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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…

Author: Jillian Neal

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Historic 2018 for Special Olympics Massachusetts!

To close out 2018, we’re taking a look back at the top 10 Special Olympics Massachusetts moments of the year! From the 2018 USA Games in Seattle, to the unveiling of unprecedented partnerships and the celebration of Special Olympics’ 50th anniversary, 2018 has had plenty of memorable moments. Xtra Mile Boston Marathon Team runs 26.2 miles for inclusion On April 16, the 26 runners on the Unified Xtra Mile Boston Marathon team ran 26.2 miles for inclusion. The team raised over $318,800 for Special Olympics Massachusetts, an Xtra Mile team record! The team included board members, relatives of Special…

Author: Catherine Twing

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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…

Author: Natalia Steffen

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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…

Author: Natalia Steffen

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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…

Author: Natalia Steffen

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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…

Author: Natalia Steffen

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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…

Author: Natalia Steffen

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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…

Author: Natalia Steffen

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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…

Author: Natalia Steffen

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Meet Xtra Mile Boston Marathon Runner Liz Downs!

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! Liz Downs 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…

Author: Natalia Steffen

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