champions for 50

Champions for 50

Special Olympics Massachusetts Champions for 50: Unified fundraising and awareness building teams made of athletes and corporate partners are helping to celebrate fifty years of the Special Olympics Movement

Champions for 50

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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Xtra Mile Boston Marathon Team

The Xtra Mile is recruiting runners to join the 2019 Boston Marathon Team. Are you or someone you know training for a long distance race? Would you like to be a part of the biggest sporting event in Boston? Are you ready to take on Heartbreak Hill and run from Hopkinton to Boston in support of inclusion? Join the Xtra Mile team and all of your fundraising will help to provide year-round athletic training and sports competitions for individuals with intellectual disabilities throughout the state of Massachusetts, while you discover new levels of strength, endurance and performance as a member of the Xtra Mile.

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fall sports

Fall Sports Season

Crisp cool air can only mean one thing - time for some Fall Sports! Join us on the field for soccer and football or in the ring for equestrian. Over 40? Stay in the game at the Senior Sports Classic on Cape Cod.

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Special Olympics Massachusetts by New Balance

Shop our exclusive 50th anniversary apparel collection by New Balance. Pick up a hoodie or quarter zip for the fall or grab a t-shirt for trips to the gym, and a polo for casual days at work!

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November Blog-  Tips for Staying Healthy at Thanksgiving

November Blog- Tips for Staying Healthy at Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is a day where we gather with friends and family to give thanks. Thanksgiving is also a day that often revolves around food and begins a long food-filled holiday season.  For those that have a fitness goal or are working towards healthier habits, Thanksgiving might feel like more of a battle than anything else. According to the article Wellness Warriors of Wayne State University a recent study found that on average most people only gain about 1 pound over the entire holiday season (Thanksgiving to New Year’s Day).  So there is no reason to stress about weight gain…

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2019 Special Olympics USA World Games team announced!

2019 Special Olympics USA World Games team announced!

Special Olympics USA has announced the delegation heading to the 2019 Special Olympics World Games in Abu Dhabi. Over 300 athletes and coaches will travel to the UAE in March to compete in the first ever World Games to take place in the Middle East. Among this group are 15 athletes and coaches from Massachusetts! See the roster and link to photos below. Basketball: Colin Davidson, Athlete, Northborough Ryan Dixon, Athlete, Shrewsbury Zachary Englehart, Athlete, Worcester Merrill Englehart, Coach, Worcester Joseph Jamros, Athlete, Shrewsbury Matt Millett, Athlete, Spencer Brian Mills, Athlete, Northborough Bill O’Brien III, Coach, Shrewsbury Liam O’Brien…

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2018 Special Olympics North America Tennis Championship

2018 Special Olympics North America Tennis Championship

Last week, the Handi Racket Tennis team from Massachusetts competed in the 2018 Special Olympics North America Tennis Championship. The athletes representing Massachusetts competed in the highest level of Special Olympics tennis competition. The Special Olympics North America Tennis Championship took place at Hilton Head Island October 18-21. Professional Tennis Registry (PTR) and Special Olympics South Carolina hosted the 19th annual competition at the Van Der Meer Racquet Club at Shipyard Plantation. Athletes from 11 states competed in singles, doubles and Special Olympics Unified Sports® competition. The team from Massachusetts included athletes Sidharth Datar, Nicolas Desmond, Liz Fossum, Chris…

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