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Special Events

Special Olympics Tennessee hosts several fundraising events throughout the year to help support the more than 18,000 athletes in the state of Tennessee. We hope you can join us for any of our special events as a participant or volunteer.

Share The Spotlight Gala

Join us Saturday, May 4 at The Factory at Franklin to celebrate Special Olympics Tennessee and the incredible accomplishments of over 18,000 athletes at the inaugural Share The Spotlight Gala.

Law Enforcement Torch Run

The mission of the Law Enforcement Torch Run® (LETR), established in 1981 is to raise awareness and funds for the Special Olympics movement.

Pulling for a Purpose

June 1, 2024
Plane Pull and 5K Run the Runway
Upper Cumberland Regional Airport

Pulling for a Purpose brings together Special Olympics supporters challenging each other for the fastest time pulling a plane

thROWdown for Special Olympics

Rowing for a Reason! Participants of teams of 10 people compete together by completing a 26.2 mile row all to support the athletes of Special Olympics Tennessee!

Music City Corporate Challenge

The Music City Corporate Challenge presented by LifePoint Health, is an Olympic-style event that allows Greater Nashville Area corporations to interact with each other through a variety of sporting events.

Wine and Dine

October 24, 2024

Presented by Pinnacle Financial Partners

Enjoy small plates and perfect wine pairings featuring chefs from the Greater Nashville area. All proceeds will help provide sports training and competition for Special Olympics Tennessee athletes.

Polar Plunge

Join us and hundreds of other brave souls across the state for the coolest thing you'll do. Whether you jump, run, or tiptoe in you'll be helping us build a bigger, better and COOLER community for 17,000+ Special Olympics athletes.

Music City Blitz presented by Nissan

Music City Blitz presented by Nissan in partnership with the Tennessee Titans is an Adult Flag Football Tournament where you play on a professional football field. Register to play in the Music City Blitz to benefit Special Olympics TN at Nissan Stadium.