Dash For Down Syndrome Is March 22

Tuesday, January 7, 2014

The Dash for Down Syndrome is set for March 22 at 9 a.m. at the Tennessee Riverpark to help raise awareness for those with Down syndrome in the Chattanooga area.  

Packet pickup will be Friday, March 21, 6-8 p.m. at Noodles and Company, 405 Market St.  Registration will begin Saturday, March 22, at 7:30 a.m. at Shelter 4.  The start time for the 5K is 9 a.m. and the one-mile Family Fun Run will begin at 9:15 a.m. 

Individuals with Down Syndrome can race or walk for free.  Others may pre-register for $30 for the 5K (with a free T-shirt) or $20 for the Family Fun Run, under five is free, (with a free T-shirt).  Day of the race registration is $40 for the 5K (free T-shirt while supplies last) and $25 for Family Fun Run, under five is free, (free T-shirt while supplies last).

 To pre-register visit http://www.active.com/chattanooga-tn/running/distance-running-races/dash-for-ds-2014.  For more information www.chattanoogadownsyndrome.org.


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