Sports

2023 Summer Games Recap

Summer Games are the best time of the year for the 15,558 athletes and Unified® teammates across the state. From sports to inclusive health opportunities, to athlete leadership, this time of year showcases what Special Olympics Maryland provides to their...

Athlete of the Season: Adam Hays

If you have been following Special Olympics Maryland for a while, you may remember a monthly feature we used to do called Athlete of the Month. Well, we have revamped it and switched it to Athlete of the Season because...

Unified Flag Football Coming to Schools Near You!

Unified Teammates playing at Fall Sports Fest - Community Program While Baseball may be considered America’s Sport, Football seems to be king when it comes to viewership in the United States. In the past Super Bowl match-up between the Kansas...

2023 Basketball State Championships

https://youtu.be/neA2q72695k 350 athletes hit the courts March 24th & 25th, competing in 5v5 Traditional, Unified Teams, Individual Skills, 3v3 PDU, 3v3 Traditional, and 5v5 Player Development at the 2023 Basketball State Championship! Special Olympics Maryland was so glad to be...

2023 Winter Games

https://youtu.be/fwtXGqGXH04 After 10 years away, Special Olympics Maryland made a triumphant return to Wisp Resort for the 2023 Winter Games on from February 26th to 28th for Alpine Skiing and Snowshoeing competitions. Wisp Resort welcomed a full delegation size of...

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...