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Events

Over the Edge

Over the Edge Raleigh

PAST DATES AND TIMES

  • Saturday, October 6, 2012 9 am-5 pm (training one hour prior to your rappel time)

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Get your adrenaline pumping, enjoy breathtaking views of the city and support Special Olympics NC athletes all while you scale down 32 stories from the Wells Fargo Capitol Center in Downtown Raleigh! Register here for the event, create a personalized online fundraising page at here, then prepare for the thrill of a lifetime! Must be at least 16 years old and weigh between 110 -300 pounds to participate.

To view a video from 2001, click here.

Cost:  $1000 entry fee (all rappellers receive a commemorative photo and event T-shirt)