2017 Buddy Walk Augusta

Sunday, October 01, 2017

Benefiting MAINE DOWN SYNDROME NETWORK

Join us Sunday, October 1, for a day of family fun and festivities celebrating the abilities and accomplishments of Mainers with Down syndrome!  Maine Down Syndrome Network is proud to sponsor our 8th Annual walk at Capitol Park, Augusta.  PLEASE NOTE!  Our Portland walk will be held on Sunday, September 24 at Payson Park in Portland.  Registration and fundraising for our Portland walk can be found here: https://www.firstgiving.com/dsmaine/2017-buddy-walk-Portland.

Check In/Registration begins at 11:30 am, Welcome & Awards at 12:30, Walk at 1:00 and Lunch begins at 1:30.  Activities, games and entertainment will be ongoing all day! 

Registration fees are $15 for an adult (18 and over), $5 for children (1-17) and free for our honored guests, Mainers with Down syndrome.  The fee includes a t-shirt (when pre-registered by 9/8), lunch, games, entertainment and a great day of fun!   Don't forget to bring a little extra for our fun awareness items, fabulous raffles and pre-walk snacks. 

Please form or join a team!  Come up with a great name, encouage your family and friends to join with you, and fundraise!  

Team Prizes

We're excited to offer our teams incentives this year!  Please note incentives will be awarded based on your team totals on September 8, 2016.  

$300 -  Team t-shirts (colored shirt with your team name across shoulders)   for all members registered by 9/8.  Please note that any team members registered after that date MAY recieve a white Buddy Walk t-shirt, but only while supplies last.  To be guaranteed a shirt, they must register online by 9/8.

$750 - Six (6) MDSN waterbottles, Team t-shirts (colored shirt with your team name across shoulders)for all members registered by 9/8. Please note that any team members registered after that date MAY recieve a white Buddy Walk t-shirt, but only while supplies last.  To be guaranteed a shirt, they must register online by 9/8.

$1000  - Twelve (12) MDSN waterbottles, Team t-shirts (colored shirt with your team name across shoulders)for all members registered by 9/8 and Awareness banner at the 2018 Walk with your buddy's picture. Please note that any team members registered after that date MAY recieve a white Buddy Walk t-shirt, but only while supplies last.  To be guaranteed a shirt, they must register online by 9/8.

 And, as in the past, we will also award team prizes at each site on the day of the walk.  Our most coveted top prize will be awarded to the top fundraising team overall, but we'll also award prizes for the top fundraising team at each site, the team with the most spirit, the biggest team, and the team from furthest away!

*The top team prize will be determined at 12am September 23, 2016, and will be based on team donation totals on Firstgiving.  If offline donation amounts are included in these totals, they must be received and verifyed at check-in on walk day.  MDSN reserves the right to pick an alternate winner if it becomes necessary.