Join us on September 23, 2023, at Maggie Daley Park for the 8th Annual BrainUp 5k Run/Walk!

Saturday, September 23, 2023

*Date subject to change dependent on approval from the Chicago Parks Department.


You are reading this because you or someone you love has just been diagnosed with a brain tumor.


BrainUp Certifies that these organizations provide quality support to patients and families in need.


Many people want to know what other treatment options other than the conventional treatment are available.

BrainUp activates community involvement and engagement through fundraising events, and works tirelessly with physicians and research professionals to one day find a cure.

In Memory Of...

  • David Schaver

    Dave was the rock and foundation of our entire family and will be greatly missed.

  • Crystal Gates

    We miss Crystal every day but find comfort in knowing she is at peace and no longer suffering.

  • Timothy J. Brunette

    “Count your life by smiles, not tears. Count your age by friends, not years”.

  • Maddy Mclnerney

    We at BrainUp have never been more committed to finding a cure. Maddy, we love you.

  • Olivia Lucille Kresach

    “If there ever comes a day we can’t be together keep me in your heart, I will stay there forever”

  • Kathy Vierk

    In memory of Kathy Vierk, beloved mom, wife and friend, we ask for your support.

We're Thankful For Our Sponsors.

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Because of Our Partners...

We are doing more good for more people!

Let's fight brain cancer together.

Let's fight brain cancer together.

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BrainUp is an non-profit organization dedicated to bringing awareness to brain cancer – a disease that doesn’t get the attention it deserves.


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