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 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


Credit Suisse
Food Lion
American Airlines