Riverton Jackalope Jump raises over $7,000

    (Riverton, WY) – Friends, family and Special Olympics athletes were “Freezin’ for a Reason” just after 11 am today, March 19th in the Riverton City Hall parking lot after taking a cool dip the for annual Special Olympics Jackalope Jump fundraiser.

    After a year hiatus due to the pandemic, participants this year brought in a total of $7,300, according to the latest update from Special Olympics Riverton.

    Winners from the competition are as follows:

    • Eliana Sanders raised the most individual money – $988.
    • Emergency Rescue Team raised the most team money – $2,253.
    • Joe Irvin was the Special Olympic athlete who raised the most money – $250.
    • Biggest group – Jackalope Smackdown
    • Best costume – Team Spidey

    Did you miss today’s but still want to do the Jackalope Jump? It’s not too late. The Lander jump is happening on March 26th. Click here for more details.


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