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Who’s ready for the 2022 DAV 5K?

The DAV 5K is back again! This walk, roll, run and ride event is a great way to thank the men and women who have sacrificed for our freedoms.

Read what motivated last year’s participants to go all out for our nation’s heroes!

"What an honor and pleasure to be a 
part of this year’s DAV 5K and support 
all the veterans that have given so much 
for our great nation!! God bless you all!!” 

– Efrain Arroyo-Rosado


“It was truly an honor to run this 5K 
for our veterans. They gave and continue 
to give so much for this country and that 
was the least we could do to show our 
support for them.”
– Austin Blanton & Family


"This was my first 5K and I had the chance 
to run it with my 22-year-old son. I felt that 
this event is important not only to raise money 
for my fellow disabled American veterans, but 
to put the word out and show the world that we 
are able and we care.”
 – Lawrence Caldwell

“As a U.S. Army Security Agency veteran, 
I decided to go on my walk on Saturday morning. 
It rained and I walked longer than a 5K because 
there are many who are unable to walk and others 
who are no longer around.” 
– Bill LaFlamme


“I walked the DAV 5K to honor all our veterans 
for their courage, strength and dedication to keeping 
us safe, to include my father, son, granddaughter and 
– Delphine Metcalf-Foster, DAV Past National Commander 


Participating in the DAV 5K is a powerful way to partner with others in providing life-changing resources for veterans and their families.

“In the past several years, this event has become a time of solidarity and camaraderie for those who support our veterans,” said National Adjutant and CEO Marc Burgess. “It’s truly inspirational. DAV is grateful for each and every attendant of this patriotic event.”

Each year, people from all over the country come together for the DAV 5K to show they care about our disabled veterans and the issues they face. Will you walk, roll, run or ride next to them this year? Join us in keeping our promise to America’s veterans! Register today at

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