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Location: West Chester, PA US 19380 Directions
Type: Run or Run/Walk, Walk Only
Events
Event Time Price Details
CCDSIG 3.21 Go Run 5K
Time
9:00AM EDT - 10:00AM EDT
Price
$35 $30
Price increases after September 9, 2018 at 11:59pm EDT
CCDSIG 3.21 Go Run Fun Run/Dash
Time
10:00AM EDT - 11:00AM EDT
Price
$20
Registration ends October 14, 2018 at 11:59pm EDT
CCDSIG Family Fun Day Carnival & Buddy Walk
Time
11:00AM EDT - 2:00PM EDT
Price
$10
Registration ends October 14, 2018 at 11:59pm EDT
Place
West Goshen Park
1023 Fernhill Road
West Chester, PA US 19380
Description

CCDSIG 2018 Family Run & Fun Day and Buddy Walk

This year our CCDSIG Family Run Day & Fun Day will be October 14th, 2018 at West Goshen Community Park from 8am-2pm.  (West Goshen Park: Intersection of Five Points Rd & Fern Hill Rd. West Chester, PA 19380).  Our 3.21 Go Run 5K and Fun Run were a huge success the past 2 years so, we will continue the tradition.  The schedule of the day will run the same as last year.  Registration and Check-In for the 5k will begin at 8am and the race will start at 9am.  Our Fun Run & Dash will start at 10am.  The Family Fun Day will kick off at 11am. Welcome/Awards will be at 12pm. The 18th Annual Buddy Walk around the park will begin promptly at 1pm. Closing Announcements/Raffles announced at 1:45pm.

What is new this year?

Registration: We will be an ONLINE ONLY registration event. If you need help setting up your Team Fundraising page (all teams must have a page), please email board@ccdsig.org.

World Down Syndrome Day Celebration & Fundraising Incentive: Celebrate the Upside of Down Syndrome on World Down Syndrome Day on 3.21! Set Up your Team page with a team total of $100 or more by March 21st and your team will receive a team table in a preferred location on day of the Event. Celebrate the Upside of Down Syndrome on World Down Syndrome Day! Don’t forget to Rock Your Socks on WDSD. CCDSIG Rock Your Socks will be sold for $3 a pair. Sales for CCDSIG Rock Your Socks 2/1-3/21. 100% of proceeds will go toward the 2018 Buddy Walk and Family Run & Fun Day email board@ccdsig.org for more information.

CCDSIG Team Fundraising Recognition deadlines:

  • Team Total of $500+ will receive Name on Event Shirt - deadline August 1st 
  • Team Total of $1000+ will receive Logo on Event Shirt - deadline August 1st 
  • Last Day Event T-Shirts and Medals are guaranteed - deadline August 1st 
  • Last Day for Corporate Logo/Name on T-shirt & Event Signage - deadline August 1st 
  • Highest Team Fundraising Award - deadline September 1st 

CCDSIG Fundraising: Each team that raises $250 and provides a raffle basket by June 1st will be on the event t-shirt. If you need help setting up your Team Fundraising page (all teams must have a page), please email board@ccdsig.org.

Food:  Food:  Bring Your Own Picnic/Tailgating food! We will have 2 food trucks that will be parked in front of the ARC.  Feel free to bring your own picnic set up. (e.g., a 10x10 pop up tent, chairs, blanket, and lunch for your family and friends).  We will have free drinks and snacks that are collected from local corporate donors. Lunch and dessert will be available through the food trucks.

Carnival:  As always, we will have lots of carnival games, activities, crafts, face painting, and live entertainment.  We are looking into new and fun things to make this year even better.  Raffle tickets will be available at the Fun Day.

Raffles:  We are grateful for raffle items and raffle baskets. In order to help our volunteer committee stay organized before and during the event, we are asking for all raffle items and baskets be dropped off to committee chair. (email board@ccdsig.org for drop off location). Deadline for drop off is September 15th.  We would be happy to make arrangements for pick up as well. Please call/email us to arrange drop off or pick up before September 15th.

Please help us create awareness and celebrate the UPSIDE of Down Syndrome!

Registration Details?

CCDSIG 3.21 Go Run 5k:

  • Early registration January 1 - March 31st, 2018 $25*  (includes all fees)
  • Registration April 1st- September 9th $30*  (includes all fees)
  • Late Registration September 10th-October 14th $35* (includes all fees)

* 2018 CCDSIG 3.21 Go Run 5K Registration for 18 years and under $25 

CCDSIG 3.21 Go Run Fun Run/Dash: 

  • Early registration January 1 - March 31st, 2018 $15 (includes all fees)
  • Registration April 1st- October 14th $20 (includes all fees)

CCDSIG Family Fun Day Carnival & Buddy Walk: (ages 2 and under are free)

  • Early registration January 1 - March 31st, 2018 $10 (includes all fees)
  • Registration April 1st- October 14th $15 (includes all fees)

 

What's included?

CCDSIG 3.21 Go Run 5k registration will include a 2018 Fun Day t-shirt, chip timed bib, a custom finisher medal, entrance into our Fun Day Carnival, and registration for our 18th annual Buddy Walk.

CCDSIG 3.21 Go Run Fun Run/Dash registration will include a 2018 Fun Day t-shirt, bib, a custom finisher medal, entrance into our Fun Day Carnival, and registration for our 18th annual Buddy Walk.

CCDSIG Family Fun Day Carnival & Buddy Walk registration will include a 2018 Fun Day t-shirt, entrance into our Fun Day Carnival, and registration for our 18th annual Buddy Walk.

Race Awards:  

Custom Finisher Medals for all CCDSIG 3.21 Go Run Participants.
Awards for Overall Top 3 Male and Female Runners.
Age group awards: 14& Under, 15-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, and 60+


Bib Pickup Information:
EARLY BAG PICK UP for Runners & Walkers:
Friday, October 12th
Location & Time TBD

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Corporate Partnership and Sponsor Information

Dear Corporate & Community Relations Director, 

Welcome to CCDSIG’s 20th year of celebrating the Upside of Down Syndrome!  The Chester County Down Syndrome Interest Group (CCDSIG) is a nonprofit organization that began in 1998 with a group of parents who wanted to meet for social contact and support. Today our goals include reaching out to new families, providing educational and social opportunities for our existing members, and educating the community in order to promote awareness and inclusion of persons with Down syndrome. 

Our Mission is all about the UPSIDE of Down syndrome. 

  • Unite all members, including people with Down syndrome, their families, friends and acquaintances
  • Provide outreach to new families, give them information, networking opportunities and support
  • Supply a means of social interaction for all members
  • Inform families of current research and topics of interest regarding Down syndrome
  • Develop community and educational programs to empower individuals with Down syndrome
  • Educate the community to increase awareness, acceptance and inclusion of people with Down syndrome

CCDSIG is a grassroots organization and we are always looking for new ways to improve our process and create more opportunities for our families. Did you know the CCDSIG was recently featured in Main Line Today and MetroKids? We are extremely proud of our founder and president, Elaine Scott.  We would not be where we are today without her! 

As you know, the Buddy Walk & Family Run & Fun Day is our biggest event and fundraiser of the year with over 1000 people in attendance. We are thrilled to announce our 2018 CCDSIG Family Run & Fun Day and Buddy Walk will be held on Sunday, October 14th at West Goshen Community Park, West Chester, PA. Once again, the activities will kick off with our 3rd annual 3.21 Go Run 5k and Fun Run followed by our 18th Annual Buddy Walk. 

This year, sponsors have even more ways to support the CCDSIG. Your company can sponsor a carnival game, food truck, sound system, entertainment, pony rides, inflatable zone, new 3.21 Go Run medals, event t-shirts, the 5k, the fun run, and even more.  Contact buddywalk@ccdsig.org for more information. 

Some of the benefits of corporate sponsorship include:

  • Your company name/logo on the event t-shirt that all attendees will receive.
  • Your company’s business information (pamphlets, cards, etc.) included in swag bags.
  • Your company featured in an article & your company profile in CCDSIG newsletter, social media pages, and newly designed website.
  • Your company name or logo on the newly designed CCDSIG website (launching March 21st) and on our event pages (social media sites, Family Fun Day page, registration page).
  • Your company name or logo on individual signage prominently displayed for the top-level sponsors.
  • A company booth with a 6 foot table and 2 chairs under a tent at our event.
  • Most importantly, the opportunity to be part of a wonderful community event focused on public awareness and inclusion for individuals with Down syndrome. 

Remember, Your sponsorship provides funding for CCDSIG’s local community outreach - education, training, scholarships & activity funding - and partner organizations including The ARC of Chester County, Special Olympics, Bournelyf Special Camp, Adaptive PE programs at West Chester University, inclusive programs at schools & universities, Best Buddy programs as well as the important work of the National Down Syndrome Society.

Thank you for considering corporate sponsorship for the 2018 CCDSIG Family Fun Day. Be certain that your donation will make a huge difference for the Down syndrome community and the CCDSIG families.  If you have questions about becoming a sponsor please contact us at 610-889-0291 or buddywalk@ccdsig.org.                        

Sincerest thanks,

Dana Wainstein, CCDSIG Transitioning President

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Vendor & Event Space available

We welcome Community Partners, Crafters, and Vendors to interact with the Down syndrome Community. Space will be reserved when application & payment are received.  All applications will be processed in the order they are received. 

 $35 Community Partners Crafter & Vendor event Space includes a 6 foot table and two chairs.

Each vendor/community  must provide 1 item/basket for raffle, minimum value of $25. Please send a description of item/basket to buddywalk@ccdsig.org.  All monies will be donated to CCDSIG.  Raffle item can be dropped off to our fun day committee by emailing buddywalk@ccdsig.org.  All raffle items must be received by September 15th, 2018. Raffle items will be raffled off during the event or may be combined to create a silent auction basket – All proceeds from raffle sales will be donated to CCDSIG. 

 Please feel free to bring your own popup 10x10 tent, a tablecloth and items for display.  Keep in mind weather and wind conditions when preparing your table displays.  Paperweights are highly recommended.

This is a Rain or Shine Event.  If you do not attend due to weather or personal schedule change, please understand that this is a charity event and refunds will not be possible.

Set up will begin as early as 9am; tear down at 2 pm.

Please park in the ARC parking lot at 900 Lawrence Drive.  We will have volunteers meet you to help you carry your things and guide you to your assigned table space.

We welcome you to bring interactive games, giveaways, or activities to attract families to your table.

 

OCTOBER 14th event is from @11am-2pm.  Set-up is at 10am.  This is a RAIN OR SHINE EVENT! Clean-up 2pm-3pm

Questions?? buddywalk@ccdsig.org

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5K Course Map
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CCDSIG Family Run & Fun Day Map
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