Sunday, October 20th 2019 is the annual Step Up 4 Down Syndrome Walk and 5k Run event at Markham Park. There will be family filled fun following the walk as well as breakfast for participants. This event is focused on raising money for Broward Gold Coast Down Syndrome Organization, a non-profit parent support group working to enhance the lives of individuals with Down syndrome in Broward County.
Our 5k Run will begin promptly at 7:30am. 5k registrants will receive a t-shirt, finisher medal, and a race bib with BTAG device for timing. Failure to wear a timing chip during the event will disqualify the participant from being scored in the results. Awards will be given shortly after the race to:
The top 3 male/female runners
The top master male/female runners
The top 3 male/female runners in the following age group categories: 6-9, 10-14, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, and 70+
We are offering a Virtual 5k Race Participant for those who want to take part in the 5k and receive a finisher medal. Shipping is included in the cost. Purchase a t-shirt for a small additional fee if you’d like.
Our walk will begin promptly at 8:30am led by individuals with Down syndrome. Breakfast will be provided after the walk and run. There will be a DJ, Rock Wall, Bounce House, Raffles, Personal Ponies, and much more!