Run for 3.21

Run for 3.21 is going to the West Coast!

The 2024 Run for 3.21 will take place March 21-23, 2024. The team will run 340+ miles from Los Angeles, CA to Las Vegas, NV beginning at 4 am PT on Thursday, March 21, and will finish Saturday, March 23, 2024. The team will spend more than 50 hours running relay-style through the Mojave Desert, day and night, to complete the course. Participants must be able to run 35-45 miles over a three-day period in desert-like conditions including uneven terrain, extreme weather, and wildlife.  

team of runners in a line smiling at the camera

The fundraising requirement is $5,000 per runner. Each participant will be responsible for their own transportation to and from the event. A room block will be secured for the night before the event.  

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Check out this video from our last LALV Run for 3.21!

Past Photos

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2023 Run for 3.21 Recap

The National Down Syndrome Society (NDSS) collaborated with GiGi’s Playhouse: Down Syndrome Achievement Centers and the National Down Syndrome Congress (NDSC) for the 2023 Run for 3.21, March 17-19, 2023. It was a great honor to have members of multiple organizations participating in this impactful event and running for the Down syndrome community.  The team consisted of 26 runners who cumulatively ran 260+ miles from New York City to Washington D.C. in celebration of World Down Syndrome Day. 

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Learn more about sponsoring future NDSS Run for 3.21 events.                                                                                               

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