The Step UP for Down Syndrome 5K & Family Festival features a competitive 5K run, a one-mile advocacy walk/fun run and free family festival that celebrates the many ABILITIES and ACCOMPLISHMENTS of people with Down syndrome in the greater Richmond, Charlottesville & Central Virginia areas.
5K Run: Starts at 8:30AM
1 Mile Advocacy Walk/Fun Run Mile: Starts 10 am
Join us for a FREE Family Festival: 9 am – 1 pm
FREE Family-Friendly Entertainment & Activities
5th Annual Fashion Show featuring individuals with Down syndrome
The Great DSAGR Pumpkin Patch
Superstars Celebration at the Finish Line
Sponsor, Exhibitor, & Advocacy Displays
We are a pet-friendly event!
DSAGR continues to be a leader in the disability community. We are proud to provide innovative programs and services to more than 400 families in five cities and 20 counties throughout Central Virginia. We believe that all individuals with Down syndrome have the right to live, work, and recreate in their communities, and we provide services and programs that help all individuals with Down syndrome reach their potential.
As we move into the next phase of growth, we are excited for what the future has to bring. Our future objectives include improving education and employment outcomes, understanding and improving the challenges of aging and continuing to seek out and serve those of diverse backgrounds. Thank you for STEPPING UP and embracing the mission of DSAGR and for your continued partnership in making our dreams a reality for those who live with Down syndrome!