Achilles International is a non-profit organization created to serve athletes with disabilities. With members in more than 65 locations across the U.S., the organization has created a community where able-bodied volunteers and disabled athletes came together to train for and participate in numerous events. Achilles has specialized programs for children, teens, adults, and veterans. The Achilles Kids program provides training, racing opportunities, and an in-school program for children with disabilities. The Achilles Freedom Team offers opportunities for veterans who suffered trauma while serving in the U.S. military to participate in marathons and other races.