DAV 5KNewport News

DAV 5K Newport News • November 5, 2017


Oyster Point
701 Town Center Dr.
Newport News, VA 23606


7 AM Check-In 9 AM Start
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Local Presenting Sponsors

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 $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 Newport News 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 Newport News 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 Newport News 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 Newport News will be held at Oyster Point.
  • The 2018 course map will be announced in the fall. View the 2017 course map.


  • Parking is available at the Mariners Row Parking Deck (761 Mariners Row, Newport News, VA, 23606).
  • Town Center Drive will be closed event morning (please note Town Center Drive is used to access the Marriott Hotel parking deck).

Motorcycle Honor Ride

  • The Motorcycle Honor Ride will kick off the start of the DAV 5K Newport News.  All makes and models are welcome.  All riders and passengers must register.
  • If you are participating in the Motorcycle Honor Ride, please check in on race day between 7:00 – 8:15 AM at 780 Town Center Dr., Newport News VA 23606 (Just East of Canon Blvd.)

Volunteer Info

  • Additional 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.  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 Newport News Marriott at City Center for the discounted rate of $93.00 per night.
  • Reservations can be made online or by calling 866-329-1758 and asking for the DAV 5K block.
  • To receive the discounted rate, reservations must by made by October 18, 2018.

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Community Events

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

Thank You to our Sponsors

2017 DAV 5k National Sponsors





2017 Local Newport News Sponsors

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