DAV 5K Will Honor Veterans as a Virtual Event with Participants Joining Across America


DAV 5K will honor veterans as a virtual event. Registration now open - free for veterans
With health and safety as top priority, DAV (Disabled American Veterans) will hold its 2020 DAV 5K, originally scheduled at The Banks in Cincinnati, as a virtual-only event to be completed anywhere and anytime from Nov. 7-11, 2020. The DAV 5K is a run, roll, walk and motorcycle ride that thanks those who served and raises awareness of the issues our ill and injured veterans face every day. The virtual DAV 5K allows participants to show support for veterans from anywhere they choose.
Virtual event registration, which fuels DAV’s mission of service, is $35 for adults and $20 for VIP Veterans and youth 6-15. Pricing includes shipping of the participant shirt, bib and medal. The DAV 5K is open to individual runners andwalkers as well as participants using wheelchairs, hand cycles and motorcycles and groups who wish to form teams now across America. Registration remains open at www.DAV5K.org
As part of the virtual event, DAV will pay tribute to each military branch of service from Nov. 1 through Nov. 7, with a series of video salutes on its Facebook Page, www.facebook.com/DAV5K.
Additionally, there will be a virtual Opening Ceremony on Saturday, Nov. 7, starting at 10 a.m. ETfollowed by a live broadcast at 1 p.m. ET to celebrate participants of DAV 5K with special guest video tributes. Both programs will be live-streamed on DAV5K.org and www.facebook.com/DAV5K
“We will honor our veterans, no matter the place or circumstances,” said DAV CEO Marc Burgess. “The DAV 5K virtual event will spread our message and honor the sacrifices of our nations heroes throughout America and we welcome participants from across the United States to join us. Your support helps us serve more veterans, at no cost to them, and allows veterans the opportunity to live their lives with the respect and dignity they deserve.”
The DAV 5K is presented by DAV and supported by USAA and Humana.