#WeBelieveSurvivors SPEAK 5K Run and Fun Walk

Sunday, October 2, 2022 at Duke Island Park, Bridgewater, NJ

The expanded #WeBelieveSurvivors SPEAK 5K & FUN WALK will be returning to an in-person event this year to support survivors of domestic and sexual abuse in our community with services, while raising awareness about building a community free from violence where individuals and families thrive. 

There will be a full morning of activities including:

  • A Competitive 5K Run, sanctioned by the USTAF and with prizes by age brackets for women’s and men’s divisions. 
  • New Fun Walk for individuals and teams, with awards for fundraising, creativity in outfits, and spirit! 
  • New Action Pass for participants to earn entries to win our Raffle Prize  by completing awareness and prevention activities.  
  • Expanded Vendor/Sponsor Marketplace. 
  • And Kid Village with games and activities, Refreshments, and DJ/Entertainment!

Event Agenda

9:00 AM – Registration & Activities

9:45 AM – First Call for SPEAK 5K Run and Fun Walk

10:15 AM – Opening Ceremony 

10:30 AM – Start of SPEAK 5K Run and Fun Walk 

11:15 AM – Race Results, Awards & Closing Ceremony

Additional details coming soon!


Registration

To register for the competitive, USATF certified Run or the Fun Walk at

Register Now!

All participants – Runners and Walkers – will receive a SWAG Bag with donated items from our sponsors and a full color, commemorative Race Bib.

While registering, you will also have the option to purchase a #WeBelieveSurvivors SPEAK 5K T-shirt for $18 with our event logo on the front and sponsor information on the back.


Individual and Team FUN and FUNDRAISING

All participants – competitive runners, walkers for the cause and everyone in between –  are encouraged to join in all the fun at this year’s #WeBelieveSurvivors SPEAK 5K Run and Fun Walk.

The following awards will be presented:

  • Biggest Family & Friends Team
  • Top Fundraisers (Individual & Team)
  • Most Creative #WeBelieveSurvivors Costume (Adult, Child and Team)

 

Set Up a Fundraiser in JustGiving 

This is an easy way for your to ask your family and friends for donations. Donating through JustGiving’s website is simple, fast and totally secure. Your details and those of your family and friends are safe with JustGiving – they’ll never sell them on or send unwanted emails.

Once a donation is made,  they’ll send the money directly to us. So it’s the most efficient way to donate – saving time and cutting costs for Safe+Sound Somerset.

Setup your fundraising team or individual fundraiser with these simple steps using the button below:

Create an account and profile,

Set your goals,

Customize your page by clicking on the “Edit Your Page” button, and

Share the info with your family and friends so they can make a gift!

Start Fundraising in JustGiving

If you need to find your fundraiser later on, log into your JustGiving account and search on “#WeBelieveSurvivors.”

 

Fundraising Levels and Benefits

Every dollar raised  helps Safe+Sound S0merset fulfill its mission to prevent and respond to domestic and sexual violence, and is greatly appreciated. Those individuals and teams that achieve the levels below are entitled to the benefits as outlined here:

Individuals

Leader  ($100+) – Official SPEAK t-shirt at event

Trailblazer ($500+) – Official SPEAK t-shirt at event,  Name listed in event FB Group, and Name listed on event Website page

All Star  ($1,000+) – Official SPEAK t-shirt at event, Name listed in event FB Group, Name listed on event Website page, and Medal

To qualify for an incentive, you must be at your target Fundraising Club level no later than September 24.

Teams

Bronze ($1,000+) – Team sign along Walk route, Name listed in event FB Group, and Name listed on event Website page

Silver ($2,500+) – Team sign along Walk route, Name listed in event FB Group, Name listed on event Website page, Team photo, and Recognition in Opening Ceremony

Gold ($5,000+) – Team sign along Walk route, Name listed in event FB Group, Name listed on event Website page, Team photo, Recognition in Opening, and Exclusive Award During Closing Ceremony

To qualify for an incentive, you must be at your target Fundraising Club level no later than September 24.


Sponsorships

For complete details and the benefits of our 2022 Sponsorships, Click Here.