About National SpeakUp5k Day
The Cameron K. Gallagher Foundation is excited to expand its voice across the nation as we encourage people to SpeakUp for mental health. The SpeakUp5k was created by Cameron Gallagher of Richmond, Virginia, as a way to bring the community together to SpeakUp for teenage depression and anxiety. National SpeakUp5k Day allows participants from across the nation (and globe!) to share in our mission to fulfill Cameron's dream and legacy by being a positive force to cultivate awareness and understanding of teen depression and anxiety.Learn more about CKG
National SpeakUp5k Day is a virtual race. You can run, walk or dance your way across 3.1 miles from anywhere on race day. It could be a favorite local park or your neighborhood with family and friends. Participants will SpeakUp from their very own route individually or with a group of any size.Register
A National Movement
CKG offered a virtual run option for the SpeakUp5k since 2017. Historically, participants represent all 50 states (and 4 countries!). Change your community by choosing to SpeakUp for mental health on Sept. 12, 2020.
Run Locally. SpeakUp Nationally. Together with One Voice on One Day, we can help end the stigma associated with mental health.
Step up your Involvement
Want to get more involved? The CKG Foundation is recruiting hub leaders to host group meetups throughout the country on race day. Group size doesn't matter - it can be as few as 2 or as large as 200! As a hub leader, you will receive marketing support from the CKG Foundation. Help us spread the mission nationally! Contact the race if interested.Contact the Race
Great Workplace Opportunity
National SpeakUp5k Day is a great way to support your company's wellness efforts. Show that you care about your employees' physical and mental health by starting a team on race day.
Do I get a t-shirt?
Yes! All participants will receive a t-shirt and race bib. Packets will be mailed mid-August. If you register by Sept. 1st, then you're guaranteed to received your t-shirt in time for race day.
Can I start a team?
Yes! We'd love for you to get a team together for race day. Teams can be friends, family, neighbors, co-workers, or any group!
Can I donate or fundraise for the foundation?
Yes! Simply click on the "donate" button below to get started.