DSA Omaha Buddy Run (Draft)
Omaha, NE US 68137
My Buddy inspires my every mile 3…2…1…RUN!
Down syndrome is caused by a 3rd copy of the 21st chromosome and occurs in 1 in every 691 births. Approximately 400,000 Americans have Down syndrome. That extra genetic material means that our friends with Down syndrome will find a few of the typical milestones in life a little more challenging to reach.
You are a runner. You get it.
Some days it’s all you can do to lace up your shoes and get out there, but you do it. You keep going, you work hard, you believe and you achieve. Our Buddies with Down syndrome do the same thing in aspects of their everyday lives just like you when you choose to run.
Therefore we challenge you, don’t run this 5K “for” your Buddy. Run the 5K because you are inspired by your Buddy and you want to celebrate that perseverance he or she has to achieve their goals just as you do.
The mission of the Down Syndrome Alliance of the Midlands is to enhance the lives of individuals and families touched by Down syndrome. www.dsamidlands.org
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Distance: 3.1 Miles/5K
Location Start: Zorinsky Lake Shelter #5 Boat Dock Ramp Parking Lot
Attributes: Paved path, mixed with flat and hills
NOTE: The path can be narrow therefore we would like to limit this event to runners only. No strollers. There will be a water station at the half way/turn around point.
Friday, June 12, 2015 from 1 PM - 5:30 PM at Peak Performance, 519 N 78th St, Omaha, NE 68114
Awards will be given to the Top Male and Female Finisher. Your race bib will have a tear off number which you can place in a box at check-in to be eligible for random drawings for prizes after the race. While you are out running numbers will be drawn please check the boards upon your return and look for your bib number to see if you've one a prize. Good Luck!
T-Shirts are a 50/50 cotton blend in teal and sports the signature Down Syndrome Buddy Run Running Awareness ribbon in the awareness colors of yellow and royal blue. Events sponors will be listed on the back of the shirt. You are guaranteed a shirt if you register by May 20, 2015. Standard sizes: Small, Medium, Large, and X-Large, XXL available for additional $2 fee. If size larger than XXL is needed please email race coordinator for registration instructions. NO REFUNDS.
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