DAV 5K
Boston

DAV 5K BOSTON • NOVEMBER 11, 2017

Location

Castle Island
2010 William J. Day Blvd.
Boston, MA 02127

Schedule

7 AM Check-In, 9 AM Start
Race Details »

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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.

Registration Fees

Adult $30
Motorcycle $30
Youth $15
Virtual Participant** $40
VIP Veteran* $15
VIP Veteran* Motorcycle $15
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

  • Veterans! Register as a VIP by October 15 to receive a custom branch of service shirt!
  • Search for a team or participant.
  • Can’t make it to the DAV 5K Boston?  You can still make a difference in the lives of ill and injured veterans by registering as a Virtual Participant.  We’ll send you the DAV 5K shirt and race bib after the event to wear proudly
  • Interested in sponsorship?  Contact Rachel Cravens at rcravens@dav.org.

Our 2017 Boston 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 Boston 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 Boston 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

  • Packet pickup will be held in advance of race day.  During this time, you will be able to pick up your race bib, timing chip, and shirt.  We are unable to mail your packet.
  • 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.

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Course Map

Parking & Public Transportation

  • Limited parking is available on streets around and at Castle Island.
  • We strongly encourage using public transportation.
  • MBTA – Use the Red Line to Broadway Station, then take City Point buses #9 or #11.  Walk to the right across Marine Park and around the water to the entrance of the fort.
  • More information on public transportation is available  here.
  • We encourage our participants to use Uber on race day. New users can use code UberDAV5k2017 for up to $20 off their first ride. Valid from 11/11 – 11/18.

Motorcycle Honor Ride

  • The Motorcycle Honor Ride will kick off the start of the DAV 5K Boston!  All makes and models are welcome.  All rides and passengers must register.

Volunteer Info

  • Volunteers are critical to making race day a memorable experience for all of our participants.
  • Volunteer sign up is now available.  Click here to complete the registration form.  Additional information will be emailed to you as the event approaches.
  • We will hold a volunteer meeting in advance of the event to review important information about race day.  Additional information will be announced in the fall.
  • 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 near the race course.  Light snacks will be provided for all participants and registered veterans will receive 1 complimentary drink.

Hotels

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Community Events

  • 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.

Thank You to our Sponsors

2017 DAV 5k National Sponsors

 

 

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2017 Local Boston Sponsors

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