On Saturday, August 18, 2018, test your strength, stamina, and endurance at the 13th Annual Plane Pull fundraiser at the Long Beach Airport.

Special Olympics Southern California's Plane Pull is a fun team competition to see which group can pull a 124,000 pound FedEx Boeing 757 airplane the fastest. In 2017, we raised more than $151,000 for Special Olympics Southern California.

Add to Calendar 08/18/2018 09:00 AM 08/18/2018 03:00 PM America/Los_Angeles 2018 Plane Pull Plane Pull event to support Special Olympics Southern California Long Beach Airport

4 Ways to Get Involved

Team Registration


Create or join a team and test your might with co-workers, family and friends. Teams must be made up of 25 people.

Minimum Team Commitment:


Individual Registration


Individual participants are welcome to participate in the Plane Pull. At the event, we will place you on a team.

Minimum Indiv Commitment:


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There are three simple ways you can make a donation and support Special Olympics

  • For a team
  • For a participant
  • General donation


Plane Pull


  • Raise awareness for athletes with intellectual disabilities
  • Expand your customer reach through our network
  • Brand your company as a strong corporate citizen


Latest News

Fun Run

A 5K Fun Run and 2 mile Inclusion Walk has been added to the Plane Pull on the morning of the event!

First Class Challenge Coin

Check out this years's coin available to those who raise a minimum of $200!

Pick Your Pull Time!

First team to raise $5,000 in fundraising (not corporate donations) gets to pick their pull time!

How Your Donation Helps

Every dollar raised through the Plane Pull will help fund Special Olympics programs in your community. Special Olympics Southern California enriches the lives of athletes with intellectual disabilities and their communities through sports, education, and athlete health. Learn more about how we change lives.

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