Run for the Buds

Sun November 10, 2019 Newark, DE US 19711 Directions
Race Website

Additional race information can be found at

108 W Main Street
Newark, DE US 19711

The Down Syndrome Association of Delaware presents the 11th Annual Run for the Buds 5K.  

**New location this year**  The race will be held in downtown Newark, DE.  (formerly Rockford Park in Wilmington)

This event supports and celebrates individuals with special needs.  Proceeds from this event will go to the Down Syndrome Association of Delaware, which is a statewide non-profit supportive resource, advocating for the acceptance and understanding which allows individuals with Down syndrome to achieve the same level of access and opportunity as their peers.   



Deer Park Tavern

108 W Main Street, Newark, DE 19711

Registration opens at 8:30AM 

Registration closes at 9:45AM  

5K starts at 10:00am (chipped timed)

1K starts at 10:02am (untimed fun run)


Overall Male/Female (wine & medal)

Overall Masters Male/Female (wine & medal)

Top 3 in each age group - Awards (medals)

13 and under, 14-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70+

Basket of cheer for the team that raises the most money 


Following the race, join us for the award ceremony and FranksWine post race party at Deer Park on Main Street.

Brunch, Drinks, and Music.  

*Each 21+ participant will get two drink tickets







Included with your registration (for the first 200 registered):

SOLD OUT as of 8PM on 11/5

Microfiber, wicking, low profile running cap with mesh vent panels.  Terry cloth sweatband and fabric adjustable strap closure.  Pre-curved visor.  Machine washable.  

If you weren't one of the first 200 registered, you will receive a DSA Tote bag and water bottle.  

*No shirts this year.  Must pickup your hat at registration on race morning.  
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