Xtra Mile

The athletes of Special Olympics dedicate themselves to athletic excellence. The Xtra Mile community uses that same dedication to share inclusion with the endurance sports world through running and cycling events. Set a goal of completing your next race and supporting the idea that inclusion means everyone deserves to set personal athletic goals.

Special Olympics of Massachusetts Hall of Fame 2023
About Xtra Mile

Create a community where opportunities are not limited by disabilities

Run, cycle, or compete in a triathlon to support Special Olympics Massachusetts while striving to attain your personal best with other members of the Xtra Mile community. Your fundraising will help to provide year-round athletic training and sports competitions for individuals with intellectual disabilities throughout the state of Massachusetts, while you discover new levels of strength, endurance, and performance.

The Xtra Mile community has access to some of the biggest endurance fundraising events including the Boston Marathon, B.A.A. 5K, Falmouth Road Race, and the New York City Marathon. You can also register for your favorite race and Special Olympics Massachusetts will provide resources to help you reach your training and fundraising goals.


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Upcoming Events

2023 Boston Jolly Jaunt
Start date:
December 2, 2023
End date:
December 2, 2023
0 Charles Street
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Xtra Mile cycling team, Kevin’s Krewe gears up for Connecticut Valley Century Ride and hopes to double participation by next year

Kevin’s Krewe rides in the Connecticut Valley Century Ride (COVAC) as part of the Special Olympics Ma Xtra Mile, and has raised more than $20,000 this year.

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Frequently asked questions about Xtra Mile

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