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The Great Casper Bed Race

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Join us as Special Olympics Wyoming partners with the National Alliance on Mental Issues of Wyoming, the Brain Injury Alliance of Wyoming, and the YMCA of Casper for the Great Casper Bed Race on July 7th, 2016.

We are hosting a Bed Race in conjunction with the Art Walk on Thursday, July 7, 2016 and we invite you to come cheer on the racers. Before the race we will be voting on the best decorated bed.

The Great Casper Bed Race is designed to promote health and wellness for everyone but also awareness for our programs. Not to mention having fun!! 

When: July 7th, 2016 Race Starts at 5:30 PM and will end at around 8:30 PM

Where: Starts at 4:30 PM at Mercer Family Resource Center Parking Lot  535 West Yellowstone Street Casper, WY 82601--  For more information visit the bed race website.



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Our Mission

The mission of Special Olympics Wyoming is to provide year round participation in sports training and athletic competition in a variety of well-coached Olympic-Type sports for individuals with intellectual disabilities by providing athletes with continuing opportunities to develop physical fitness skills, express courage, experience joy and participate in the sharing of talents, skills and friendship with their families, friends, other Special Olympics athletes and the community.

Our Philosophy

black logoSpecial Olympics is founded on the belief that people with intellectual disabilities can, with proper instruction and encouragement, learn, enjoy and benefit from participation in individual and team sports, adapted as necessary to meet the needs of those with intellectual and physical limitations.

Special Olympics believes that consistent training is indispensable to the development of an individual’s sports skills. In addition, competition among those of equal abilities is the most appropriate means of testing these skills, measuring progress, and providing incentives for personal growth.