DAV 5KAtlanta

DAV 5K Atlanta • November 11, 2017


Piedmont Park
1342 Worchester Dr. NE
Atlanta, GA 30306


7 AM Check-In 9 AM Start
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Local Presenting Sponsor

Registration Fees

The DAV 5K Run to Honor Veterans is a run, walk, roll and motorcycle ride that thanks those who served and raises awareness of the issues our ill and injured veterans face every day.

Race Day Registration Fees

Adult $40
Motorcycle $40
Youth $20
Virtual Participant** $40
VIP Veteran* $20
VIP Veteran* Motorcycle $20
Free Veteran*Shirt not included in registration. $0
Free Veteran* MotorcycleShirt not included in registration. $0

*All veterans, active duty, reservists, National Guard and cadets are eligible. Registration fees include race bib, timing chip, and shirt unless otherwise noted. VIP Veteran and VIP Veteran Motorcycle participants will receive a race shirt (you will receive a custom branch of service shirt if registered by October 15. After the deadline, you will still receive a shirt but it will not have your branch of service).

*You can pick up your race day items during Packet Pickup or on race morning beginning at 7 AM.

**Race shirt and bib will be sent after the event.

Key Updates

Our 2017 Atlanta Progress & Top Fundraisers

The DAV 5K raises funds to ensure our injured veterans are not alone on their road to recovery. Thank you to our sponsors and generous participants who are helping us honor the brave men and women who have sacrificed for our freedoms.

Top Atlanta Fundraisers

01. First Last Name $800
02. First Last Name $800
03. First Last Name $800
04. First Last Name $800
05. First Last Name $800
06. First Last Name $800
07. First Last Name $800
08. First Last Name $800
09. First Last Name $800
10. First Last Name $800

Top Atlanta Teams

01. Team Name $800
02. Team Name $800
03. Team Name $800
04. Team Name $800
05. Team Name $800
06. Team Name $800
07. Team Name $800
08. Team Name $800
09. Team Name $800
10. Team Name $800

In Honor of Dad!

Help us honor veterans and reach our goal!

DAV 5K National Series Fundraising Goals

Atlanta •$4,000.00
Goal: $110,000
Boston •$9,000.00
Goal: $80,000
Cincinnati •$6,000.00
Goal: $160,000
Newport News •$13,000.00
Goal: $80,000
Tulsa •$17,000.00
Goal: $80,000
San Antonio •$17,000.00
Goal: $80,000

Additional Event Details

Packet Pickup

  • Information on 2018 Packet Pickup coming soon.
  • If you are picking up a packet for your teammates or another participant, please have their registration confirmation ready when you go to packet pickup.
  • Race day packet pickup will be available beginning at 7:00 AM on race day if you can’t make it before the race.


Course Map

  • The DAV 5K Atlanta will be held at Piedmont Park.
  • The 2018 course map will be announced in the fall. View the 2017 course map.

Parking & Public Transportation

  • Paid parking is available at the Sage Parking Garage (GPS address: 1320 Monroe Dr., Atlanta, GA, 30306).  Enter off of Monroe Drive on Worchester Drive, or visitors can enter from Piedmont Avenue at the Atlanta Botanical Garden entrance.  The park is accessed from the lowest floor.  Parking rates are $2 per hour with a $15 maximum.
  • We strongly encourage using public transportation.  Two MARTA stations are nearby: Midtown and Arts Center.
  • Upon exiting the Midtown Station, take 10th Street towards Peachtree Street and continue on 10th until you reach Charles Allen Drive. Enter the park at the stop light and you’ll see our Start/Finish line.
  • Upon exiting the Arts Center Station, head south on West Peachtree street for three blocks to 12th St. Head east (go left) on 12th Street for three blocks until you reach the 12th Street entrance to the Park. Enter the park and stay right around the lake – you’ll see the Start/Finish line as you continue through the park.
  • For additional information visit www.itsmarta.com

Motorcycle Honor Ride

  • The Motorcycle Honor Ride will kick off the start of the DAV 5K Atlanta! All makes and models are welcome.  All riders and passengers must register.
  • On race day, motorcycles must enter Piedmont Park using the Park Drive entrance off of Monroe Dr. from 6:45 – 7:30 AM.
  • You will be directed where to go upon arrival. (This is not a typical public entry point for vehicles into the park.)
  • Please be extremely cautious when riding through Piedmont Park.

Volunteer Info

  • Additional volunteer information will be announced this summer.
  • All volunteers will receive a commemorative DAV 5K shirt for their time.  We ask that you arrive 15 minutes prior to your scheduled volunteer shift and check in at the volunteer tent race morning.

Post Party

  • Continue the celebration!  Immediately after the Closing Ceremonies, all participants are invited to continue honoring our military service men and women at the DAV 5K Post Party, just steps away from the finish line.  Light snacks will be provided for all participants and registered veterans will receive 1 complimentary drink.
  • Additional information will be announced soon.


  • A block of rooms is available at the Homewood Suites by Hilton Atlanta Midtown.  Make your reservation online by October 16, 2018 to secure the discounted rate of $139.


Community Events

  • The DAV 5K proudly supports events in the Atlanta area that help veterans and their families.
  • Check back soon for additional information on events happening in the Atlanta area.

Thank You to our Sponsors

2017 DAV 5k National Sponsors







2017 Local Atlanta Sponsors


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Community Coffee


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Allan Vigil Ford


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