we are so very proud of you!! You go girl! :)
Uncle Kevin, Aunt Peggy, Ashley and Lauren"
Steve & Debbie Wahlbrink
"Way to go, Christin! "
"Good luck Jessica. I can't believe you are already running a half marathon! Didn't you just start running less than a year ago?!"
Mary Ellen Newton
"Jess- You go girl!! Go make a difference!!-- The Newtons"
"So proud you! "
"Good luck! Riley hopes you have as much fun as she has had with SO! She just won a silver medal for basketball!"
"I like beer. I miss you. God Speed."
Lauren, Ella and Anderson"
"Hope better late than never applies here Lexi. Glad your run went well. So cool!!!"
"Wes - thanks for doing this! Good Luck!"
"Good Luck Pam!!"
Jeff & Debbie Meixsell
"Good luck, Pam! We love you!!!"
Sonic Haven Studios
"This donation is from all of the great people who signed up for the Sonic Haven Studios karaoke contest/fundraiser. THANK YOU!!"
what a great cause! Aunt Vivian and I were active when the International Special Olympics were held in South Bend years ago. Best wishes."
Rick & Mary Veith
"Good Luck and Have Fun!!"
"YOU GO GIRL!"
Steve, Jenny & Brad Mannon
"Love you!! So proud!!"
"We think it's awesome you are running this Marathon! Good Luck to you and Sonic Haven Studios!"
"Awesome Job Wes!!! So very proud of you!"
D & J Edgar
"Hope your cold is better and you have a great run. Good on you to do this."
"Great thing you're doing Wes. I'm happy I could help."
"Have a great run!"
"Good Luck Carolyn!! Your dedication to your family and your job is amazing!! :) I enjoy working with you!! "
"Pam - Good Luck! We'll have a big cheering section for you Saturday; we're all proud of you."
"We are so proud of you! You set your goal for 13.1 and you will make it. We love you very much!
Mom, Dad, Corey and Bella"
""But those who hope in the Lord
will renew their strength.
They will soar on wings like eagles;
they will run and not grow weary"
"If you're not first, you're last."
"We are always proud of you. Good luck tomorrow; wish we could see you cross the finish line."
"Go for it PAM!!"
Bob & Becky Love
"Hope you have good weather tomorrow and what a great accomplishment. Go Wes!"
"Good luck and have fun!"
"To the most dedicated mother I have ever know.
We love you very much.
Good luck tomorrow and I hope you record your best time ever."
"What an awesome thing you are doing...Good luck tomorrow!!"
"Donating on behalf of my niece Hannah who is 6 and has downs syndrome and my cousin's son who is six and has autism. Good Luck Carolyn!!!!"
"Congrats on being a rock star and rocking it!!! So cool that you did it! Sorry this is so late! "