Posts By: Jessica Bjornstad


The Special Olympics movement transforms lives by inspiring inclusion, understanding, and respect for people of all abilities, on and off the playing field. Promoting a healthy lifestyle, athletic and social skills and improving self-esteem are at the core of the Special Olympics mission. From Alpine Skiing to Unified Golf, Special Olympics Alaska provides year-round sports training… Read more »

Pick. Click. Give.

When you Pick.Click.Give to Special Olympics Alaska you are making dreams come true by giving the gift of being a better citizen, making new friends and living a healthy lifestyle all through sports. We hope you will Pick.Click.Give to Special Olympics Alaska when you file for your PFD. File today at  

Take the Polar Plunge!

Polar Plunge Times STREAMING LIVE KTVA.COM Support Special Olympics Alaska athletes statewide by Freezin’ for a Reason! When: Saturday, December 16, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Where: Goose Lake Fundraising Minimum: $125 each plunger Parking: UAA Wendy Williamson Parking Lot                       For more information contact:… Read more »

Distance Classic

Saturday, August 5 Atwood Center Courtyard 5K- 9 a.m. 10K- 9:45 a.m. Click Here to Register Participate in one of the oldest races in Alaska and receive a delicious root beer float at the finish. Proceeds from this race will support Special Olympics Alaska athletes statewide!

Camp Shriver

2017 Camp Shriver Alaska Join the summer fun! Camp Shriver Alaska is a two-week summer sports camp for middle and high-school-age students with and without intellectual disabilities. At camp, participants find success by participating in more than 15 sports and physical activities while making inclusive friendships. In addition to sports, campers will be exposed to nutritional education in order to promote a healthy… Read more »

Summer Games

2017 Special Olympics Alaska Summer Games June 9-11 Results 2017 Special Olympics Alaska Summer Games Results Sports and Locations Aquatics, Dimond High School Swimming Pool Basketball (Traditional and Unified Team), Dimond High School Main Gym Individual Skills Basketball, Dimond High School Old Gym Gymnastics, Arctic Gymnastics Powerlifting, Dimond High School Auxiliary Gym Track and Field, Dimond High School  Track Healthy… Read more »

Torch Run

2017 Alaska Law Enforcement Torch Run and Pledge Drive Saturday May 20, 10 a.m. Statewide    The Law Enforcement Torch Run® for Special Olympics is the largest grass-roots fundraiser and public awareness vehicle, raising $50 million for Special Olympics Programs around the world in 2016. More than 85,000 law enforcement officers carried the Flame of Hope… Read more »