Race Day
Mark your calendars! The DAV 5K returns on Saturday, November 5, 2022.
7AM Check in and registration open. 
9AM Race begins.
In Breezeway next to the Red's Hall of Fame off of Joe Nuxhall Way.
If you did not pre-register online in advance of race day, you can register on site race morning. We are CASHLESS this year! Once on site, scan a QR code to register on your own device. Volunteers will be able to assist you if needed.
Race Location
The DAV 5K will be held at Great American Ball Park in Cincinnati, OH.
Joe Nuxhall Way & Mehring Way, Cincinnati, OH 45202
Street Closures
Merhing Way Close at 4am on race morning. 
Joe Nuxhall at E Freedom Way at 4 am on race morning.
Course Map
There will also be a 1 mile route option. Signage and volunteers will direct those who want to take the shorter route.
Motorcycle Ride
In order to give back more support to the programs and services that DAV provides for veterans, the DAV 5K will no longer be offering official timing services. Bring your watch to track your time! We will also have a race clock at the start/finish line.
Packet Pickup 
National HQ
November 3, 2022 from 10AM-7PM 
Longworth Hall
November 4, 2022 from 10AM-7PM
During this time, you will be able to pick up your race bib and shirt. 
Can’t make it before the race? Pick up your bib and shirt starting at 7AM on race morning. 
Parking is available at the various garages around the ball park. 
Central Riverfront Garage
Central Riverfront Garage
Central Riverfront Garage
Bag Check 
On race day, Bag Check will be located in front of Great American Ball Park. All belongings must be claimed by 1PM. Any unclaimed bags will be taken to DAV Headquarters and can be picked up by appointment by emailing dav5k@dav.org. 
Post Party
Even after you cross the finish line, the fun of race day isn’t over! Meet us at Moerlein Lager House for the after party! Veterans receive a complimentary drink and all participants enjoy light refreshments from 10:30 AM – 1 PM. 

Check back for additional event updates! If you have questions, please email  dav5k@dav.org.

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