Claudia’s 8K

Claudia’s 8K: Call Out For Courage

When:  Saturday, October 19th at 8am

Where:  10101 David Taylor Drive, Charlotte, NC 28262


Early Bird Registration $20- August 20th – September 3rd

Regular Registration  $25- September 4th – October 16th

Late Registration $30 – October 17th – October 19th 

General Info: This run/walk is an 8k or 4.9 mile in and out course. Participants are not time chipped, but there is a 2.5 hour time cap for this event. Strollers and fur friends are welcome.

icuTalks and the Charlotte community are honoring Claudia Clayton with a memorial 8k (4.9 mile) run on Saturday, October 19th. Claudia’s 49th birthday is on October 22nd and we invite you to join us to celebrate her life and legacy.

Claudia was an incredible gift and blessing in this world. She was a devoted mother and wife and built a family rooted in strength and love. Claudia was a talented, athletic, deeply compassionate, and caring person. She was an advocate for mental health awareness and was vocal about her personal struggles and journey.

Proceeds from Claudia’s 8K: Call Out For Courage will benefit icuTalks, a nonprofit speaking ministry involving the care, maintenance, and awareness of mental health. Claudia was a member and volunteer for icuTalks. To read more about Claudia, please visit

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To learn more about icuTalks and donate directly to them, visit

Claudia’s family has started The Black Light Foundation to tackle the stigma of mental health. This initiative will become a nonprofit dedicated to building awareness and creating spaces for mental, spiritual, and physical health and wellness. For more information on this foundation and how you can help, visit the Black Light Foundation at

A registration fee is required for this event. Donations to icuTalks and The Black Light Foundation are accepted and appreciated, but do not constitute payment for this event.


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