Virtual Torch Run

Virtual Torch Run Recap!

Thank you for your support of the 2020 Virtual Torch Run! Whether you were a participant, team captain, or donor YOU have made a difference. YOU have helped to create a world where opportunity is not limited by disability. Together...

10/26 Member of the Week: Tim Gowen

This week’s #VirtualMOVEment Member of the Week is Timothy Gowen, Tim was an inspiration all throughout the #VirtualTorchRun logging over 61 miles and raising over $3,000! To learn more about Tim, check out his fundraising page and it’s never too...

Virtual Torch Run: Bruce and Mark Worley Talk Running

Bruce and Mark Worley are distance runners from Howard County who have been running for nearly 30 years and they don’t plan to stop anytime soon! The brother's advice to runners, “Keep running, keep active, and stay strong! Check out...

Virtual Torch Run: Interview with Area Director Ruth Vickers

Like Ruth Vickers, we are “totally thrilled” to be able to safely return to the field. We’ve certainly all missed getting together and our athletes are grateful to be back, a large reason for that is because of the unconditional...

Virtual Torch Run: Interview with Coach Bob Signor

After 6 months, athletes are safely returning to practices and competitions, following our #ReturnToPlay protocols. Our athletes are so grateful for their coaches and the ability to compete again! Thank you, Coach Bob Signor and all of our volunteer coaches...

Athlete Speaker Series with Monique Matthews

Monique "Mo" Matthews. Our five-part speaker series conclude on Friday with SOMD Athlete Leader, Monique Matthews. Monique is an athlete from Baltimore County who competes in Track & Field. You may have seen Monique at last year's Brave in the...

Athlete Speaker Series with Elaina Camacho

Ms. Elaina Camacho... or should we say Law Enforcement Torch Run Athlete Ambassador Camacho? Elaina is an athlete from Anne Arundel County and plays a vital role as the Athlete Leader for our Law Enforcement Torch Run. Elaina is the...

Athlete Speaker Series with Adam Hays

Join us and SOMD Athlete Leader, Staff Member, Health Messenger, Super Plunger...(you get it, he's awesome), Adam Hays for the mid-week LETR athlete speaker series! Tune in after Fam Fitness, to listen to Adam's inspiring speech about how SOMD and...

LETR Fam Fitness

Here at Special Olympics Maryland, we are one big family, especially with our Law Enforcement Officers. From presenting medals at our competitions to being the guardians of our Flame of Hope our LETR officers are there. With our #VirtualTorchRun this...

Athlete Speaker Series with Michael Heup

You may know the name Michael Heup. You may think that guy looks familiar. Well, it's because you saw Michael at the White House 5 months ago where he gave a speech on the importance of inclusion in the workplace... and...