Cleft Palate Gallop 5K and Fun Walk

Sat September 17, 2022 Chapel Hill, NC 27514 US Directions


5K Run

7:30AM EDT

Fun Walk

7:30AM EDT

Race Website

Additional race information can be found at


Old Well on UNC Chapel Hill Campus
180 E. Cameron Ave.
Chapel Hill, NC US 27514


The 13th annual Cleft Palate Gallop 5K run/walk is scheduled for Saturday, September 17th, 2022 at 7:30 AM. All profits benefit the UNC Craniofacial Center. Thanks so much for your participation!


WHERE: The race start location is the Old Well on the UNC-Chapel Hill campus. An approximate address is: 180 E. Cameron Ave., Chapel Hill, NC 27514.

DISTANCES: 5K Run and 1.2 Mile Family Fun Walk

Dental students at the Adams School of Dentistry at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill will host the 13th Annual Cleft Palate Gallop on Saturday, September 17th 2022.

The Miles for Smiles Club, a student-led organization, was founded for the purpose of providing financial support for patients of the Craniofacial Center whose families cannot afford these services. All proceeds raised will go directly to the UNC Craniofacial Center to ensure access to comprehensive, specialized treatment for pediatric patients affected by craniofacial conditions.

You can register for the 5K, Family Fun Walk, or make additional donations by going to

Both the 5K and the Fun Walk cost $20; all participants who register by the September 15th deadline will receive a shirt. In-person registration is available on race day beginning at 6:30 a.m., and will cost an additional five dollars. 

Running in the race will impact your life for a day, but will change the life of a child forever! 

PACKET PICKUP:  Fleet Feet Carrboro on Friday, September 16 from 4-7 PM to grab you T-Shirt and Bib!

AWARDS: Awards will be given to the overall first, second, and third place male and female runners as well as the top male and female runners in each age group: 15 and under, 16-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60+.

For more information, visit our website at

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