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
Special Olympics USA Basketball Team Announced

Special Olympics USA Basketball Team Announced

Hometown basketball team to compete on the world’s stage The Special Olympics Massachusetts Basketball team that is set to compete against teams from across the country at the 2018 USA Games has been selected to represent Special Olympics USA at the 2019 Special Olympics World Games in Abu Dhabi, UAE. Team Massachusetts, made up of athletes from the Shrewsbury local program, will be the sole male traditional team in the Special Olympics USA delegation. The Special Olympics World Games provides an opportunity for athletes with intellectual disabilities to display their abilities on and off the field of play for…

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2018 Youth Leadership Experience

2018 Youth Leadership Experience

At the 2018 Special Olympics USA Games in Seattle, Washington, sports will be the immediate focus, but inclusive youth leadership will be one of the lasting legacies. The 2018 Youth Leadership Experience is scheduled to coincide with the national competition between Special Olympics teams from all 50 sates. 110 High school students with and without disabilities from 35 states will participate in programming that will challenge them and provide skills that will help promote and model inclusion in their communities. In addition to workshops, experiential opportunities include volunteering/helping manage with the Young Athletes Festival Shadowing one of the CEOs,…

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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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