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Including People with Disabilities in Your Summer Parties

Summer is often a time for celebrations – weddings, birthday parties, and cookouts among others. While most people look forward to these events, frequently it is a difficult time for people with disabilities and their family and friends. Hosting a gathering of these sorts is a good time to practice inclusive values and good intentions so […]

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Perfect Time for “Site” Seeing

In case you haven’t noticed, we have recently made some big changes here at The Play Brigade. In March 2023, we released an updated version of our website with many awesome new features. We also unveiled a redesign to complement our new site with a modern look and easy-to-use layout. The site needed to be accessible; it needed to look […]

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The Play Brigade

We are so honored to have been on this journey with Jeremy. Congrats on finishing! And thank you for doing this on our behalf! […]

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Little Compton Man Attempts to Break Record for Long Trail Crossing

Tom MooneyProvidence Journal USA TODAY NETWORK Vermont’s Long Trail is a 273-mile gnarly path along the craggy spine of the Green Mountains, stretching from the Canadian border to the Massachusetts state line. On average it takes hikers 19 days to traverse the entire technical trail ofridges, ruts and roots. Then there are “ultra-marathoners” like Jeremy […]

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The Play Brigade 5K

This is no ordinary road race. There is a vast group of competitive and recreational runners who don’t fit into the categories offered in typical races. The Play Brigade 5k is the first of its kind in Boston to welcome runners of all fitness levels, as well as physical or cognitive abilities, without exception. Please […]

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The Play Brigade Fields an inclusive team at the Boston Marathon

After being awarded guaranteed entries for the 2016 Boston Marathon through John Hancock’s nonprofit marathon program, The Play Brigade was proud to field an all abilities team that included a competitor in the hand cycle division. As part of the program, each runner on The Play Brigade’s marathon team pledged to raise funds to support […]

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