How to Participate in the Virtual DAV 5K

STEP 1: On Saturday, November 7, put on your race shirt and bib and open your computer or smartphone.

STEP 2: Join our virtual opening ceremony at 10 a.m. EST by visiting or DAV Facebook Page.

STEP 3: When the ceremony ends, head outside to walk, roll, run or ride your 3.1 miles* in support of veterans. Be sure to take some photos. We would love to see your selfie after you have finished your event. Wearing a fun outfit or running by something historic or unique in your area? Make sure to snap that photo as well!

STEP 4: Share your photos on Facebook by using #DAV5K2020 or email them to We will be selecting some photo winners to receive prizes from DAV. Visit for more information.

STEP 5: Join our Post Party at 1 p.m. EST on November 7 with Cincinnati local radio emcees, Chris and Janeen, to celebrate participants of the DAV5K. Let’s come together to celebrate our nation’s heroes and everyone supporting them through the 5K with a virtual cheers! You can find this live broadcast on your computer or smartphone by visiting or

* There is no specific course to follow, and you do not have to complete 3.1 miles all at once. You can break it up into sections throughout the day or week. Complete your 5K anytime from November 7–11.


Announcing the DAV Virtual 5K Photo Contest! 

Submit photos of your 5K experience and win some prizes in the process! 
Post on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram using #DAV5K and tag DAV 5K - Run to Honor Veterans, OR email your photos to
Submit your photos by noon EST on November 7th through one of the above channels.
We'll announce our winners during our post-party, starting at 1pm! 
Watch live on DAV's Facebook page or at
- Best Finish Line Photo
- Most Patriotic
- Best Costume
- Most Unique Course/Landmark

We can't wait to see what you share! 


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