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Plane Pull

The 2016 Plane Pull® presented by Credit Suisse to benefit Special Olympics North Carolina was held April 30, 2016 on the UPS Tarmac at the Raleigh/Durham International Airport! Thank you to the 76 teams who participated and raised more than $110,000 for Special Olympics NC!

Congratulations to the 2016 Plane Pull Champions – The Bertie Enforcers of the Bertie Correctional Institution

Bertie Enforcers Plane Pull Champions

The Plane Pull® in NC helps to provide nearly 40,000 individuals with intellectual disabilities the opportunity to receive sports training and competition in 19 Olympic-type sports.  The Plane Pull® is also a unique team building activity for groups.  It requires participants to come together as a team to achieve a very daunting task — pull an airplane 25 feet!

This unique event is presented by Credit Suisse, American AirlinesHMS HostRDU International Airport, and UPS, to benefit the NC Law Enforcement Torch Run® for Special Olympics North Carolina

Contact nctorchrun@sonc.net with any questions about the event. Event photos will be posted soon!

2016 Results

Corporate Division

  1. North West Nitro (ResCare)
  1. RDU Roll Out 1 (RDU Maintenance Dept)
  1. Big Bears (Food Lion DC-4)

Law Enforcement Division

  1. Bertie Enforcers (Overall Champs)
  2. State Highway Patrol Smokey Bears
  3. Fayetteville Police Department Dectetives

Female Division

  1. Lady Blue Birds- Fayetteville Police Dept.
  1. Power Puff Girls – HMS Host
  1. Bahama Mamas – HMS Host

Top fundraising individual: Tyler Hatley (Tyler’s Jet Streams) – $3,050

Top Special Olympics NC Athlete fundraiser: Kristine Hughes  – $2,966

Top Event Themed T-shirt Design: ResCare

Top Team Spirit T-shirtSpecial Olympics NC Athlete Council

Sponsors

 
UPS
HMS
Food Lion
American Airlines
Credit Suisse
RDU