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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

2018 Boston Marathon Team

The Special Olympics Massachusetts 2018 Xtra Mile Boston Marathon Team is full! Thank you to everyone who applied and who support our team!

To see our 26 person team and read more about each of our runners, visit our CrowdRise Team 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 – awarding 25 bibs to Special Olympics Massachusetts fundraisers. Our 25 person team will help to raise money that will contribute to our programs and mission to serve over 12,200 athletes we have in Massachusetts! 

Contact xtramile@specialolympicsma.org with any questions.

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2018 Falmouth Road Race Team

 

Be a part of one of the most premier non marathon races in the country while supporting Special Olympics Massachusetts athletes as a member of the 2018 Xtra Mile Falmouth Team!

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

NOW accepting applications for our Falmouth Road Race team! Apply today through our online application!

Falmouth Road Race is August 19th, 2018

Contact xtramile@specialolympicsma.org with any questions.

 

2018 Boston Run to Remember

Special Olympics Massachusetts is thrilled to announce that Xtra Mile will be participating in the Boston Run to Remember 2018 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!

Apply today through our online application!

Boston’s run to Remember is on May 27th, 2018

If you have any questions contact xtramile@specialolympicsma.org

JUNE 2, 2018: Glow in the Park 5k - North Attleboro, MA

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Light up the Night on Saturday, June 2nd for the Law Enforcement Torch Run 4th annual Glow in the Park 5k Fun Run for Special Olympics! Start and finish line will be at Barrett’s Alehouse in North Attleboro.

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

REGISTER TODAY

OCTOBER: Trick or Trot - Westfield, MA

Thank you to all the runners and walkers who came out on Saturday, October 21st for The Law Enforcement Torch Run  Trick or Trot Trail Run at Stanley Park in Westfield, MA!

Over a hundred runners and walkers came out for our Halloween-themed fun trail run and family festival and raised over $11,300 to support local Special Olympics athletes!

Thank you so much for your participation this year! We hope to see you again in 2018!

More information for the 2018 race will be available soon!

Contact torchrun@specialolympicsma.org with any questions.

NOVEMBER: Holiday Sweater Run - Lee, MA

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Thank you to all the runners and walkers who came out for the Law Enforcement Torch Run and Special Olympics MA  annual Holiday Sweater Run in Lee, MA!

Over a hundred runners and walkers kicked off the holiday season in the most fun way possible – throwing on their favorite “seasonal” sweaters and running to support the athletes of Special Olympics Massachusetts! Thank you so much for your participation this year! We hope to see you again in 2018!

More information for the 2018 race will be available soon!

DECEMBER: Boston Jolly Jaunt 5k

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Thank you to all the runners and walkers who came out on Saturday, December 2nd to take part in our annual Boston Jolly Jaunt!! We had over 1000 runners and walkers from all over Massachusetts on the Boston Common to take part in the 12th annual Boston Jolly Jaunt, presented by the New Balance Foundation. Happy Holidays and thank you for kicking off your holiday season with Special Olympics Massachusetts by helping to support our incredible athletes!

Thank you so much for your participation this year! We hope to see you again in 2018!

More information for the 2018 race will be available soon!

 

DECEMBER: Hyannis Jolly Jaunt 5k

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Thank you to all the runners and walkers who came out on Saturday, December 3rd to take part in our annual Hyannis Jolly Jaunt!! Hundreds of runners and walkers from all over Massachusetts gathered at the Hyannis Resort & Conference Center to take part in the annual Hyannis Jolly Jaunt and raised over $31,000 to support over 1,000 Special Olympics Massachusetts athletes on Cape Code and over 12,200 athletes across the state of Massachusetts! Thank you so much for your participation this year! We hope to see you again in 2018!

More information for the 2018 race will be available soon!

DECEMBER: Holiday Torch Run – Peabody, MA

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Thank you to all runners and walkers who came out on Sunday, December 3rd to participate in our Law Enforcement Torch Run Peabody Holiday Torch Run!

Hundreds of runners and walkers came together and raised more than $55,700 to support local Special Olympics athletes! Thank you so much for your participation this year! We hope to see you again in 2018!

More information for the 2018 race will be available soon!

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.