March 10th 2024
Countdown to Race Day


3.21 Miles

$40 $25 10:00AM EDT - 11:30AM EDT Price increases after January 31, 2024 at 11:59pm EST

1K Fun Run

$20 $15 10:05AM EDT - 11:30AM EDT Price increases after February 29, 2024 at 11:59pm EST


89 Paper Mill Road
Olan Thomas Park
Newark, DE US 19711


Sunday March 10th from 9am till 9:55am at Olan Thomas Park.
The race will start at 10:00am.


Join us in running or walking 3.21 miles to support and celebrate individuals with Trisomy 21 (commonly referred to as 'Down syndrome').

The proceeds of the 16th Annual Run for the Buds will go to the Down Syndrome Association of Delaware. The DSA of Delaware is a non-profit organization which supports families, promotes community involvement, and encourages a lifetime of opportunities for people with Down syndrome. We envision a community in which individuals with Down syndrome are healthy, happy and successful. They and their families are effective advocates for their needs.

RACE AMENITIES sponsored by Water Doctors

- BOCO Gear Performance Running Hat (one size adjustable)

- Pair of ‘Rock Your Socks’

- Post Race Drinks

- Post Race Food at Timothy's (upstairs) 

AWARDS AND AGE GROUPS - sponsored by (TBD)

Overall Male/Female
Overall Masters Male/Female
Top 3 in each age group Male/Female 
9 and under, 10-13, 14-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70+

Largest team = Basket of cheer from FranksWine 

POST RACE CELEBRATION sponsored by FranksWine

After the race, head across the street to Timothy’s (3rd floor) for a celebration from 10:30am till 12:30pm.  
Food, Drinks and Music


Please park in the Timothy's parking lot and walk over to Olan Thomas Park.
GPS for Timothy's
100 Creek View Rd, Newark, DE 19711


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