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

It's Polar Plunge Season!

Take the Plunge into icy cold waters this winter to help provide 13,000 athletes with an opportunity to participate in sports training and competition programs that help them live longer, happier, healthier lives.

Take the Plunge!
2016 Winter Games

Winter Sports Season

Are you ready for some basketball, floor hockey, bowling, and alpine skiing? We are! Join us for another Winter Sports Season to stay active all year long.

Winter Sports Season Information

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!

B Inclusive

Go the Xtra Mile!

The Xtra Mile has access to some of the biggest endurance fundraising events including the Boston Marathon, Falmouth Road Race, and the Rodman Ride for Kids.

Let's get going!
Massachusetts students named US Youth Ambassadors

Massachusetts students named US Youth Ambassadors

Two Massachusetts students have been selected as part of the 2019 Class of Unified Champion Schools US Youth Ambassadors. Sydney Meininger and Elyse Whittemore were selected to be a part of the Youth Ambassador Initiative along with 10 other young adults with and without intellectual disabilities from across the country. These passionate leaders will receive training, speak at events and conferences, as well as explore topics that will inspire new ideas to promote inclusion. Both Sydney and Elyse, along with Mentor Ali Deluca of Auburn High School, will be traveling to San Diego in February for leadership training with…

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Milford athlete selected for NBA Cares

Milford athlete selected for NBA Cares

Ashley Aldrich got quite a surprise one December morning as she reported to her job at Milford High School. The Special Olympics athlete who volunteers daily in the school’s Special Education department was greeted with an exciting message: “You’re going to NBA Cares!” The NBA Cares Special Olympics Unified Sports Experience is an annual event as part of NBA All-Stars. A select number of athletes from around the world compete in a Unified game alongside NBA and WNBA legends. The athletes apply to be a part of this event including a video where they talk about their experience with basketball…

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Meet Xtra Mile 2019 Boston Marathon Runner Eric Spindt

Meet Xtra Mile 2019 Boston Marathon Runner Eric Spindt

Eric Spindt is a Southern California native who now lives in Framingham, Massachusetts with his wife, three kids, and their two dogs.  Besides his love of running, Eric enjoys any activity that involves spending time with his family.  It doesn’t matter what the activity may be, whether it’s skiing in the winter or golfing in the summer.  As long as Eric’s having a good time with his family, he’s able to enjoy and cherish the time that they get to spend together.  Eric originally moved to Boston in 1994 to study at Brandeis University.  He moved to Oregon for…

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