National / Hoffman Estates GiGiFIT Acceptance Challenge

About National / Hoffman Estates GiGiFIT Acceptance Challenge

Don’t have a playhouse near you? Click HERE to join the GiGi’s At Home GiGiFIT Acceptance Challenge

Take the GiGiFIT Acceptance Challenge and join us at NOW Arena on June 12th 2022 to celebrate acceptance and inclusion at our annual 5K, 1 Mile Walk for Acceptance and Dash for Down syndrome!! 


WE, the people of the Down syndrome community, are challenging YOU to move for acceptance – to prove that every person should be accepted for who they are. 


WHEN: Sunday, June 12th at 8:00 AM 

WHERE: NOW Arena (Formally Sears Center)  

WHY: To come together regardless of race, gender, diagnosis, sexual orientation, or religion. To celebrate universal ACCEPTANCE for all people. 


Day of Schedule:  

7:30AM - Check-in/Registration opens  

8:30 AM - Warm up led by local fitness group 

8:50 AM - Opening Ceremony  

9:00 AM – 5K Race begins  

9:45 AM – 1 Mile Walk For Acceptance begins 

10:45 AM - Dash For Down Syndrome begins  

11:15 AM – Fundraising Team Award Ceremony  


Registration Costs: All costs have event T-shirt included 

$30 - Adult Early Bird through May 1st  (Ages 13 & up) 

$40 - Adult after May 1st (Ages 13 & up)

$15 – Child Registration 

$30 - Virtual Early Bird through May 1st

$40 - Virtual after May 1st