Written by on March 22, 2019

Gillette, wyThis Saturday, March 23rd  BELOW ZERO HEROES will gather at the Campbell County Recreation Center Parking Lot,  dressed in creative costumes, both individuals and teams of the bravest souls, will jump into freezing cold water to support Special Olympics Wyoming athletes!

The Jackalope Jump is a fun-filled event where friends gather to celebrate the abilities and accomplishments of Special Olympics athletes and spread the message of joy, courage, and inclusion. Jumpers raise a minimum of $100 per individual and $50 per team member and those funds provide equipment, training, and competition opportunities for more than 1800 Special Olympics Wyoming athletes.

This fundraiser is a family-friendly, community event organized by local volunteers and local Wyoming Law Enforcement Torch Run members. It brings together local residents, friends from neighboring towns, as well as brave individuals of all ages representing philanthropic companies, civic organizations, clubs and schools.  Jackalope Jumps are open to the public, and spectators are encouraged to come out to cheer on the brave jumpers. 

The GILLETTE Jackalope Jump will be held MARCH 23RD at the Campbell County Recreation Center Parking lot. Registration will begin at 12:00 pm with the Jump starting at 1:00 pm.

For detailed information about the Gillette Jackalope Jump or to register please visit

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