5K & World Down Syndrome Day

3-2-1 DASH for Down Syndrome and World Down Syndrome Day Celebration

3-2-1 DASH for Down Syndrome is a 5K road race
World Down Syndrome Day (WDSD) Celebration details to come

Donate to Support WDSD

Event proceeds benefit Education Programs for individuals with Down syndrome (Ds). 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: March 21, 2015 from 8:30am -12:00pm
Location: 8835 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 Jan 31; $35 Feb 1-Mar 20; $40 Race Day

Fun Run Fees: $15 until Jan 31; $20 Feb 1-Mar 30; $25 Race Day

Register to Race or Fun Run

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!

Sponsorship Information

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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