Sports

National Sports Day

National Sports Day was founded in 2019 to celebrate athletes, families, and fans of all sports. National Sports Day is about the benefits of sporting competition. When the youth have an opportunity to play sports competitively, they improve their skills...

National Running Day

Each year on the first Wednesday of June, people across the country participate in National Running Day. Whether you are new to running or have been running for years, today is a perfect day to go for a run! Whatever...

The Road to USA Games: Abby Reznek

Abigail Reznek is a Special Olympics Maryland athlete from Montgomery County and has been competing in powerlifting for many years. Next month, Abby will travel to Orlando, FL to represent Team Maryland and compete in powerlifting! In 2019, Abby won...

The Importance of Consistency – Ray Lewis

“2 things that kept me around for 17 years, was consistency and effort.” Both of these things will separate you from other competitors, especially with COVID making it difficult to train. Utilize this time to get ahead of the competition...

August/September Impact Newsletter

Our Impact News for August & September is out! Lex Carney worked really hard on it, so she hopes you read it. Read about all the details about what SOMD has been up to and what is in store for...

9/14 You Can Do It Zoomcast – Medal Stories

Monday, our athletes shared stories of their favorite Medal Moments from previous competitions during the biweekly You Can Do It Zoomcast! Check out the recording here, and feel as inspired as we are for future competitions once it’s safe again!...

NFL Play 60: Bone Strength

If you’re missing professional football, check out this NFL Play 60 Bone Strength Challenge! Get active and challenge yourself while having fun, put a picture of you wearing your favorite NFL team jersey below. #SOIChallenge https://youtu.be/NAVatsVM1rg

7/27 Sports Talk with RJ Nealon & Jeff Miller

We had so much fun during our last Sports Talk that we had to schedule another! This time RJ is catching up with Special Olympics Maryland volunteer and Towson University quarterback, Jeff Miller. Listen in on the conversation with our...

Virtual Play 60: Lateral Movements

We have another NFL Virtual Play60 challenge for you. These lateral movements will strengthen your oblique muscles while challenging your mind and heart. Try this workout and post your workout video to our Virtual MOVEment group: https://bit.ly/2UMBoxb https://youtu.be/j3UDZlrtZa0

NFL Virtual Play 60: Performance

Use this circuit workout to exercise your whole body, increase your heart rate, and keep your physical activity fun and exciting! #VirtualMOVEment https://youtu.be/Kh-jOJnYdkc