Lewis University and Republic were the presenting sponsors of the Plane Pull event to raise funds and awareness to benefit athletes of Special Olympics Illinois.
The Plane Pull was from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at Lewis University Airport, 1 George J. Michas Drive in Romeoville, according to a news release from Lewis. Each team had to raise a minimum of $500 to participate.
Teams consisted of a maximum of 10 members but could choose to pull with fewer than 10, if desired. Groups competed to pull the plane 12 feet in the fastest time.