DAV 5K Cincinnati • November 11, 2017


Sawyer Point
705 E. Pete Rose Way
Cincinnati, OH 45202


11 AM Check-In 1 PM Start
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DAV 5K Cincinnati

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.


Sawyer Point
705 E. Pete Rose Way
Cincinnati, OH 45202


Saturday, November 11, 2017
Race begins at 9 a.m.


Need directions? Map it! We strongly encourage participants to carpool and arrive early. Road closures begin at 7:45 AM. Paid parking is available in various garages downtown on a first come, first-served basis.

Additional info

Click here to view additional details and logistics about packet pickup and nearby hotels.    Please click here to view DAV 5K Cincinnati Race Results.

Frequently asked questions

Still have questions? View our FAQs.


Adult $25
Motorcycle $25
Youth $15
VIP Veteran* $15
VIP Veteran* Motorcycle  $15
Free Veteran*Shirt not included in registration. $0
Free Veteran* MotorcycleShirt not included in registration. $0


Early bird rates will be available through July 4th at Midnight.

*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 at Midnight.  After October 15, you will still receive a shirt but it will not have your branch of service on the back).

You can pick up your race day items during Packet Pickup or on race morning beginning at 7 AM. Additional details will be announced in the fall.

More info on 2017 Coming Soon!

Our 2017 Cincinnati 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 Cincinnati 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 Cincinnati 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 it before the race.


Course Map

  • The DAV 5K Cincinnati will be held at Sawyer Point.
  • View a 2016 course map here.  The 2017 route will be announced in the fall.

Motorcycle Honor Ride

  • The Motorcycle Honor Ride will kick off the start of the DAV 5K Cincinnati!  All makes and models are welcome.  All riders and passengers must register.
  • On race day, bikers should meet at the rider check in area, located at Friendship Park.
  • Bikes will roll out for the Honor Ride at 8:40 AM.
  • Please plan to arrive early.  Streets will close around the race site beginning at 7:45 AM.

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 Parties near the race course.  Light snacks will be provided for all participants and registered veterans will receive 1 complimentary drink.


  • A discounted block of rooms will be reserved at a nearby hotel for DAV 5K participants.
  • Additional information will be announced in the fall.


Community Events

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

Thank You to our Sponsors

2016 DAV 5k National Series Sponsors

2016 Local Cincinnati Sponsors







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