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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!

Running Events

2019 Boston Marathon Team

Special Olympics Massachusetts and Xtra Mile are thrilled to have once again been selected to receive bibs as part of John Hancock’s 2019 Non-Profit Program for the Boston Marathon. Members of the Xtra Mile team commit to raising money for Special Olympics Massachusetts and representing the organization before and during the Marathon.

Our 2019 team is off in full swing with their training season getting ready for their 26.2 miles for inclusion!

To donate to our team, visit our team’s CrowdRise page!

The Special Olympics Massachusetts Boston Marathon team is presented by John Hancock. Each runner will be wearing a bib made possible through the John Hancock non-profit program. In 2017 John Hancock signed on as a Champion for 50 – celebrating 50 years of the Special Olympics movement.

Contact xtramile@specialolympicsma.org with any questions.

2019 Falmouth Road Race Team

Special Olympics Massachusetts is thrilled to announce we will have an Xtra Mile team for the 2019 Falmouth Road Race! Be a part of this amazing and sought after road race on Cape Cod, while also supporting the athletes of Special Olympics Massachusetts!

As a member of the Xtra Mile you will receive:

  • FREE Entry for the race 
  • Training and Fundraising Support
  • Team Gear for race day and to train in

If you’re interested in running the 2019 Falmouth Road Race on the Xtra Mile team, apply today!

Online Application!

 

2019 Boston Run to Remember

Special Olympics Massachusetts is thrilled to announce that Xtra Mile will be participating in the Boston Run to Remember 2019 Charity Program! Be a part of the excitement and join us for this great race and new opportunity for the Xtra Mile team over Memorial Day weekend!

Xtra Mile will have bibs for the Boston Run to Remember Half Marathon Race as well as their 5 Mile Race.

As a member of the Xtra Mile you will receive:

  • FREE Entry for the race (both half marathon and 5 mile!)
  • Training and Fundraising Support
  • Team Gear for race day and to train in

Xtra Mile members are also eligible to receive incentives if they go above and beyond the fundraising minimum!

We are still taking applications for our team! If you’re interested, apply today!

Online Application!

Boston’s Run to Remember is on May 26th, 2019.

If you have any questions contact xtramile@specialolympicsma.org

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

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The 5th annual LETR Glow in the Park 5k Fun Run for Special Olympics Massachusetts is set for Saturday, June 1st! Join us for an evening filled with glow-tastic obstacles spread throughout a 5K course and unmeasurable fun for the entire family!

Come and check out the excitement and be a part of this glowing 5K!

Register Here!

Contact torchrun@specialolympicsma.org with any questions.

 

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NOVEMBER: Holiday Sweater Run - Lee, MA

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While the winter holiday season is still a ways away, it’s never too early to start prepping and planning for your favorite Holiday Ugly Sweater 5K Fun Run!  This year’s Law Enforcement Torch Run and Special Olympics Massachusetts Holiday Ugly Sweater Fun Run in Lee, MA will again be filled with fun holiday-themed outfits, jingle bells, Santa hats, tutus, and of course ugly sweaters!

Registration and event information will be announced over the summer!

Contact torchrun@specialolympicsma.org with any questions.

DECEMBER: Boston Jolly Jaunt 5k

The 13th annual Boston Jolly Jaunt presented by the New Balance Foundation raised over $125,000! Congrats and thank you to all of our runners, sponsors, supporters, and donors who helped to make this year’s Jaunt a success!

We are looking forward to another amazing Boston Jolly Jaunt this year!

Registration and event information for the 2019 run will be announced over the summer! 

Contact xtramile@specialolympicsma.org with any questions.

DECEMBER: Hyannis Jolly Jaunt 5k

 

Through the cold and rain, the 2018 Hyannis Jolly Jaunt raised over $26,000! Congrats and thank you to all of our runners, sponsors, supporters, and donors who helped to make this year’s Jaunt a success!

We are looking forward to another amazing Hyannis Jolly Jaunt this year!

Registration and event information for the 2019 run will be announced over the summer! 

Contact xtramile@specialolympicsma.org with any questions.

DECEMBER: Holiday Torch Run – Peabody, MA

The Law Enforcement Torch Run and Special Olympics Massachusetts had another successful Peabody Holiday Torch Run 5K in 2018 and we couldn’t have done it without YOU! Congrats and thank you to all of our runners, sponsors, supporters, and donors for helping to make the 2018 Peabody Holiday Torch Run a day to remember and for all of your amazing fundraising efforts!

We are looking forward to another amazing Peabody Holiday Torch Run this year!

Registration and event information for the 2019 run will be announced over the summer! 

Contact torchrun@specialolympicsma.org with any questions.

Choose your own Race to go the Xtra Mile!

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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.