Runners And Walkers Join Together For Kids With Down Syndrome

September 13, 2012
26th annual BWI Run/Walk to benefit Kennedy Krieger Institute’s Down Syndrome Clinic

(Baltimore, MD) – Lace up your sneakers and race to the finish line with Northrop Grumman and Kennedy Krieger Institute on Sunday, September 30th for the 26th Annual BWI Run/Walk. Northrop Grumman and Kennedy Krieger Institute will once again partner together to host the annual event, which raises money for Kennedy Krieger Institute’s Down Syndrome Clinic. The family-friendly event welcomes runners and walkers of all ages and abilities to participate in the four-mile run and two-mile family walk.

Participants will receive a complimentary t-shirt and continental breakfast, as well as enjoy entertainment, raffles and random prizes. 

Online team fundraising is available, allowing participants to build teams, create web pages and secure donations from supporters online. To get started, please register at http://www.northropgrumman.com/airportrun/ .

For the past 26 years, over 25,000 runners and walkers have participated in the event raising more than $500,000 or Kennedy Krieger Institute’s Down Syndrome Clinic.

What: 26th Annual BWI Run/Walk Even
   
When:

Sunday, September 30, 2012
Registration 7:30 to 8:15 a.m.
4-Mile Run and 2-Mile Family Walk begin at 8:50 a.m.

   
Where:

BWI Airport Midfield Cargo Complex, Building G
Mathison Way (off Aviation Boulevard), Linthicum, MD, 21240

   
Cost: Advance Registration (prior to September 14)
  2-Mile Walk 4-Mile Run
Adults $20 $25
Children 13 (and under) $10 $10
   
  After September 14th all registration fees increase by $5 for adults and $10 for children 13 and under.
   
For Information / Registration Call 410-923-7300 or visit www.events.kennedykrieger.org or http://www.northropgrumman.com/airportrun/

About Kennedy Krieger Institute

Internationally recognized for improving the lives of children and adolescents with disorders and injuries of the brain and spinal cord, the Kennedy Krieger Institute in Baltimore, MD serves more than 18,000 individuals each year through inpatient and outpatient clinics, home and community services and school-based programs. Kennedy Krieger provides a wide range of services for children with developmental concerns mild to severe, and is home to a team of investigators who are contributing to the understanding of how disorders develop while pioneering new interventions and earlier diagnosis. For more information on Kennedy Krieger Institute, visit www.kennedykrieger.org.