Register for the 2018 Race4Respect
2018 is the DC Race4Respect™ FIVE YEAR ANNIVERSARY!!
Race4Respect™ is the only 5K and 1K Kids Dash in the nation’s capital dedicated to Down Syndrome Awareness. The 5K is a UASTF timed race on the most coveted course in Washington, DC. Enjoy an inspiring atmosphere with fantastic views of the White House, The Capitol, Washington Monument among many other DC treasures. Strollers, wheel chairs and walkers are welcome; Race4Respect™ is a family friendly event! Check out the course map HERE.
5 YEAR ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION!!
Devenio, Inc. is please to announce that we are welcoming Cristina, Elena, Megan, Rachel, Sean and Steven from A&E's Emmy Award Winning Reality Show, Born This Way, to the 2018 Race4Respect™! The six cast members will be celebrating Down Syndrome Awareness with us on Pennsylvania Ave. for our 5 Year Anniversary celebration on June 2nd!
In addition, we will offer a celebratory brunch with the cast members immediately following the race at Elephant & Castle (directly behind the finish line). To win a ticket to this VIP event, all you need to do is be one of the first one hundred and fifty (150) people who raise a minimum of $321, which directly supports the R4R special education grants!
Each winning ticket package includes: one 5K R4R registration*, a commemorative 5 year R4R anniversary long sleeve shirt, brunch plus two (2) drink tickets and a R4R intention bracelet...not to mention individual photo opportunities with the Born This Way cast members!!
Pack Pick Up:
- Thurs. 5/31 4-8pm
- Fri. 6/1 12-5pm @ Potomac River Running Store in DC (919 F St NW, Washington, DC 20004)
- Sat. 6/2 7-8:30am
Onsite at race.
*This will close promptly at 8:30pm to ensure race starts on time!
Be a part of the Born This Way in DC no matter where you live! People from ACROSS THE COUNTRY will be running in honor of their connection to Down syndrome with family, friends, co-workers, classmates or even solo as part of the 2018 Race4Respect™!
- Virtual runners will receive a race t-shirt, medal and bib!
- Registration for the Virtual R4R will close 5/20/2018!
R4R TeamUp School Challenge:
Race4Respect™ is committed to serving individuals with Down syndrome by supporting their entire community. The TeamUp School Challenge awards special education grants to school teams. In 2017, R4R awarded three grants to schools who have implemented programs and services to support individuals with Down syndrome and other disabilities within their schools to achieve a more inclusive environment.
- Click HERE to Submit Application. (Winning teams are required to have at least 21 5K runners on their team to receive a special education grant prize)
- Click HERE to read requirements and guidelines.
Special 5th Anniversary shirt for sale!
(available for purchase in registration or on Race4Respect™ Store.)