In order to give back more support to the programs & services that DAV offers, the DAV 5K will no longer be offering official timing and Veteran Branch of Service T-Shirts. Thank you for your understanding as we chose to give back more to the Veterans that we serve.
New Awards: We are excited to showcase the Top Teams and Top Individual Fundraisers. The Top 3 Teams & Top 3 Individual Fundraisers will be awarded on race day at the Closing Ceremonies.
Timing: We will be providing a Race Clock at the Start & Finish Line. Please bring your watch if you want your official time!
Shorter Route: Hey! We heard you! The DAV is providing a shorter walk/run option that is 1 mile or less. Signage and volunteers on race day will direct those that want to do the shorter route.
Packet Pickup is Friday, November 9 from 10 am-7 pm located at the Boston Bowl, 820 Morrissey Blvd. Dorchester, MA 02122.
This event is where participants can pick up their race shirt, bib and/or register for the event.
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 before the race.
Please note, to minimize our costs, we do not mail out shirts after the event if you are unable to attend.
The DAV 5K Boston will take place at Castle Island.
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.
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 located at the Boston Bowl, 820 Morrissey Blvd, Dorchester, MA 02122 from noon-3 pm.
Registered veterans will receive 1 complimentary drink.
Additional information will be announced soon.
The DAV 5K proudly supports events in the Boston area that help veterans and their families.
Check back soon for additional information on events happening in the Boston area.