Ava’s 5K for Down Syndrome is an annual 5K race and 1 mile fun run, held in Mount Airy, Maryland, that fosters inclusion through awareness of individuals with Down syndrome. The 5K race is a multi surface race, which includes both pavement and gravel. Participants start at Watkins Park, pass through historic downtown Mount Airy, MD, continue on the newly developed Rails to Trails, and finish in Watkins Park. The 1 Mile Fun Run is a paved surface, stroller friendly, and suitable for all levels of participation.
The fun doesn’t end when the race is over! Participants and spectators can enjoy a family friendly, post event festival including; beer garden, petting zoo, music, vendors, moon bounce, games, and much more.
Ava’s 5K for Down Syndrome is a chip-timed race.
The 4th annual Ava’s 5K for Down Syndrome is scheduled for Saturday May 19, 2018. Registration will open on Monday January 01, 2018.
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