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

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
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!

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running

Running Headquarters

Join the Special Olympics Massachusetts running movement by registering for one of our upcoming 5k events. From the Berkshires to Boston, we have the right race for you!

Run for Inclusion
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Unified Champion Schools

Special Olympics Unified Champion Schools motivates all students to create environments full of respect, dignity, and advocacy for students with intellectual disabilities.

Turn your school in to a Unified Champion School!
Game Changer: Volunteer Andy Heller

Game Changer: Volunteer Andy Heller

By Jennifer Dowdy Andy Heller is a familiar face in Special Olympics Massachusetts. He volunteers in many roles, including coach, photographer, and team chaperone and was just honored as the 2017 Bristol County Volunteer of the Year! “It’s hard to believe I’ve been involved with Special Olympics for 15 years now,” says Andy. “It all started in 2003 when my wife Caron, a special educator for Attleboro Schools, brought 7 athletes to a track and field competition at the Attleboro School Day Games. I came to those games and took some photographs of her athletes in action. My involvement…

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Music & Sports Collide in Boston

Music & Sports Collide in Boston

Discounted event tickets for Special Olympics families: United Sound are offering discounted tickets to their upcoming Boston event: On November 27, Bronson Arroyo, formerly of the Boston Red Sox, and friends- including Theo Epstein (Chicago Cubs), Jeff Coffin (Dave Matthew’s Band), Josh Klinghoffer, Wycliffe Gordon, Eliot Sloan (Blessid Union of Souls) and others will be playing a benefit concert for United Sound with 20 members of the Boston Pops in Symphony Hall. More information about the event can be found at www.unitedsound.org/boston About United Sound: United Sound is a school-based instrumental music club for individuals with intellectual or developmental…

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MVC Unified Basketball – Regular Season Recap

Regular-season games have concluded for the Inaugural Merrimack Valley Conference (MVC) Unified Basketball Season! By all accounts the season has been a great success. Many thanks to the administration and particularly the athletic departments at Andover, Billerica, Haverhill, Methuen, North Andover, and Tewksbury High Schools. And a special thanks to the great coaches of each team. As mentioned previously, the coaches all exemplified the exceptional characteristics necessary to run great unified basketball program. As best we can tell (Editor’s Note: I may have missed some games as I only know what I see on twitter and what NAHS’ Unified…

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