On Saturday, August 19, 2017, test your strength, stamina, and endurance at the 12th Annual Plane Pull fundraiser at the Long Beach Airport.
Special Olympics Southern California's Plane Pull is a fun team competition to see which group can pull a 124,000 pound FedEx Boeing 757 airplane the fastest. In 2016, we raised more than $122,000 for Special Olympics Southern California.
3 Ways to Get Involved
Create or join a team and test your might with co-workers, family and friends. Teams must be made up of 25 people.
Minimum Team Commitment:
Individual participants are welcome to participate in the Plane Pull. At the event, we will place you on a team.
Minimum Individual Commitment:
There are three simple ways you can make a donation and support Special Olympics
• For a team
• For a participant
• General donation.
Fastest Pull: LAPD Academy, 5.277 seconds
Slowest Pull: Sports Dentistry Club, 12.229 seconds
Top Individual Fundraiser: Yosemite Hamilton, $5,270
Top Fundraising Team: Karma Crossfit, $7,075
How Your Donation Helps
Every dollar raised through the Plane Pull will help fund Special Olympics programs in your community. Special Olympics Southern California enriches the lives of athletes with intellectual disabilities and their communities through sports, education, and athlete health.
Learn more about how we change lives.