Riverbend Down Syndrome Association Buddy Walk/Run/Ride

Saturday, October 20, 2012


Join the Riverbend Down Syndrome Association for day of fun and celebrating individuals with Down syndrome.  We will have a 1.5 mile Buddy Walk® through the beautiful Gardens at Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville. 

Prior to the Buddy Walk we will have a 5k Run and a bike tour (18, 32, 50 miles) 

Note: The Duathalon has been cancelled for this year.


The Buddy Walk is free for all.

To participate in the Bike tour or 5K run a $25 registration fee is required which includes participation, food, and a t-shirt.


This event will have food, music, dancing, prizes, bounce houses, and much more!


Start forming your team now, begin fundraising, and help be part of a community that makes the world a better place for living with Down syndrome!

Race Registration: 7:30 am until start of the event

Bike Tour Starts: 8:30 am

5K Start: 9:00 am

Activities and food: 10:00 am - 1:30 pm

Walk Registration: 9:30 - 11:00 am

Buddy Walk begins: 11:00 am


Instructions for registering a team or for a race.

Event flyer

Bike tour map

5K and Walk campus map

Our event fitness club sponsor is The Cyclery and Fitness Center of Edwardsville