RUN for Special Olympics Massachusetts!

Join the Special Olympics running movement by applying to one of our running teams or by registering for one of our upcoming 5k events. Don’t see what you’re looking for?

Contact race@specialolympicsma.org about one of the below events or for more information about our other offerings!

2017 Falmouth Road Race Team

 WE ARE NOW ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR THE 2017 TEAM!

Run 7 miles for acceptance surrounded by the beautiful Cape Code scenery!

If you are interested please click on the following link to fill out an application www.specialolympicsma.org/falmouth

Support one of our runners by making a donation today!

Contact race@specialolympicsma.org with any questions.

MAY 20: Glow in the Park 5k - North Attleboro, MA

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Light up the Night on Saturday, May 20th for the 3rd annual Glow in the Park 5k Fun Run for Special Olympics! Start and finish line will be at Barrett’s Alehouse in North Attleboro.

Registration at 7:00pm  |  Race Begins at 9:00pm

Pre-Register for $30 donation  |  Race Day $35 donation  |  Students and SOMA athletes $25 donation

REGISTER TODAY!

JUNE 25: Mansfield Run with the Cops 5k - Mansfield, MA

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On Sunday, June 25th we’re hitting the streets of Mansfield and everybody is a suspect!

Join your local officers at Mansfield High School for 3.1 miles (or Kid’s Run) through the streets of Mansfield. The race is USATF certified and prizes will be awards to the top three runners in each age group. Be one of our first 200 runners to register and receive the official event t-shirt for free!

Pre-register $25 donation  |  Race Day $30 “fine”

REGISTER TODAY!

JULY 8-9: Run with the Cops Midnight 5k - Pittsfield, MA

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Thank you to all sponsors and event participants of 2016’s Midnight Run with the Cops! Together we raised nearly $6,000 for Special Olympics athletes!

2017 Event: On July 8-9th we’re hitting the streets of Pittsfield and everybody is a suspect!

REGISTRATION COMING SOON!

SEPTEMBER 16: Duxbury Beach Triathlon

Xtra Mile and LETR are proud to announce a new endurance opportunity to our race schedule this year! The Duxbury Beach Triathlon!!

The Triathlon includes a .35 mile swim in the Duxbury Bay, a 13 mile bike ride and a 3 mile run along the Duxbury Beach!

This event is limited to only 700 participants, and Special Olympics Massachusetts is thrilled to have been given a limited number of bibs to field a team for this sought after triathlon!

For more information about the race or if you have any questions contact RACE@SPECIALOLYMPICSMA.ORG

2017 Rodman Ride for Kids

Looking for a worthwhile cycling event to sign up for? Look no further! The Rodman Ride for Kids is a great event that will take you through the scenic areas of Southeastern Massachusetts and offers a 25, 50, and 100 mile course to choose from.

Race is Saturday, September 23rd and will start and finish in Foxborough, MA.

To sign up for the ride as a member of the Xtra Mile, click the following link to get started!  RODMAN RIDE FOR KIDS REGISTRATION PAGE

Contact RACE@SPECIALOLYMPICSMA.ORG with any questions.

OCTOBER 21: Trick or Trot 5k - Westfield, MA

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In partnership with our Law Enforcement Torch Run program, the Trick or Trot 5k has found its new home – Stanley Park in Westfield, MA!

Join us on Saturday, October 21rd for this professionally-timed, Halloween themed 5k trail run and family festival to support local Special Olympics athletes.

REGISTRATION COMING SOON!

Post-race festivities will include a BBQ lunch, awards in race as well as costume categories, a K-9 demonstration, and more! Bring your family to the race and experience the first annual Trunk or Treat – a Halloween “trick or treat” hosted by local Law Enforcement officials!

Contact torchrun@specialolympicsma.org with any questions.

NOVEMBER 19: Holiday Sweater Run - Lee, MA

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Join the Law Enforcement Torch Run and Special Olympics MA for the annual 2017 Holiday Sweater Run in Lee, MA.

On Sunday, November 19th we’ll be kicking off the holiday season in the most fun way possible – throwing on our favorite “seasonal” sweaters and running to support the athletes of Special Olympics Massachusetts!

REGISTRATION COMING SOON!

DECEMBER 2: Boston Jolly Jaunt 5k

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On Saturday, December 2, 2017, runners and walkers from all over Massachusetts will gather on the Boston Common to take part in the 12th annual Boston Jolly Jaunt, presented by the New Balance Foundation. This professionally timed flat 5k course through Boston’s Back Bay has a fun holiday theme with prizes for best costume and jingle bells for each runner.

Our Boston Jolly Jaunt aims to raise $175,000 for the athletes of Special Olympics Massachusetts! By signing up, you’re not only getting to be part of this exciting event, but you’re also giving back to the nearly 12,000 athletes with intellectual disabilities that Special Olympics supports. Don’t forget, only the first 1,000 runners to register receive a Boston Jolly Jaunt race shirt!

REGISTRATION COMING SOON!

DECEMBER 3: Hyannis Jolly Jaunt 5k

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On Sunday, December 3, 2017, runners and walkers from all over Massachusetts will gather at the Hyannis Resort & Conference Center to take part in the annual Hyannis Jolly Jaunt. This professionally timed 5k course has a fun holiday theme with prizes for best costume and jingle bells for each runner.

Our Hyannis Jolly Jaunt aims to raise $50,000 for the athletes of Special Olympics Massachusetts! By signing up, you’re not only getting to be part of this exciting event, but you’re also giving back to the nearly 12,000 athletes with intellectual disabilities that Special Olympics supports.

REGISTRATION COMING SOON!

DATE TBD: Holiday Torch Run - Peabody, MA

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Get in the holiday spirit with Special Olympics Massachusetts by participating in the Peabody Holiday Torch Run!

2017 DATE & REGISTRATION COMING SOON!

Join us to run or walk and help raise money benefiting local Special Olympics athletes. This is an officially sanctioned and timed 5k, so you can come for some fun or come to compete! Bring your friends and family, walk, run and dress for the occasion! Don’t forget to enter our costume contest on race morning near registration!

2017 Boston Marathon Team

Congratulations to the 2017 Special Olympics Massachusetts Boston Marathon runners! Our 28 person team raised over $311,000 which will help fund more than 790 athletes year-round in Special Olympics! Each runner went above and beyond for Special Olympics Massachusetts and we can’t thank you enough for all of your effort, dedication and support over the last 6 months.

Click here to check out some of the runner blogs

We’re still accepting donations for our marathon team! To make a donation and be part of the team’s success, click here to make a donation today!

Want to run the 2018 Boston Marathon for Special Olympics Massachusetts? Email Race@specialolympicsma.org for more information

Choose your own Race to go the Xtra Mile!

 

Whether you want to run in a local race or a marathon in a different city, you can still join the Xtra Mile team and raise money for Special Olympics Massachusetts!

Email RACE@SPECIALOLYMPICSMA.ORG for more information