The leading human rights organization for all individuals with Down syndrome.

National Down Syndrome Society
8 E 41st Street, 8th Floor
New York New York 10017
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2017 TCS New York City Marathon

Run for Down Syndrome and Add Gratitude to Your Miles!

NDSS is excited to announce that we have been selected as an Official Charity Partner for the 2017 TCS New York City Marathon! On Sunday, November 5, 2017 athletes from all over the world will run through New York City's five boroughs in the world's largest marathon, our runners among them! If you, or someone you know, would like to run (and fundraise!) for Team NDSS simply fill out the application here!




The Greatest Race in the World

The TCS NYC Marathon is New York City’s greatest block party. With over 50,000 participants and a million spectators, you can traverse all five boroughs of the greatest city in the world, and be a part of the largest marathon to date. Runners gather to test their limits, summon their strength, and take on one of life’s greatest challenges. NDSS is thrilled to have been selected as an official charity partner for this year’s race. Every runner has a story. Let Down syndrome be yours.

Volunteer on Race Day!

Interested in being a part of race-day magic, but wary of running 26.2 miles? Put on Down syndrome awareness apparel and bring your energy and enthusiasm to help NDSS cheer on our runners!

  • Buddy Walk
  • NDSS Yourway
  • NDSS DS-Ambassadors