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With The Thunder!

Each year, Rolling Thunder hosts the THUNDER RUN, in Hauppauge NY (on Long Island), to raise money for the Rolling Thunder Special Needs Program.  Rolling Thunder is a non profit (501c3) organization. With no membership fees, the club relies entirely on fundraising, donations and sponsorships to keep Rolling Thunder running. ***Don’t miss this event! All proceeds to benefit Rolling Thunder Special Needs Program.  We train athletes with AUTISM, down syndrome, cerebral palsy, learning disabilities, and other intellectual, developmental and physics disabilities.***  To make a tax deductible donation or become a race sponsor, please see: Corporate Sponsor Letter or Individual Sponsorship Letter              For more information on the THUNDER RUN, contact: Stacy Wahl or Erin Clements at nyracedirector@rtsnp.org

Come Join The RACE!

Come checkout U.S. Paralympic Athlete and Rolling Thunder Special Needs Program Athlete Representative Mark Braun at the Minnesota Science Museum in downtown St. Paul, Minnesota in the Sportsology Exhibit. Saturday January 7th, 2017. You’ll also be able to race other athletes and mascots within the Exhibit. Test your skills and amaze your self at what you can really do. If you have any questions contact the Minnesota Science Museum for further assistance

USATF Minnesota Summer Meet #3 | 4

Recap 

USATF Minnesota Summer Meet #3 Brief Recap…. On Tuesday July 11th, 2017, Rolling Thunder athletes could attend and compete at the USATF Minnesota Summer Meet #3 out of 5 meets held throughout the summer.  Here is a recap of USATF Meet #3. Zachary Rice has set a first-time discus throw distance. Brian MacIntyre PR’s in the 100m going from 18.06 to a 17.40, Brian MacIntyre PR’s in the 400m going from 1:04.64 to a 44.40, Brian MacIntyre PR’s in the Shotput going from 4.46m to 4.37m, Brian has set a first-time discus throw distance. Victoria Palomares PR’s in the 100m going from 24.08 to a 23.21, Victoria Palomares PR’s in the 200m going from 1:00.46 to a 57014, Victoria Palomares has set a first-time shotput and discus throw distance. Jennifer Braun has set a first-time shotput and discus throw distance. Sebastien PR’s in the 100m going from 21.61 to a 19.66, Sebastien PR’s in the 100m going from 1:03.24 to a 39.00, Sebastien set a first time 800m outdoors time. Macario Palomares PR’s in the 100m going from 29.99 to a 27.87, Macario Palomares PR’s in the 200m going from 1:00.03 to a 57.54, Macario Palomares PR’s in the 800m going from 4:13.78 to a 4:00.70. Macario Palomares PR’s in the shotput going from 3.51m to a 3.55m. USATF Minnesota Summer Meet #4 Brief Recap…. On Tuesday July 18th, 2017, Rolling Thunder athletes could attend and compete at the USATF Minnesota Summer Meet #4 out of 5 meets held throughout the summer. Rolling athlete have been successful in setting PR’s this summer session of USATF Summer Meets. Congrats to Zachary Rice, Brian MacIntyre, Victoria Palomares, Jennifer Braun, Macario Palomares for a successful USATF Minnesota Summer Meet #4 and overall summer season

Want to help, Donate!

If you would like to make a donation to Rolling Thunder Special Needs Program you can do so by clicking on the following button:          You can also mail your check donation to Rolling Thunder Special Needs Program c/o Claire Braun 5308 Clifton Drive Mounds View, MN 55112.

Quote of the Month!

“When you envision yourself doing something, you’ll be surprised at how much that helps you to actually do it.”  - Selim Nurudeen
Minnesota 

Want Us To Present? We’ll Be There.

Just Give Us A Call

Rolling Thunder is always looking to expand. If your Interested in Rolling Thunder Special Needs Program - Minnesota Office to come to your School, Transition Program and or Community Event. Please reach out to Claire Braun | President mnpresident@rtsnp.org Office: (763)780-2978 Cell: (763)742-3286                OR Mark Braun | National Athlete Representative nationalathleterepresentative@rtsnp.org Office: (763)780-2978 Cell: (763)592-9049

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Rolling Thunder Special Needs Program
Ever thought about being a volunteer? What about coaching? Need volunteer hours? Well here is your opportunity in becoming a volunteering coach with the Rolling Thunder Special Needs Program | Minnesota Chapter. We are seeking for volunteers that are committed in help those that want to achieve their dreams through athletics and build the core values through athletics and everyday life.  Don’t have experience? Never worked with someone with a disability? Don’t worry, it’s as simple as we have people that will work with you in educating and training you on how to work with those that have a disability. No special qualifications to work with our program. Just come prepared to work hard and have fun.  Contact Us If you would like to work with our program please contact Claire Braun | Club President at mninfo@rtsnp.org or at 763.742.3286 or Mark Braun | Head Wheelers Coach at nationalathleterepresentative@rtsnp.org or by phone at 763.592.9049

Want to Volunteer Coach, Join Us

Adaptive Sports USA Junior Nationals was a big success for Rolling Thunder athletes Lilly Stiernagle and Macario Palomares. Both athletes where able to successfully set a Personal Record in their events that they participated in. Lilly Stiernagle in the 100m (original time of 28.74) to a PR time in the 100m(25.25), 200m (original time of 57.20) to a PR time in the 200m (52.58), 400m(original time of 1:57.66) to a PR time in the 400m(1:52.72). Macario in the 100m(original time of (29.99) to a PR time in the 100m(27.13), 400m(original time of 1:53.68) to a PR time in the 400m(1:16.27}.  Adaptive Sports USA Junior Nationals is the first time for Rolling Thunder Special Needs Program Inc. | Minnesota Chapter. “If it weren’t for the dedicated parents to travel and transport their son or daughter so they could participate is such a great event, it would be entirely impossible for these athletes to compete and showcase their talent and skills” – Coach Braun. Congrats to all athletes that participated in this years junior nationals in Middleton, Wisconsin. Junior nationals were a success for Rolling Thunder Special Needs Program Inc | Track Club. Big thanks to the coaches that attended junior nationals “Coaches are a vital key to an athletes’ success, without these coaches’ athletes wouldn’t have the discipline and or guidance to help them be successful and make good decisions. That part of our mission statement and defines our track club.

Adaptive Sports Junior Nationals Recap

Rolling Thunder Special Needs Program
Thunder News.

Let Get Ready To Roll and

Run With The Thunder!

Each year, Rolling Thunder hosts the THUNDER RUN, in Hauppauge NY (on Long Island), to raise money for the Rolling Thunder Special Needs Program.  Rolling Thunder is a non profit (501c3) organization. With no membership fees, the club relies entirely on fundraising, donations and sponsorships to keep Rolling Thunder running. ***Don’t miss this event! All proceeds to benefit Rolling Thunder Special Needs Program.  We train athletes with AUTISM, down syndrome, cerebral palsy, learning disabilities, and other intellectual, developmental and physics disabilities.***  To make a tax deductible donation or become a race sponsor, please see: Corporate Sponsor Letter or Individual Sponsorship Letter              For more information on the THUNDER RUN, contact: Stacy Wahl or Erin Clements at  nyracedirector@rtsnp.org

Come Join The RACE!

Come checkout U.S. Paralympic Athlete and Rolling Thunder Special Needs Program Athlete Representative Mark Braun at the Minnesota Science Museum in downtown St. Paul, Minnesota in the Sportsology Exhibit. Saturday January 7th, 2017. You’ll also be able to race other athletes and mascots within the Exhibit. Test your skills and amaze your self at what you can really do. If you have any questions contact the Minnesota Science Museum for further assistance

USATF Minnesota Summer Meet #3 | 4 Recap 

USATF Minnesota Summer Meet #3 Brief Recap…. On Tuesday July 11th, 2017, Rolling Thunder athletes could attend and compete at the USATF Minnesota Summer Meet #3 out of 5 meets held throughout the summer.  Here is a recap of USATF Meet #3. Zachary Rice has set a first-time discus throw distance. Brian MacIntyre PR’s in the 100m going from 18.06 to a 17.40, Brian MacIntyre PR’s in the 400m going from 1:04.64 to a 44.40, Brian MacIntyre PR’s in the Shotput going from 4.46m to 4.37m, Brian has set a first-time discus throw distance. Victoria Palomares PR’s in the 100m going from 24.08 to a 23.21, Victoria Palomares PR’s in the 200m going from 1:00.46 to a 57014, Victoria Palomares has set a first-time shotput and discus throw distance. Jennifer Braun has set a first-time shotput and discus throw distance. Sebastien PR’s in the 100m going from 21.61 to a 19.66, Sebastien PR’s in the 100m going from 1:03.24 to a 39.00, Sebastien set a first time 800m outdoors time. Macario Palomares PR’s in the 100m going from 29.99 to a 27.87, Macario Palomares PR’s in the 200m going from 1:00.03 to a 57.54, Macario Palomares PR’s in the 800m going from 4:13.78 to a 4:00.70. Macario Palomares PR’s in the shotput going from 3.51m to a 3.55m. USATF Minnesota Summer Meet #4 Brief Recap…. On Tuesday July 18th, 2017, Rolling Thunder athletes could attend and compete at the USATF Minnesota Summer Meet #4 out of 5 meets held throughout the summer. Rolling athlete have been successful in setting PR’s this summer session of USATF Summer Meets. Congrats to Zachary Rice, Brian MacIntyre, Victoria Palomares, Jennifer Braun, Macario Palomares for a successful USATF Minnesota Summer Meet #4 and overall summer season

Want to help, Donate!

If you would like to make a donation to Rolling Thunder Special Needs Program you can do so by clicking on the following button:          You can also mail your check donation to Rolling Thunder Special Needs Program c/o Claire Braun 5308 Clifton Drive Mounds View, MN 55112.

Quote of the Month!

“When you envision yourself doing something, you’ll be surprised at how much that helps you to actually do it.”  - Selim Nurudeen

Want To Learn More About Rolling Thunder

Athletes and Coaches?

Checkout Athlete of the Month…… Checkout Coach of the Month……..

Want to Volunteer Coach, Join Us

Ever thought about being a volunteer? What about coaching? Need volunteer hours? Well here is your opportunity in becoming a volunteering coach with the Rolling Thunder Special Needs Program | Minnesota Chapter. We are seeking for volunteers that are committed in help those that want to achieve their dreams through athletics and build the core values through athletics and everyday life.  Don’t have experience? Never worked with someone with a disability?  Don’t worry, it’s as simple as we have people that will work with you in educating and training you on how to work with those that have a disability. No special qualifications to work with our program. Just come prepared to work hard and have fun.  Contact Us  If you would like to work with our program please contact Claire Braun | Club President at mninfo@rtsnp.org or at 763.742.3286 or Mark Braun | Head Wheelers Coach at nationalathleterepresentative@rtsnp.org or by phone at 763.592.9049

Want Us To Present? We’ll Be There.

Just Give Us A Call

Rolling Thunder is always looking to expand. If your Interested in Rolling Thunder Special Needs Program - Minnesota Office to come to your School, Transition Program and or Community Event. Please reach out to Claire Braun | President wcbraun@msn.com Office: (763)780-2978 Cell: (763)742-3286                OR Mark Braun | National Athlete Representative teamUSA.05@gmail.com. Office: (763)780-2978 Cell: (763)592-9049
Adaptive Sports USA Junior Nationals was a big success for Rolling Thunder athletes Lilly Stiernagle and Macario Palomares. Both athletes where able to successfully set a Personal Record in their events that they participated in. Lilly Stiernagle in the 100m (original time of 28.74) to a PR time in the 100m(25.25), 200m (original time of 57.20) to a PR time in the 200m (52.58), 400m(original time of 1:57.66) to a PR time in the 400m(1:52.72). Macario in the 100m(original time of (29.99) to a PR time in the 100m(27.13), 400m(original time of 1:53.68) to a PR time in the 400m(1:16.27}.  Adaptive Sports USA Junior Nationals is the first time for Rolling Thunder Special Needs Program Inc. | Minnesota Chapter. “If it weren’t for the dedicated parents to travel and transport their son or daughter so they could participate is such a great event, it would be entirely impossible for these athletes to compete and showcase their talent and skills” – Coach Braun. Congrats to all athletes that participated in this years junior nationals in Middleton, Wisconsin. Junior nationals were a success for Rolling Thunder Special Needs Program Inc | Track Club. Big thanks to the coaches that attended junior nationals “Coaches are a vital key to an athletes’ success, without these coaches’ athletes wouldn’t have the discipline and or guidance to help them be successful and make good decisions. That part of our mission statement and defines our track club.

Adaptive Sports Junior Nationals

Recap