Fall SONA Move Challenge
Time & Location
About the Event
Participants will have the choice of competing as an Individual (Special Olympics athletes only), Doubles (traditional or Unified), or as part of a Team (traditional, Unified or College, 3-10 people total). Unified teams must be at least 25% athletes and 25% Unified partners.
Unified Partners must be Class A volunteers to participate. Click here to find the a Class A volunteer form. Please print, complete and mail to Special Olympics Vermont at 16 Gregory Drive Suite 2, South Burlington, VT, 05403.
As a part of registering for the SONA Move Challenge, all participants will be required to electronically sign a release form. Non-registered participants are not required to submit the medical form in advance of their virtual participation. If the individual is going to continue to participate with Special Olympics Pennsylvania as a registered athlete/Unified Partner, they must have a valid medical form prior to beginning in-person activities.WHEN:
Participant registration opens August 1 and closes September 5. The SONA Move Challenge runs September 13 – November 7, 2021.WHAT:
ANYTHING that is an intentional exercise counts. Sports (individual or team training), walk/run/roll, bike, hike, swim, ski (cross-country or downhill), snowshoe, snowboard, yoga, zumba, row/paddle, etc. Note: This is NOT a step or distance challenge.HOW:
After registering, participants keep track of how many minutes they exercise (Monday-Sunday). Every Monday, participants will self-report their minutes via a SmartSheet survey, earning them a coveted spot on Region-wide leaderboards for the different participant groups (Athlete leaderboard, Doubles leaderboard, Teams leaderboard).