Sat September 9, 2023 Richmond, VA 23221 US



Byrd Park

$35 9:00AM EDT $35/Adult $20/Student (ages 5-22)
Virtual 5k

Virtual Run/Walk

$35 Price increases after August 31, 2023 at 11:59pm EDT


Byrd Park/Vita Course
1001 Blanton Avenue
Richmond, VA US 23221


The Dominion Payroll SpeakUp5k is our flagship community event and the biggest celebration of mental health. The SpeakUp5k is Cameron's design. Full of fun zones, music, bubbles, and loads of inspiration- it is more than a race. It is an experience.  This year the SpeakUp5k turns 10, join us as we “SpeakUp” for teen mental health. 

Race Day Information

Date: Saturday, September 9 at 9:00am
Location: Byrd Park (1001 Blanton Avenue)
Parking: Please use the Dogwood Dell lot located next to The Carillon. If possible, carpool with members of your family and/or team! We recommend arriving early. 
Race Start: 9:00am, please arrive early to line up at the starting line. You won't want to miss the opening remarks. 
Bag Check: Secure your belongings and enjoy the race without worry! Bag check will open at 8:00am.
Team Meet Up Areas: Look for the balloons when you arrive. You can meet up with your team in areas designated by your team name. Example: Team 'SpeakUp for teen mental health' will meet in the team area labeled Team Name starting with S-Z. If you need assistance please stop by the Information Tent!
Starting Corrals: Participants will line up by mile pace, volunteers will be holding up signs with mile pace at the start area. Walkers and walkers pushing baby strollers please look for the 'Walkers' signs. 
Post Race Party Area: Enjoy snacks, water, music, vendors and more! 
Pets: Please leave your furry friends at home for the morning! No dogs are allowed in Byrd Park or Maymont, and for the safety of our runners/walkers no dogs are allowed on the course. 

Participant Packet Pickup Information

Participant Packet Pickup dates and times TBD. Please check back in July for additional information. 

2022 SpeakUp5k Video

Virtual Run

Near or far, CKG hopes you will join us on September 9th to SpeakUp for teen mental health. The virtual run can be completed individually or with a group. Simply select "Virtual Run" during registration. A participant bag will be mailed to participants 25 miles or more outside of the Richmond area. Participants who are local to Richmond and choose to participate virtually can pick up packets during our designated Packet Pickup days, dates/times TBD.

Grab your family, friends, co-workers, and find your own 3.1 mile route in your neighborhood or local park. Together we will erase the stigma and SpeakUp for teen mental health! 


Race Website

Additional race information can be found at http://www.ckgfoundation.org/richmond.

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Refer 10 or more participants using your unique link and your registration fee will be refunded!

*In order to be eligible, you must use your unique referral link provided after you complete your registration.

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