UNCASVILLE, CT (August 3, 2020) – Registration is now open for the 2020 Over the Edge event to benefit Special Olympics Connecticut presented by Mohegan Sun, which will take place on Friday, September 4th. Over the Edge will provide participants an opportunity to experience the thrill of a lifetime by rappelling more than 30 stories down Mohegan Sun’s Sky Tower. Beyond the exhilarating descent and awe-inspiring views, the event will help ensure athletes of all abilities have access to life-changing sports, health and fitness programs and that Special Olympics can continue its mission of inspiring acceptance and inclusion for all. Space is limited, so those interested are encouraged to sign up early. Find out more and register at SOCT.org. And, follow Special Olympics Connecticut on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. Questions? Email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Participants are asked to raise a minimum of $1,000 for Special Olympics Connecticut athletes by signing up online and reaching out to friends and family for donations. No experience is required, as instruction will be provided on the day of the event and experienced guides will be on hand to offer assistance. Individuals and teams of fearless friends are encouraged to get involved. Participants will receive a free t-shirt and photo as proof they have completed the feat.
ABOUT SPECIAL OLYMPICS CONNECTICUT:
Special Olympics Connecticut provides year-round sports training and competitions for more than 13,000 athletes of all ages with intellectual disabilities and Unified Sports® partners – their teammates without disabilities. Through the joy of sport, the Special Olympics movement transforms lives and communities throughout the state and in 172 countries around the world by promoting good health and fitness and inspiring inclusion and respect for people of all abilities, on and off the playing field. (www.soct.org)
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ABOUT MOHEGAN SUN:
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