Juliette’s Race, an annual 5K run and 2.5K walk benefitting the Down Syndrome Foundation, will be held this year on August 18, 2018 at Como Park! This race is open to everyone and will take place on the walking path at Como Lake Park in St. Paul. As in past years, we anticipate having a range of runners from the very competitive to casual joggers–all levels are welcome!
PARKING: Parking is available in either of the parking lots adjacent to the Lakeside Pavillion at Como Lake. They are located immediately south or north of the pavillion on Lexington Avenue. The official start line is just north of the pavillion, while the finish line is located south of the pavillion. There should be sufficient parking for the race between the two lots, and the race course does not interfere with the parking lots, so they can remain open during the race.
RACE DAY REGISTRATION: Registration will be available prior to the race, near the pavillion. Please arrive at least half an hour before the race (by 8:30 a.m.) to allow time to register and receive your race number. Donations will continue to be accepted on this website, but will also be taken in cash, check, or card at the race.
NEW THIS YEAR: Everyone who donates OR participates in the race will be entered into a drawing for two free domestic roundtrip tickets anywhere Sun Country flies in the lower 48 states! Courtesy of Sun Country Airlines, of course!
DONATIONS: We suggest a donation of $20, however, a donation is not required to participate.
A note from Juliette’s family:
We consider it a privilege to raise our sweet, hilarious, capable Juliette. She has enriched our lives and the lives of all those around her. We started this race to share Juliette’s story and to show the world and our community that there is nothing “wrong” with Juliette – or any other person with Down syndrome – and there is a whole lot we can learn from them. We hope you’ll join us in celebrating Juliette, supporting the Down Syndrome Foundation and giving these amazing kids the opportunity to go to summer camp!
Please join us on August 18th at Como Lake Park in St. Paul!
2015 RESULTS: Click here for a PDF download!