Meet Falmouth Street Race Runner Katelin Cwieka

By Peyton Heller
Particular Olympics Massachusetts Improvement Intern

Why Particular Olympics? Katelin’s reference to Particular Olympics Massachusetts (SOMA) began about 7 or 8 years in the past when one in all her shut associates, who has a son with Down Syndrome, satisfied her to get entangled. Katelin started slowly with fundraising then participated in an LETR run in addition to a polar plunge and she or he was hooked. She continued to get entangled and volunteer extra, and now years later, right here she is operating the Falmouth Street Race as a part of the Particular Olympics Massachusetts Xtra Mile workforce. Working since she was 14 years previous and already finishing about 6 races this 12 months, this race provides to her whole of over 100 races that she has participated in.

Katelin believes Particular Olympics means inclusion and one thing for everybody. She thinks that sports activities, comradery and teamwork are issues that everybody ought to get to get pleasure from, and she or he loves how Particular Olympics actually emphasizes that.

Rising up in Pembroke, MA, Katelin works at Avidia Financial institution because the Assistant Vice President of Social Media and Model Communication. Since Avidia has been a very long time companion and sponsor of SOMA, Katelin has a lot of alternative to work with SOMA and their totally different occasions, such because the Polar Plunge and the Match of Champions. Lately, Katelin has accomplished her first half marathon which has made her much more excited to run the 7-mile Falmouth Street Race. Between her pump up track, ‘Delivery as much as Boston’ by Dropkick Murphy’s, her motto, “Preserve constructive about every little thing” and her husband and two finest associates attending the race to cheer her on, Katelin is greater than prepared.

Making ready for her race, Katelin runs about 4-5 instances per week along with her runs starting from 3 – 10 miles specializing in the longer distances on the weekend. With such a love of operating, Katelin hardly ever struggles getting herself prepared for a run and plans on specializing in how nice she’s going to really feel after it’s accomplished. Katelin loves the outside and actually enjoys how she feels throughout a run. Katelin is decided to shorten her time throughout this race, so when you see her operating, you’ll want to cheer her on!!

Better of luck on race day, Katelin!

Please take into account supporting Katelin or one of many different Xtra Mile Falmouth runners!

Need to run Falmouth, bike within the Rodman Trip for Youngsters, or numerous different races? Be part of the Xtra Mile immediately! 

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