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

2018 Polar Plunges

With 10 Polar Plunge locations this year, there is sure to be an icy pond, pool, or ocean for you to run, jump and plunge into!

Be Bold. Get Cold.

Winter Sports Season

Keep warm all winter with Special Olympics basketball, bowling, floor hockey or skiing! We'll see you at Winter Games in March.

Winter Sports Season Information

Support Your USA Games Delegation!

Fifty athletes from Massachusetts will head to Seattle to compete in the 2018 Special Olympics USA Games June 1-6, 2018. The Games will celebrate inclusion on the national stage, highlighting the power of sports to change lives and change minds. #RiseWithUS

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xtra mile

Xtra Mile presented by John Hancock Boston Marathon Team

Go even further for your next marathon, century bike ride or triathlon! Go the Xtra Mile for Special Olympics Massachusetts. The Xtra Mile Team is accepting applications to join our Boston Marathon fundraising team - Apply TODAY!

Join the Xtra Mile
Guardians of the Flame

Guardians of the Flame

Special Olympics Athlete Danny Williamson and Mansfield PD Sgt. Larry Crosman will help open the 2018 Special Olympics USA Games as members of the Law Enforcement Torch Run Final Leg for Special Olympics. We are thrilled to announce our Law Enforcement Torch Run program’s representatives to the 2018 Special Olympics USA Games in Seattle, Washington next summer. Mansfield Police Department Sgt. Larry Crosman will represent all our Law Enforcement officers, running with the Flame of Hope and raising awareness for Special Olympics and the USA Games. Larry participated in his first Torch Run twenty five years ago, ten years ago, he…

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Need Help with your New Years Resolution?

Need Help with your New Years Resolution?

It’s one thing to make a new years resolution, its quite another to act on that new years resolution. That’s where Special Olympics Massachusetts comes in! If your New Years resolution involves any of the following, we might be able to help you accomplish your 2018 goals AND be a part of the 50th Anniversary celebration of Special Olympics!   Getting in shape >> Check out the #WellnessWednesday posts on our YouTube Channel or Facebook page. Special Olympics Health Messenger, Beth Donahue along with her friends will get in in shape with periodic exercises and wellness tips. >> Run a…

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Law Enforcement Torch Run’s Year in Review

Law Enforcement Torch Run’s Year in Review

By: LETR Executive Council Co-Director, Retired Chief Rick Pierce Greetings, With 2017 coming to a close, Law Enforcement Torch Run Executive Council Co-Director Chief DiGianvittorio and I would like to extend our thanks for all your hard work and dedication to raising funds and awareness for Special Olympics athletes across Massachusetts. The Massachusetts LETR program has grown so much in 2017, as evidenced by the newcomers who have joined our ranks and even organized some of the year’s first-time fundraisers. We are expanding across the state, with events and partners stretching from the Berkshires to the outer limits of…

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