Teams Watson and Hankinson at the Big D Texas Marathon on April 14. The two families combined to raise over $20,000 in support of Ds cognitive research. RDS Runners received this post race report from Paul Watson:
Well the run is done, and we had 2 special boys join us on the 5k!!! Nathan Watson and Chase Hankinson, both completed the course to cheering fans and announcements at the start and finish line of the RDS Runners team. Many thanks to all of you for helping us raise $20,120!!!! We met our team goal, and blew away our individual goal! Every donation was essential to meet the team goal of $20,000.
Our wonderful sponsors were amazing!
Platinum: Northstar Bank Mortgage
Gold: Infosys, MIR 3, Ben E Keith/Michelob Ultra, TATA Consulting, United Healthcare, Viewpoint Bank, Cognizant, Global Down Syndrome Foundation
Silver: Brinks Corporation, EMF Company, B&G Custom Service
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Teams Watson and Hankinson at the race.
Research Down Syndrome is proud to announce that RDS Runners is an official charity partner for the 2013 Marine Corps Marathon. The marathon is on Sunday, October 27 this year.
Open registration for the MCM has not sold out, but charity registration is now open. If you are interested in participating in the marathon we have charity slots available. You can contact RDS at firstname.lastname@example.org for more race information.
Our Texas Marathon team will be participating in the Texas Marathon Weekend in Dallas is just under two weeks. The team has raised almost $20,000 for Down syndrome research!!!
Thank you to the Watsons and Hankinsons on our Texas Marathon RDS Runners team, and all RDS Runners…You are helping re-state public support for Ds cognitive research, and helping RDS change the course in understanding and treating intellectual disabilities in persons with Down syndrome.
We thank our RDS Runners sponsors of this event. The list of sponsors can be seen in the picture below on the back of our Texas Marathon team shirts.