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EWR Plane Pull for Special Olympics

September 28 at 8:00 am - 2:00 pm

  • GET READY with a team of 20;
  • GET SET and start fundraising for more than 25,000 athletes of Special Olympics New Jersey;
  • PULL a rope connected to a 93-Ton United Airlines airplane!

This is the 23rd year that the young and old, weak and strong, short and tall, will give All They Got to show They Got What it Takes!  Spectators can come out and cheer everyone on for free.

Awards are given for Fastest Pulls, Lowest Combined Weights and Fundraising.  Teams must raise $1,400 to compete, but only $140 is needed to get registered.  Registration fees count towards your fundraising totals.

REGISTRATION IS OPEN.   Go to:  www.NJPlanePull.org


Hosted by Port Authority of NY & NJ and the NJ Law Enforcement Torch Run.
Held on the tarmac of Newark Liberty International Airport in combination with Airport Family Day.

Volunteers Needed

To find out more, just click the volunteer registration button below to get started.  All volunteers must be at least 14 years old unless otherwise noted.



September 28
8:00 am - 2:00 pm


Newark Liberty International Airport
3 Brewster Road
Newark, NJ 07114 United States


United Airlines
(347) 525-5097

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