Chicago Marathon Registration is Now Open

Registration for the 2014 Bank of America Chicago Marathon opens today. The only way to receive guaranteed entry for the marathon is through a charity slot.

RDS Runners have a limited number of charity slots available for the marathon. Any interested runners can contact RDS Runners at or visit the Chicago Marathon page on the RDS website for more information.



Marine Corps Marathon Lottery Now Open

Lottery registration for the Marine Corps Marathon is currently open. RDS Runners does not have guaranteed entries for the race this year, and any runners interested in participating in the Marine Corps Marathon should sign up for the lottery to try and obtain entry into the race.

Any questions about the Marine Corps Marathon can be sent to RDS Runners at


Gasparilla 1/2 Marathon

In less than one week, RDS Runner Richard Huckaby will be running in the Gasparilla Half Marathon in Tampa. Read his beautiful message on his fundraising page. His inspiration is his daugther Bella:
Richard, his family, friends and co-workers are closing in on $5,000 for RDS and DS cognitive research.
Thank you Richard. Have a great race this weekend…
Have Fun…Stay Safe…Be Strong

                            Bella Grace Huckaby

RDS Runners Partners With the 2014 Bank of America Chicago Marathon

Who’s planning on running the 2014 Bank of America Chicago Marathon? Do you have friends or family interested in running in one of America’s great events? RDS Runners is again one of the select charity partners with entries into this high demand race.

Please pass this news on to your runner friends. With your help, RDS Runners will be spreading awareness of the promise of Down syndrome cognitive research, as they run in a field of 40,000 runners in view of millions of cheering spectators. Let’s do it! Let’s Race for the Extraordinary and raise many thousands of dollars to support this remarkable research initiative!


RDS Runners News

Happy Freezing Wednesday everyone!

Four RDS Runners in January and February:
Kathy Rogers in Charleston, Christopher Root in Houston, Betty Jones at Disneyland and Richard Huckaby(upcoming Feb. 23 race in Tampa) set fundraising goals that totaled $6,000. Well, the amount raised is at $8,870 and counting. Thank You!

Maybe we need to have a little discussion about goal setting, RDS says smilingly!

                                Kathy Rogers and Julia

                              Betsy Jones at Disneyland