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Watch the Winter Showcase!

Check out the 2021 Winter Showcase. We are excited to share some incredible stories from the past few months. Learn how a group of snowshoers turned into a community, what happened when athletes returned to the Alpine Skiing Championships one year after they were canceled, and how Sports Skills Centers are turning into hubs of activity across the state.

All three episodes now available!

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Play Unified Podcast Is Back!

Play Unified Podcast Is Back!

The Play Unified Podcast hiatus is back off, again. The show features co-hosts, Mike Kelley and Charles Hirsch with assistance provided by Amanda Robson. New this year, Special Olympics athlete, Lumene “Lightning” Montissol brings us the Lightning Round. Join us every other week as we discuss Special Olympics sports, our regional professional sports teams, including the Boston Bruins, Boston Celtics, Boston Red Sox, New England Patriots and the New England Revolution, along with pop culture and news of the moment. Each episode will feature a guest who will share a bit about themselves and dive into one of the…

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Xtra Mile Walking Clubs Announced

Xtra Mile Walking Clubs Announced

Spring into action with walking clubs from Cambridge to West Springfield! Joining the Xtra Mile Community! Where we believe opportunities to get out and be active should not be limited by anyone’s ability. Going the Xtra Mile means doing a little more than you did yesterday. Whether you are walking, rolling, biking, snowshoeing or running, you are doing more than if you chose to stay home – you are going the Xtra Mile. So, how can you help to create such a community while striving to attain your personal best? It’s easy! Join a local Xtra Mile Club! Discover new…

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Special Olympics North America (SONA) Move Challenge

Special Olympics North America (SONA) Move Challenge

Special Olympics North America (SONA) Move Challenge Challenge Details WHAT: Special Olympics North America presents the SONA Move Challenge, an 8-week movement challenge to see how many minutes of exercise participants can complete each week. WHO: Participants will have the choice of competing as an Individual (Special Olympics athletes only), Doubles (traditional or Unified), or as part of a Team (traditional or Unified, 3-10 people total). Unified teams must be at least 25% athletes and 25% Unified partners.   Registration Date: Participant registration opens February 15 and closes March 14. Challenge Date: The challenge BEGINS March 15 – May 9, 2021.  …

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