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Special Olympics

Leprechaun Run attendees. (Photo provided by the Special Olympics.)

Hear Philly: Leprechaun Run Goes The Extra Mile For Special Olympics PA

The Leprechaun Run is now in its 29th year. It was created by a former police officer and his wife, who handed the event over to the Special Olympics just last year.

03/14/2014

Nicole Nardone

Local College Athlete Leaves Great Legacy At Widener

Nicole Nardone wrapped up her college career as a standout field hockey player at Widener University in the fall, but her legacy at the school goes way beyond the field.

01/20/2013

About 800 people participated in the Polar Plunge. (Credit: Hadas Kuznits)

A Cold Plunge For A Good Cause

Participants raised an estimated $200,000 to support about 20,000 Special Olympics athletes.

01/28/2012

(Special Olympics World Games swimmer Franz Knorr, right, gets a sendoff from friends at the Developmental Enterprises Corporation in Norristown.  Photo by Brad Segall)

Montco Man Headed To Greece For Special Olympics World Games

Franz Knorr, of Collegeville, is leaving this weekend for Athens, where he will compete in the Special Olympics World Summer Games which begin next Saturday.

06/17/2011

Scantily clad divers rush to get out of the frigid water. (credit: Hadas Kuznits)

‘Polar Bears’ Take Freezing Dive For Charity

About 700 people participated in the Third Annual Polar Bear Plunge in Bensalem to raise money for a good cause.

01/29/2011