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Step Up for Down Syndrome Walk & 5k Run

Sunday, November 6, 2016 | William Land Park, Village Green (corner of Freeport & Sutterville)



This is your big chance to give back! DSIA needs your help raising funds to continue our programs and outreach into 2017 and beyond.

All of our teams have helped raise important funds! Keep up the awesome work! As excited as we are about fundraising, we are also excited about the day of the walk and picnic. Just a reminder, the Walk is on November 6th from 8am- 12pm at William Land Park. We have some great activities planned including:

*1 mile walk and/or 5k Run
*Food Trucks from Chando's Tacos, Kado’s Asian Grill and Cecil's Taste, Yolanda's Tamales will all be available to purchase food from! Enjoy!
*Fire Truck Display
*Bounce Houses
*Kids Activity Center
*Resource Tables from Local Agencies
*Entertainment from Dusty's Puppets and Music to Grow On
*Bake Sale Table - 100 % of the profits benefit DSIA
*Popsicles and Hot Chocolate from Umpqua Bank
*Now 100.5 Radio
Vendor Tables: Nina's Naturals ((Edible) lip balm, face/body scrub, spray mist) - 100% of the profits benefit DSIA!

8:00am: 5k Run Registration Opens
9:00am: 5k Run Starts
9:00am: Walk Registration Opens
10:00am: Walk Starts
11:00 Lunch & Entertainment

Follow this link for a map of the park:

Most Spirited Team: 15 passes to Sunrise Rollerland - Take your team to celebrate!
Most Funds Raised: Strider Bike

Prizes will be awarded to the team with the highest donations* (including
recognition on the 2017 walk t-shirt) and the team with the most spirit!

*The cut off for team with the “highest donations” is Saturday, November 5th at midnight. Prize will be awarded based on online figures that day. And you may continue to receive donations through December 31, 2016!

Step Up Walk Registration Fees

Adults (ages 12 and over)
•$15 - Regular Fee
• $20 – Late registration after October 6

Children (ages 11 and under)
• $10 - Regular Fee
• $15 - Late registration after October 6

Step Up 5K Run Registration Fees
(If you registered for the run, you are automatically registered for the walk, if you would like to participate in that also.)

Adults (ages 12 and over)
• $25 - Regular Fee
• $30 – Late registration after October 6

Children (ages 11 and under)
• $20 - Regular Fee
• $25 - Late registration after October 6

NEW THIS YEAR ~ School Team Group Registration for groups of 25 students ~ $100

The Day of the Walk, you are able to make donations and register also. Only cash or check is accepted at that time.

Your participation not only increases awareness and celebrates hope, it also ensures that DSIA will be able to continue to provide support, education, resources, and much-needed (and loved!) events to our community.

“The Step Up walk is a blast! We love coming to hang out with our friends and family, and every year we make new friends. The best part… by raising money to support DSIA, I know we’re supporting the Down syndrome community as a whole.” – A Local Mom

Important Deadlines

Thursday, October 6 | Last day to be guaranteed a t-shirt with
registration, registration price increases

Thursday, November 3, midnight | Last day to register online; after this deadline you must register in person at the walk

Working toward a community where people with Down syndrome are empowered, respected as individuals, and accepted as valued participants in neighborhood schools, community activities, and the business world.

In 2017, Registration will be mandatory for all those participating. If you have not registered online, you will need to register the day of at the Step Up Walk, or you will not be allowed to participate.

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