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Share the Holiday Spirit 5K Run/Walk In Memory of Laura Gondeck

Join us for the Share the Holiday Spirit 5K Run/Walk on Saturday, December 10, in Dover, Delaware.


The course for the run/walk is through Silver Lake Park and Dover's Historic District. The event includes a cookie contest, so bring your best-tasting and most creative holiday sweets. Once again, we'll award prizes for the most festive outfit. Participants are also encouraged to bring non-perishable food items to be donated to local food banks and shelters. There's also a Kiddie K with medals for all who finish.

This event was first held in 2011 in memory of Laura Gondeck who was an avid runner and advocate for children, youth, and DGS. Laura passed away on October 3, 2010, while participating in an event like this one. Laura's family believes in the DGS mission and has designated DGS as the beneficiary of the event, which has become a favorite community and family tradition.

Entry fee is $25 until Dec 3 and $30 after including on event day. Kiddie K is free. Register online at Registration starts at 9 a.m. on December 10 and the 5K will begin at 10 a.m. rain or shine. Registration is FREE with $100 in donations. Make checks payable to Delaware Guidance Services and mail to TriSports Events, 2772 Hazlettville Rd, Dover, DE 19904. Got Questions? Contact Jessica at 302-423-3051 or email:

Can't attend but would like to show your support? Register as a Silent Hero. We would greatly appreciate your support!

We are also seeking sponsors for this unique event. This opportunity provides you with exposure while showing your support of the mission of Delaware Guidance Services for Children & Youth, Inc. Contact DGS Development Director Lynn Biddle-Cloud at


  • All sponsors will have their name on the back of our event t-shirts. Hundreds of event shirts will be distributed to participants and volunteers from Delaware, Maryland, Pennsylvania and New Jersey.
  • Name and logo on signage displayed the day of the event.
  • Gold and Silver sponsor levels include name and logo on event flyers displayed throughout Dover for the weeks leading up to the event.
  • Gold Sponsors - Name will be mentioned in radio PSA's, press releases and print marketing
  • For every $100 committed as a sponsor, your business or organization will receive a complimentary registration waiver for the walk/run (i.e. a $500 sponsorship includes 5 free Run/Walk registrations).
  • Sponsors are invited to display materials or give away promotional items the day of the event.

Click here for more information or to become a sponsor now: