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2014

Down Syndrome

Festival & 5K

The deadline to receive an event t-shirt with your 5K registration is September 10, 2014 at 5 p.m.

Registration for the 5K will remain open online until September 17, 2014 at 5 p.m., and we will offer on-site registration the day of the event at 7 a.m., but t-shirts WILL NOT be available if registered after the deadline above.

DOWN SYNDROME FESTIVAL & 5K PACKET PICK-UP INFORMATION

Packet pick-up for 5K participants will take place from 4-7 p.m. on Thursday, September 18, and 11 a.m.-7 p.m. on Friday, September 19, on the patio of Pizza 23 (600 NW 23rd St. in Oklahoma City).

If you cannot pick-up your packet on either of these days, you can do so on the day of the event starting at 7 a.m.

PLEASE READ! IMPORTANT INFORMATION REGARDING WALK TIME CHANGE

 

Due to restrictions being placed on our event by the City of Oklahoma City, the walk (one lap around the ballpark) that has taken place at noon in the past will NOW TAKE PLACE AT 9:30 A.M. We apologize for any inconvenience, but we have to adhere to the times and routes the city implements.

The 5K will begin at 8 a.m. and the awareness walk (one lap around the ballpark) will begin at 9:30 a.m. Gates will open and the festival fun begins at approximately 9:40 a.m.

REGISTER YOUR TEAM TODAY!

 

Down Syndrome OKC ThunderRegister your team today and start fundraising to receive AWESOME incentives!

Every team that turns in (or raises online) at least $1,000 online by 11:59 p.m. on September 17, 2014, will be entered into a grand prize drawing that includes four lower-level tickets to an Oklahoma City Thunder game and a $200 Mickey Mantle's gift card.

Down Syndrome OKC Thunder

All teams that turn in (or raise online) $250 online by 11:59 p.m. on September 17, 2014, will receive a free Down Syndrome Festival & 5K t-shirt, 2015 Bountiful Blessings Calendar and Team Photo on the day of the walk.

2014 Down Syndrome Festival & 5K

 

Down Syndrome Festival & 5KThe DSACO Festival & 5K (formerly Buddy Walk) will be held on September 20, 2014 at the Bricktown Ballpark. This year we expect attendance at our walk and 5K to exceed 6,000!

The Festival & 5K is the major, annual fundraising event for the Down Syndrome Association of Central Oklahoma. All monies raised will stay in the central Oklahoma area to fund the various activities and programs supported by DSACO.

The event is open to the public. The 5K will begin at 8 a.m. and the awareness walk (one lap around the ballpark) will begin at 9:30 a.m. Gates will open and the festival fun begins at approximately 9:40 a.m. at the Chickasaw Bricktown Ballpark. Activities will include raffles, moon bounces, petting zoo, games, music, and much
more!

2014 Festival & 5K Run and Walk Route

 

2014 Festival & 5K Run Route

*Please note this year's walk route has moved east of the ballpark and will proceed through Bricktown.

Who do proceeds benefit?

  All proceeds raised from the Festival and 5K will benefit the families the Down Syndrome Association of Central Oklahoma serves. Our mission is “to raise awareness and provide support, as well as promote acceptance and inclusion for people with Down syndrome.”

We accomplish these goals through a number of programs including, but not limited to:

Down Syndrome Oklahoma• Kylee’s Kitchen (teen & self-advocate microwave-based cooking classes for independent living)

• Learning Lab & Tutoring Center

• Family and Teen/Adult Social Events

• Parent to Parent Support Groups

Down Syndrome Oklahoma• New Parent Packets and Quarterly Breakfasts

• Lending Library

• Workshops with local and national speakers geared towards parents, educators and medical professionals

Why should you support DSACO?

2014 Festival & 5K Fundraising Goal

Goal
$150,000

Raised
$117,481

101 Teams

888 Walkers

Count Down

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THANK YOU TO OUR SPONSORS!