LONG BEACH – The line-up for the Special Olympics Southern California 2018 Plane Pull© is set, and the record-setting 61 teams are set to pull the 124,000 FedEx cargo plane 12 feet in support of #SOSCAthletes this Saturday, Aug. 18.
In its 13 years, the field for this year’s pull is the largest in its history. Each team will get one chance to pull the plane. Prizes will be awarded for the fastest and slowest pull, as well prizes for the team and individual who raise the most money.
Following Opening Ceremony at 9:30 a.m., a team of SOSC athletes will get the first pull at 10:00 a.m. Here is the line-up for Saturday:
|10:00 AM||SOSC Athlete Team||12:35 PM||ILoveKickboxing.com Long Beach|
|10:05 AM||The Die Hard LA Kings Fanatics||12:40 PM||Southern Division Chippers|
|10:10 AM||Premier America Credit Union||12:45 PM||Hathaway Dinwiddie|
|10:15 AM||Metropolitan Division – A Platoon||12:50 PM||Kia Of Cerritos|
|10:20 AM||Moog Aircraft||12:55 PM||Wescoms|
|10:25 AM||Dr. Ray’s Knights of Columbus||1:00 PM||LASD SLA Station|
|10:30 AM||Karma CrossFit||1:05 PM||Wolfpack|
|10:35 AM||INDIVIDUAL TEAM||1:10 PM||Pile Drivers Local 2375|
|10:40 AM||LAPD RED||1:15 PM||UPSers Just Plane Crazy|
|10:45 AM||Team Sage||1:20 PM||Orange County Sheriff’s Department Women’s Team|
|10:50 AM||California State Council Knights of Columbus||1:25 PM||FedEx LAXR|
|10:55 AM||LA Port PD||1:30 PM||LAPD SWAT|
|11:00 AM||LA Port C&M||1:35 PM||LASD – HOJ All Stars|
|11:05 AM||Pillsbury Law||1:40 PM||LASD North Rangers|
|11:10 AM||Long Beach Fire Department||1:45 PM||Long Beach Motor Patrol Assoc|
|11:15 AM||LAPD MISSION DIVISION||1:50 PM||LAPD Hollywood Division|
|11:20 AM||SEIU Local 99||1:55 PM||LAZ Parking|
|11:25 AM||Priority Boarding (SOSC Board of Directors)||2:00 PM||Knights of Columbus Blessed Oscar Romero #16570|
|11:30 AM||PasadenaAFF||2:05 PM||Walking Dead 2018|
|11:35 AM||LASD Custody||2:10 PM||Arrowhead Desert Valley Knights|
|11:40 AM||LASD CRDF||2:15 PM||CVS Health|
|11:45 AM||BJ’s Restaurants Foundation||2:20 PM||Gut Wrench Fitness|
|11:50 AM||Virgin Orbit||2:25 PM||TEAM ASC|
|11:55 AM||Sissy Unstoppable||2:30 PM||Concorde College Cares|
|12:00 PM||Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP||2:35 PM||CrossFit Belmont Heights|
|12:05 PM||American Legion||2:40 PM||Rise Up Training|
|12:10 PM||9Round Long Beach||2:45 PM||USC C4C|
|12:15 PM||Convergint Technologies||2:50 PM||UCLA Anderson|
|12:20 PM||Bear Pit/Team RWB||2:55 PM||The Coasties (U.S. Coast Guard)|
|12:25 PM||LAPD Hollenbeck||3:00 PM||Aerotek|
|12:30 PM||ILoveKickboxing.com Redondo Beach|
Last year the Los Angeles Sheriff’s Department Custody Division team won with an impressive time of 5.10 seconds. The top individual fundraiser last year was Yosemite Hamilton and the top team was Kia of Cerritos. There is also a prize for the slowest time. It went to IDC Next with a time of 12.67 seconds.
Event sponsors for this year’s Plane Pull include the Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics Southern California, Knights of Columbus, Long Beach Airport, California Highway Patrol, Long Beach Police Department, and the Los Angeles Port Police Department.
This year’s Plane Pull will include the inaugural Fun Run and Inclusion Walk presented by the Smile Generation, the High Flying Classic Car and Motorcycle Show, a Functional Fitness Competition, and a Kids’ Plane Pull.
Start times for this year’s Plane Pull:
Fun Run Registration: 7:00 a.m.
Plane Pull Registration: 8:00 a.m.
Fun Run Start: 8:15 a.m.
Plane Pull Opening Ceremony: 9:30 a.m.
Plane Pull – First Pull: 10:00 a.m.
For complete event information, including a full list of things to do at the Plane Pull, visit: SOSC.org/PlanePull.