Sat September 7, 2024 Richmond, VA 23221 US



Byrd Park

$25 9:00AM EDT - 11:59PM EDT Price increases after May 31, 2024 at 11:59pm EDT
Virtual 5k

Virtual Run/Walk

$30 Price increases after July 31, 2024 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! Join us and “SpeakUp” for teen mental health. 

Race Day Information

Date: Saturday, September 7 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 Days at CKG Office: TBD.

Please check back in early August for dates and times of packet pickup. 

Virtual Participants

Virtual Participants: Participant Packets will be mailed to you before race day. Please register by August 28th to ensure your packet reaches you before 9/7. 

On race morning, pick a time and place that works best for you to run or walk 3.1 miles. Be sure to wear your CKG race shirt and bib. Smile, take pictures, and tag CKG! We want to see where everyone is participating from. Be sure to read your race day instructions included in your participant packet. 

Facebook Live: CKG will be going live on Facebook during our opening ceremonies at Byrd Park! We know you might not be able to join us live but hope you will watch before you go out for your 5k. Near and far we have the same goal: to SpeakUp! 

Virtual Packet Pickup: Virtual participants who have selected to pick up their packet at the CKG office during Packet Pickup. Dates and times TBD, please check back in August.

Near or far, CKG hopes you will join us on September 7th 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 dates and times TBD in August. 

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! 


2022 SpeakUp5k Video

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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