3.21 Dash for Down Syndrome Virtual 5k

Mon March 1 - Sun March 21, 2021 Greensboro, NC 27401 US Directions
Events

5k

$15 Registration ends March 20, 2021 at 11:59pm EDT

Spirit Runner (not running - shirt only)

$10 Registration ends March 20, 2021 at 11:59pm EDT
Place
LeBauer Park
208 N Davie St
Greensboro, NC US 27401
Description

The 3.21 Dash for Down Syndrome is a 5k with a little something extra - a .11 mile dash at the end that makes the race 3.21 miles in celebration of individuals with Down syndrome!  In order to keep our participants safe, this year’s Dash will take place over the course of 21 days, beginning March 1st and ending on the 21st.  Complete the course at any time during this window - or run where you are - and upload your time to the website.  Overall winners and age category winners will be announced at 3:21 pm on Sunday, March 21st, which is World Down Syndrome Day!

What's Included in Your Registration
  • Medals for first 400 finishers 
  • Awards for First and Second Overall and First and Second Age group winners
  • Post-race food and water
  • Race T-shirt
  • Live DJ
  • Bounce House for kids
  • Lots of free activities at LeBauer Park for children, family members, friends and supporter of racers
  • Informational Tables from Sponsors and Vendors who serve the special needs community
Course Map

This is the official 5k Course Map

Early Packet Pick Up

Early packet pick up will be at The STAR (located at 515 College Road, Suite 15, Greensboro, NC 27410) on Friday, 3/20 from 4-7pm.

Race Day Schedule
  • 7:30am - 8:45am: Packet pick up and Registration
  • 8:50am: Pre-race meeting
  • 9:00am: Race start time
  • 10:00am (approximately): Awards
  • 9:00-10:00am: Live DJ music, Bounce House, Post-race food/water/coffee
Race Contact Info

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Parking

Event parking will be available in either the Church Street Parking Deck or Davie Street Parking Deck in downtown Greensboro. Both are a short walking distance to LeBauer Park. Parking in the decks is free on weekends. 

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About World Down Syndrome Day

The DSNGG holds the 3.21 Dash for Down Syndrome in honor of World Down Syndrome Day! We hope you will join us as we celebrate and honor those in our lives who have that little something “extra”!

World Down Syndrome Day is celebrated each year on 3/21 to signify the third copy of the 21st chromosome present in individuals with Down Syndrome. Events will take place AROUND THE WORLD to celebrate individuals with Down syndrome and the vital role they play in our lives and communities. To learn more about World Down Syndrome Day and to see how people are celebrating around the globe, go to https://www.worlddownsyndromeday.org/wdsd-2015.

Join us for the Lots of Socks campaign! On the day of the Dash, we invite you to wear brightly colored socks, long socks, printed socks, 1 sock… even 3 socks for 3 chromosomes. The choice is yours, but we ask you to join us wearing something which people will ask you about so that you can tell them all about World Down Syndrome Day. Find more information at https://worlddownsyndromeday.org/lots-of-socks.

About the Down Syndrome Network of Greater Greensboro

The Down Syndrome Network of Greater Greensboro is committed to enriching the lives of individuals with Down syndrome by connecting with new families, providing social and educational opportunities for our members, and promoting awareness and inclusion of individuals with Down syndrome in our community. Our website is www.dsngg.org. The money raised specifically at the Dash will fund the DSNGG’s new “Dash for Your Dreams” Scholarship, which will provide local teen to adult applicants with Down syndrome monetary support to help reach their dreams of attending post-secondary school or obtaining the skills necessary to procure and maintain meaningful employment. 

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