5K Road Race

3-2-1 DASH for Down Syndrome

3-2-1 DASH for Down Syndrome is a 5K road race

Event proceeds benefit Cognitive Research and Education Programs for individuals with Down syndrome (Ds). Over the past 10 years, the Down syndrome community has pulled together to raise over $7 million for Down syndrome cognition research,
which has resulted in several new clinical trials evaluating exciting new treatment possibilities. Educational programs in the greater Charlotte area are helping to support educators and enable students with Ds to live up to their full potential.

Time: April 26, 2014 from 8:30am -12:00pm
Location: 8811 Blakeney Professional Drive, Charlotte NC 28277
Course: 5k/3.1 miles; run an extra .11 miles to the 2nd finish line for a 3.21 finish!
5K Registration Fees: $25 until April 10; $35 April 11-24; $40 Race Day
Fun Run Fees: $15 until April 10; $20 April 11-24; $25 Race Day
Website: www.dashfordownsyndrome.racesonline.com
Event Type: 5k, fundraiser, 1 mile fun run
Organized by: Down Syndrome Association of Greater Charlotte

Extra "Dash" for Down syndrome
It’s only (1) extra chromosome!  Most people have (2) copies of 23 different chromosomes but individuals with Down syndrome are born with 3 copies of the 21stchromosome (Trisomy 21).  That’s it only one chromosome difference.  So for awareness & support, we are adding to our 5K run (3.1 miles) a short DASH for Down syndrome (0.1 miles) for a total distance of 3.21 miles!!! 
Your official time will be captured at the 5K finish line.  The DASH is just for fun!

Click HERE to download our race postcard

Sponsorship Information

If you or your company would like to sponsor the 3-2-1 DASH for Down Syndrome, please download the sponsorship flyer by clicking HERE.

Questions regarding sponsorship can be directed to Kathryn Lariviere by calling our main office at 704.536.2163 or by email at 321dash@dsa-gc.org.

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