The Long Distance Running/Walking program continues to grow in popularity, not just as a sport itself, but as a means to condition for other sports. Athletes train during the summer and fall months prior to competing at the Fall Festival.
- 5k Run
- 1 Mile Walk
TRAINING SEASON AND COMPETITIONS:
- Practices for community teams begin in late August/early September. Athletes must train with a local area program to be eligible to participate in the following events:
- SODE LDR Qualifying Runs: Head coaches will supply information about which runs are eligible to be considered as qualifiers.
- The State LDR 5k and 1 Mile Race takes place at Fall Festival at St. Andrew’s School, Middletown. 2019 DATE TBA
If you are brand new to Special Olympics, please visit our "New Athletes/Unified Partners" page.
Current Athletes/Unified Partners can find more information on the SODE area pages: