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Register or Volunteer for the Ellie Bloom Special Olympics, September 16th

DeFazio Park, Needham

The 29th annual Ellie Bloom Special Olympics will be held on Saturday, September 16th at 10 am at DeFazio Park in Needham.  This fun and inspiring event welcomes athletes of all ages and abilities to participate in track and field events such as running and wheelchair dashes, basketball throws, relay races, and ladderball.  Every event is modified so that all who attempt to participate will be successful.  

Athletes will receive a free t-shirt sponsored by the Needham Golf Club Charities, and lunch, provided by Roche Bros. and Rosev Dairy Foods and served by the Needham Women's Club, will be served after the festivities.  The event is named after Ellie Bloom, a long-time employee and supporter of the Charles River Center.  

The event is free and pre-registration is required. Please click here to register.

For questions or to volunteer, please contact Kelly Atkins at (781) 972-1060 or