Run the Boston Marathon!

Apply today to run the Boston Marathon as a member of the Xtra Mile Marathon Team. You'll receive training plans, fundraising support, the BEST team gear including training apparel and an Xtra Mile race day singlet. Show your support for inclusion while running in one of the highest profile races in the world!

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2016 Winter Games

Winter Sports Season

Winter Games is right around the corner! Get in the game and join a Basketball, Bowling, Floor Hockey, or Ski Team today! Join a team and compete in one of the Winter season sports to kick off 2020 right. Volunteer opportunities are also available at www.specialolympicsma.org/volunteer.

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Special Olympics in Schools

Special Olympics Unified Champion Schools motivates all students to create environments full of respect, dignity, and advocacy for others.

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Boston Bruins x Special Olympics Massachusetts

The Boston Bruins Foundation announced a three year, $1 million partnership with Special Olympics Massachusetts. In addition to the incredible donation, the Bruins will use their expertise to support wellness programming and help share the message of inclusion with their passionate fanbase. Check out everything the Bruins are doing!

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Special Olympics MA named official fundraising partner of B.A.A. 5K

Special Olympics MA named official fundraising partner of B.A.A. 5K

December 6, 2019 —The Boston Athletic Association (B.A.A.) today announced that Special Olympics Massachusetts has been named the Official Fundraising Partner of the B.A.A. 5K. Using the power of sport to bring people together, Special Olympics Massachusetts will feature a fundraising team at next year’s B.A.A. 5K, to be held on Saturday, April 18 – two days prior to the 124th running of the Boston Marathon. First run in 2009, the B.A.A. 5K annually features 10,000 participants from around the globe running through Boston’s Back Bay neighborhoods, starting and finishing at Boston Common. It is the first race of…

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Your favorite moments of 2019!

Your favorite moments of 2019!

What an incredible year 2019 has been! We asked everyone on social media to share their favorite moments with us and we got some great responses. Here’s what you all shared as your favorite moments of the year: Nick Johnson Program: Haverhill Stars Favorite Moment: “My favorite moment was when me and my brother Brett were featured by the Boston Bruins as their athlete spotlight, getting personalized jerseys and being in the Jumbotron!” Theresa Jenkins Program: Hampshire Heat Favorite Moments: “Celebrating the Gold, Brotherly love style,” and “Watching my son Caleb, who has been a partner for 8 years…

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Unified Champion Schools receive One Small Candle Award

Unified Champion Schools receive One Small Candle Award

On November 23rd Plymouth 400 Inc. held its 5th annual Illuminate Thanksgiving program. This year’s theme was inclusion. “This inspirational event celebrates youth, inclusivity and the act of giving thanks by giving back to your community and to the world around you,” according to a press release from organizers. The event includes a presentation of “Who Illuminates Your Life” essay contest winners and the “One Small Candle” award ceremony. This award is presented to an individual or group who touches the lives of many and this year the award went to Special Olympics Massachusetts and the Unified Sports teams…

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