Events

Fundraising Events

Boston marathon runners.Special Olympics Massachusetts hosts year-round fundraising events to support our athletes and their programs. Whether you’re an individual fundraiser or on a team, there’s a fun way for everyone to get involved.

  • Polar Plunge You haven’t lived until you have jumped into the icy cold Atlantic Ocean in February.
  • Boston Marathon With the support of John Hancock, participants can run for Team Special Olympics Massachusetts in the Boston Marathon.
  • Over the Edge Boston Check “rappelling from the top of a 22-story building” off your bucket list at the Hyatt Regency in Boston.
  • Falmouth Road Race The elite Falmouth Road Race will be held on Sunday, August 11th this year. SOMA is honored to hold 5 numbers and has both veteran and new runners already signed up and ready to fundraise! A special thanks to Team Ocean Spray for adopting Special Olympics Massachusetts as their charity of choice! (Check back next year for more information)
  • Trick or Trot 5K The fall event that offers something for everyone — a 5K run, one-mile walk, Halloween activities & games, a costume contest and of course some breakfast and treats at the party!
  • Boston Jolly Jaunt Presented by the New Balance Foundation. Run or walk at one of five locations in this festive, holiday-themed race. This year’s race will be held Saturday, December 1st, 2018!
  • Hyannis Jolly Jaunt Presented by the New Balance Foundation. Register for this holiday-themed 5k run/ walk. This year’s race is Sunday, December 2nd, 2018!
  • Law Enforcement Torch Run (LETR) Events The LETR program is not only one of the most important fundraising initiatives supporting Special Olympics Massachusetts, but features year-round events for our law enforcement partners.