Events Details


Thank you to everyone who supported us in 2017! We hope you will join us again next year.




What:   Virtual 3.21 mile fun run/walk

When:  Friday, 3.17.17 - Tuesday, 3.26.17 (Note new dates) 

Where: Anywhere in the world (your favorite path, track or even the treadmill)

Time:   Any day/time that fits your schedule

Who:    Anyone of any ability - all are welcome to join us

Cost:    $32.10 for adults / $21.00 for children & DS/trisomy 21 participants

Charities:  Gigi's Playhouse
                 Schreiber Pediatric Rehab Center

                 Global Down Syndrome Foundation

Rock Your Socks is a fundraising activity to help raise awareness and celebrate World Down Syndrome Day (3.21.17) as well as funds to support 3 excellent Down Syndrome Charities.

The week of 3.21.17 (between March 17-26), run or walk 3.21 miles (just over a 5k) as part of the 2017 Rock Your Socks for #elizakakes & Friends Virtual fun run/walk. Because it is "virtual" anyone can participate from anywhere in the world.  To register just follow the "Registration" link on the website. And even if you don't register for the event, remember to wear a pair of crazy socks on 3.21 in support of and to bring awareness to the Down Syndrome community.

People of all skill levels can participate because you pick the day, time of day, pace, location to run, etc. that best fits your schedule and ability.  It can be a run/walk at the health club or school track, at your local mall, on your favorite running path or trail, or even a walk or run on the treadmill. You decide what is best for you. How about running 3.21 miles on 3.21.17 at 3:21 pm in 32:10 (32 minutes, 10 seconds)? (Click here to find out the importance of 3.21). All we ask is that you wear a pair of CRAZY LOOKING SOCKS while you complete the event - the crazier the better!! 

Please join us in raising awareness and funds for our designated Down Syndrome Charities!!!!

Contest Information

Lots of Prizes will be Awarded Including:

1.  All registered runners and walkers will receive a custom designed ROCK YOUR SOCKS medal and ribbon for their participation.

2. Prizes will also be awarded for the craziest socks. How crazy can you get? Make them real crazy and you might win a prize. Categories include adults, kids, and pets with the craziest socks!

3. Most funds raised

​4. And Random prizes will also be awarded for posting pictures in the Photo Albums.

Note: Everyone is encouraged to wear crazy socks on 3.21.18 and post your pictures in the photo album, but you must be a registered participant to earn a medal and be eligible for a prize.