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Upcoming RDS Runners Events

(Not inclusive; Join any other event you wish, Fun Runs to Ultras)

  • March 15, 2015 – United Airlines NYC Half Marathon (Sold Out)
  • March 21, 2015 - World Down Syndrome Day Virtual Run/Walk
  • April 12, 2015 – Cherry Blossom 10K (Washington, DC)
  • April 18, 2015 - Carmel Marathon (IN)
  • April 24, 2015 – New Jersey Half Marathon
  • April 25, 2015 – Nashville Country Music Marathon & Half Marathon
  • June 12, 2015 – 24 Hour Relay Run (NJ)
  • July 26, 2015 – San Francisco Marathon
  • September 19, 2015 – Air Force Marathon Weekend
  • Ocotber 4, 2015 – Twin Cities Marathon Weekend
  • October 11, 2015 - Bank of America Chicago Marathon
  • November 1, 2015 - TCS New York City Marathon
  • November, 2015 – Light the Path 5K


RDS Runners has become the national program to greatly expand public support for Down syndrome research. Race for the Extraordinary! Compete as an RDS Runner to support research that will lead to drug therapies that will increase life opportunities for persons with Down syndrome. 

RDS Runners compete Any Race… Any Place… Any Date… 

    – First time runners, learn more here. - 

Fundraise in any type of race: Fun Runs / 5Ks / 10Ks / Half Marathons / Full Marathons / Triathalons 

Obtain your official RDS Runners shirts at the RDS Runners Oline Apparel Store.

RDS Runners: 

  1. Have access to a professional running trainer to assist them with any training questions. 
  2. Provided an online fundraising page for their event on the website Crowdrise that is used for all RDS Runners' events. 


Visit the RDS Runners blog to read about upcoming races. Pictures and stories are also posted. Send pictures to rdsrunners@researchds.org to be included on the runners blog and website. "Like" the Research Down Syndrome Facebook page for updates on RDS Runners as well as general RDS news and research updates.

For more information about RDS Runners, future races, and how to join the team, contact RDS now at rdsrunners@researchds.org.