Event Details

What you should know

This 2021 Virtual Race Series is open to people of all ages and abilities! Whether it’s a family trying to stay fit, or work colleagues who enjoy friendly competition. This event has you covered (Register here)

We’ve outlined a few frequently asked questions below.

When does this event take place?

For each part of the series you will have ONE MONTH to complete each distance and raise funds for the Down Syndrome Centre. You may complete in one day or spread it over the whole month, whatever suits you best! The individual events take place as follows:

5km – April

10km – May

Half Marathon – August

Full Marathon – September

Is this event timed?

You are welcome to complete this event at your own pace, walking, jogging or running! You can submit your time and distance to fundraising@downsyndromecentre.ie

Sounds great, can my children join me?

Absolutely! All finishers whether they walk, jog, or run will receive a bespoke medal. Just make sure to sign up all taking part to make sure enough finishers medals are posted out to you.

How will I keep track and let my friends know?

Don’t worry- we’ve got you covered! We want your friends and family to know how to support you, so please use the hashtag #virtualraceseriesdsc or #virtualraceseries2021 when posting and sharing about our event!

Contact our fundraising team at fundraising@downsyndromecentre.ie for all the social media queries, or visit our Facebook Page to connect with others just like you who are crazy enough to join our team!

Okay, I’m Convinced. So what’s next?

Register for our Virtual Race Series at the link above! Once you’ve registered, you will hear the occasional update from us before each event.

For further questions, send us a message at sarahb@downsyndromecentre.ie

We will be honouring different champions along the way in their training, so share the love and let’s do this thing!

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