LA Marathon & The LA Big 5K

Published on August 9, 2019

Run for Down Syndrome and Add Gratitude to Your Miles!


Join #TeamNDSS for the LA Marathon & The LA Big 5K!


Race and Registration Details:

Date: March 7-8, 2020

Location: Los Angeles, CA

Join #TeamNDSS for our first race on the West Coast! NDSS has been chosen as an official charity partner for the 2020 LA Marathon (March 8, 2020) and The LA BIG 5K (March 7, 2020).

Come run 26.2 with over 24,000 athletes from all 50 states and more than 67 countries.  This iconic marathon will begin at Dodger Stadium and finish in Santa Monica.

If 26.2 is not your jam, join us for the family-friendly 5K! The 5K race is open to participants of all ages and abilities, including runners, walkers and strollers. Experience an iconic run through Los Angeles as you run through beautiful Elysian Park before a rewarding finish set against the backdrop of world-famous Dodger Stadium

To be considered for the LA Marathon and/or The LA Big 5K through #TeamNDSS, please complete the application form with your participant information, agree to the fundraising commitment and submit payment of your non-refundable registration fee through the link provided.

Runner Requirements:

  • All marathon participants must fundraise a minimum of $800 to run for #TeamNDSS
  • All 5K participants must fundraise a minimum of $350 to run for #TeamNDSS
  • Race registration is INCLUDED with your fundraising
  • $25 Team Fee

Benefits of Running for #TeamNDSS:

  • Guaranteed Race Entry with NDSS
  • #TeamNDSS team tank and swag
  • A personal fundraising page to help you reach your fundraising goal
  • Network of teammates to offer support and motivation
  • Access to a #TeamNDSS certified run coach and training plan


How would you like to join #TeamNDSS at the LA Marathon/ LA Big 5K Weekend?

  • I would like a guaranteed bib for the LA Marathon through #TeamNDSS
  • I already have a bib for the LA Marathon and/or LA Big 5K, but I would like to join #TeamNDSS
  • I am not running but I would like to join the #TeamNDSS Fan Zone* to receive an official NDSS t-shirt and drawstring bag
    • *Not running but want to cheer on your friends and family who are? You can sign up for the #TeamNDSS Fan Zone for $25 and receive an official NDSS T-Shirt and a drawstring bag to get ready to cheer on the sidelines!

If you have any questions, please email