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Newport News Now is a daily e-newsletter that launched in March 2016. Articles that ran in our newsletter between March 2016 and March 2018 are available on these pages. Newsletters produced beginning in April 2018 can be viewed on our new daily newsletter page.

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Oct 23

DAV Supports Veterans with 5K Race in City Center

Posted on October 23, 2017 at 9:30 AM by Communications Department

The DAV 5K Run to Honor Veterans is back in Newport News again this year! The race takes place just before Veterans Day Weekend on Saturday, November 5 at City Center. Registration begins at 7 a.m. and the race starts promptly at 9 a.m. This is an event intended to thank those who served and raises awareness of the issues of ill and injured veterans. Run, walk, roll or ride in support of veterans by signing up for today. 

10-23 davAll veterans, active-duty service members, reservists, National Guard and ROTC or service academy cadets can register for free and are honored throughout the day. The DAV 5K is open to individual runners, walkers and motorcyclists as well as groups who wish to form a team. Fees are $30 for adults and $15 for youth. Everyone is encouraged to participate to honor our heroes. For more information or register online, visit