You Strutted Happy - thank you!

Thanks to your generosity, 85 strutters raised $8,223 and counting for Special Olympics athletes!



Top Fundraiser: Ladonna Porter, $1000

Top Overall Finisher/Top Male: Nigher Alfaro
Top Female Finisher: Tessa Weber
Top Law Enforcement, Male: Pete Leyva
Top Law Enforcement, Female: Zim Schwartze
Top Walker, Male: Chris Wagner
Top Walker, Female: Anita Leyva
Top SOMO Athlete: Sarah Byland

View full results here

Cool prizes!

If you met an incentive level ($300, $500, $1,000, or more than $2,000) you will receive an email with your incentive code within two weeks. Incentives must be redeemed 60 days after the event date.


I have more donations to turn in.

Great! You can still encourage your supporters to make donations to your personal fundraising page - log in here. If you have offline donations, please mail them to: Special Olympics Polar Bear Strut, 903 Old 63 North Suite A, Columbia, MO 65201. Be sure to include a note with your name so you receive credit. 

I still want to donate.

Online donations will be open for several weeks after the event. You can search for a participant and make a donation here.

Enjoy this  experience? 

Mark your calendar for next February for the annual Polar Bear Strut in 2016!

You can have that same thrill by volunteering at at upcoming event. Visit the Central Area page on the SOMO website to check out more upcoming events. Visit our area calendar and choose an event near you.




Feel the need for more adventure - go OVER THE EDGE.  Learn more here.

Thanks to our generous sponsors who make this event possible.  

Phelps County Regional Medical Center    





 Thanks also to the party starters – our hosting agency who organizes our party as part of the Law Enforcement Torch Run:  Osage Beach Police Department.