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Buddy Walk®/5K 2018

  • Rash Field Key Highway Baltimore, MD United States (map)


CDSPG invites you to join us - so REGISTER NOW and SAVE THE DATE!  We are pleased to announce that the 5th Annual Baltimore Buddy Walk will be held Sunday, October 21, 2018. We are excited for our community’s biggest celebration of the year!

This year we will unite as a community in the Inner Harbor walking along the beautiful promenade and celebrating at Rash Field. Stay tuned for all the details as we line up a fantastic day of entertainment, awareness, and fun for the whole Down syndrome community in central Maryland.

Sign up, create a team, share with friends and family and mark your calendar for a brilliant day of celebration!  We can’t wait!

Since 1995, the Buddy Walk® has become the premier advocacy event for Down syndrome in the United States. It is also the world’s most widely recognized public awareness program for the Down syndrome community.

Entry Fees

Adult 5K Runner: $30

Child 5K Runner: $15

Adult Walker: $20

Child Walker: $15

Individual W/Down syndrome: $0

Packet Pickup

The Arc of Baltimore - 10AM to 2PM
7215 York Rd,
Baltimore, MD 21212.

Race Day Schedule

  • 8:00 am: Packet Pickup/Registration

  • 8:30 am: 5K Run

  • 9:15 am: Walk Kick-off Announcements

  • 9:30 am: Buddy Walk® Start

  • 9:30 am - 12: After Walk Activities


Rash Field is conveniently located next to the Maryland Science Center at Baltimore’s Inner Harbor in downtown Baltimore. The address is 201 Key Hwy, Baltimore, MD 21230. The 5k Race Route is highlighted on the map in blue. The race starts near point A, going to point B and returning back to point A.


If you register by the t-shirt registration deadline (9/21/18), you will be guaranteed a free Buddy Walk t-shirt. On the day of the walk, there will be a limited amount of extra t-shirts available. But be sure to register by before the deadline to be guaranteed your Buddy Walk t-shirt!

Weather & Event Cancellation

Please review the Charm City Run Weather and Event Cancellation policy here prior to registering for this event. If you have any questions about the policy please email us at prior to registering.