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Meet Xtra Mile Falmouth Road Race Runner, Erin McCarthy!

For Erin McCarthy, both Special Olympics and Falmouth have a special place in her life. “Special Olympics means not only a lot to me, but my whole family,” she said. Erin’s sister Jackie has Down syndrome and says that Special Olympics has helped her make so many friends as well as enjoy friendly competition. Her dad was also a coach for a unified basketball team, which she played on herself! Erin has continued to stay connected with Special Olympics not only with her family, but through her job. She is a Behavior Tech at a preschool where she works…

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Meet Xtra Mile Falmouth Road Race Runner, Kevin Crossman!

Special Olympics Massachusetts’ own Kevin Crossman will also be joining the Xtra Mile team running for Special Olympics Massachusetts this Falmouth Road Race. Kevin has been involved with Special Olympics since he was in college, when he worked Saturday mornings at a program and fell in love with it. “It means a lot to be able to work for an organization that you think so highly of. The disabled population is not provided as many opportunities as the able-bodied and if it weren’t for Special Olympics over 12,000 people with disabilities would not have this amazing opportunity to compete…

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Meet Xtra Mile’s Boston Run to Remember Runner, Casey Eagan!

Casey Eagan is a police officer in Orleans, MA who has been involved with Special Olympics for years, and is always looking to increase her involvement. She says that being a police officer, “has allowed me to be involved with the Special Olympics in a more active and meaningful way. I plan to become involved in other upcoming events I am learning of.” Casey has run in the Law Enforcement Torch Run for the last 5 years, as well as participated in other Special Olympics events such as Tip-a-Cop. “To support Special Olympics athletes alongside my fellow officers is…

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Meet Xtra Mile Boston Marathon Runner Jennifer Giusti!

Meet the 2018 Xtra Mile Boston Marathon Team helping us to celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the Special Olympics Movement by running 26.2 miles for inclusion! Jennifer Giusti is just one of the runners on our 26 member Boston Marathon team who’s not only making a difference in the lives of our athletes in 2018, but will have a lasting impact on Special Olympics Massachusetts that will help our movement and organization continue to support the athletes of today and tomorrow as we look forward towards the next 50 years of sports opportunities and inclusion! Read on to learn…

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Meet Xtra Mile Boston Marathon Runner Sri Sundar!

Meet the 2018 Xtra Mile Boston Marathon Team helping us to celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the Special Olympics Movement by running 26.2 miles for inclusion! This year, we are very proud to have two Special Olympics Massachusetts athletes on our team. One of those athletes is Sri Sundar who competes with the Brookline local program. Sri is 22 years old and has two passions in life – sports and music. Sri competes in a variety of sports for Special Olympics Massachusetts, runs for fun and is a gifted and talented musician. He plays the violin in a rock…

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Meet Xtra Mile Boston Marathon Runner Sybil Williams!

Meet the 2018 Xtra Mile Boston Marathon Team helping us to celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the Special Olympics Movement by running 26.2 miles for inclusion! Sybil Williams is just one of the runners on our 26 member Boston Marathon team who’s not only making a difference in the lives of our athletes in 2018, but will have a lasting impact on Special Olympics Massachusetts that will help our movement and organization continue to support the athletes of today and tomorrow as we look forward towards the next 50 years of sports opportunities and inclusion! Read on to learn…

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Meet Xtra Mile Boston Marathon Runner Stephanie Lee!

Meet the 2018 Xtra Mile Boston Marathon Team helping us to celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the Special Olympics Movement by running 26.2 miles for inclusion! Stephanie Lee is just one of the runners on our 26 member Boston Marathon team who’s not only making a difference in the lives of our athletes in 2018, but will have a lasting impact on Special Olympics Massachusetts that will help our movement and organization continue to support the athletes of today and tomorrow as we look forward towards the next 50 years of sports opportunities and inclusion! Read on to learn…

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Meet Xtra Mile Boston Marathon Runner Mark Purkis!

Meet the 2018 Xtra Mile Boston Marathon Team helping us to celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the Special Olympics Movement by running 26.2 miles for inclusion! Mark Purkis is just one of the runners on our 26 member Boston Marathon team who’s not only making a difference in the lives of our athletes in 2018, but will have a lasting impact on Special Olympics Massachusetts that will help our movement and organization continue to support the athletes of today and tomorrow as we look forward towards the next 50 years of sports opportunities and inclusion!  Read on to learn…

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Meet Xtra Mile Boston Marathon Runner Marissa Malboeuf!

Meet the 2018 Xtra Mile Boston Marathon Team helping us to celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the Special Olympics Movement by running 26.2 miles for inclusion! Marissa Malboeuf is just one of the runners on our 26 member Boston Marathon team who’s not only making a difference for in the lives of our athletes in 2018, but will have a lasting impact on Special Olympics Massachusetts that will help our movement and organization continue to support the athletes of today and tomorrow as we look forward towards the next 50 years of sports opportunities and inclusion!  Read on to…

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Meet Two Time Xtra Mile Boston Marathon Runner Tim McLaughlin!

Meet the 2018 Xtra Mile Boston Marathon Team helping us to celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the Special Olympics Movement by running 26.2 miles for inclusion! Tim McLaughlin is just one of the runners on our 26 member Boston Marathon team who’s not only making a difference for in the lives of our athletes in 2018, but will have a lasting impact on Special Olympics Massachusetts that will help our movement and organization continue to support the athletes of today and tomorrow as we look forward towards the next 50 years of sports opportunities and inclusion! Read on to…

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