DAV 5K Run

Carthage, NC 28327 5/19/2012 5 K

This course takes you through some of historic business and residential neighbors of downtown Carthage, NC


Race Name
DAV 5K Run
DAV Chapter
Hwy 15/501
Carthage, NC 28327
Race Contact
Don Bennett
Online Registration
Packet Pickup

Pre-registered participants may pick-up their event packet and t-shirt on Friday, May 20th from 9am-6pm at the Moore County Chapter 83 Home, 1020 Priest Hill Rd, Carthage, NC. The DAV Chapter Home building is located right off Hwy 15-501. Additional registrations will also be processed during this time.

Race Day Schedule

Moore County Veterans Memorial Park, On-site Registration- 7:00am-8:45am, Opening Remarks- 8:45am, 5K Run/Walk-9:00am, Post-Race Picnic in the Park- 9:15am-11:00am, Awards- 10:00am

The Course

The 5K course will start at the Moore County Veterans Memorial Park, wind its way through downtown historic Carthage and then end back at the park. The course is on paved roads and includes rolling hills. One water/aid station will be available near the half-way mark. On the course, please be aware of your surroundings at all times. Traffic safety volunteers will be available to assist. Strollers are allowed.


Overall Male, Overall Female, 1st, 2nd and 3rd Place will receive $$$ awards: $150/$75/$50. Male and Female in the following age groups: 10 and under, 11-14, 15-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70 and over will receive race medallions for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place.

Sandhills Race Series

The DAV Memorial 5K is awarding both Participation and Performance points in the Sandhills Race Series. Extra Performance points will be awarded for this event: Overall Male/Female 1st Place – 75 points, 2nd Place – 65 points, 3rd Place – 55 points. Visit sandhillsraceseries.com for additional information. 

Spirit Contest

The DAV is a patriotic run honoring our men and women of the United States Armed Services and recognizing the needs of America's disabled veterans and their families. All runners and walkers are encouraged to wear red, white and blue or military attire to show their patriotic spirit. A spirit prize will be awarded to the most festive participant. 

Post-Race Picnic in the Park

Refreshments will be available for participants. In addition to fresh fruit and water, DAV volunteers will be serving hot dogs and burgers for a post-race picnic.


Moore County Veterans Memorial Park is located adjacent to a shopping center with plenty of on-site parking.

Timing Service

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Last Year's Statistics

Total finishers 275
Female (%) 163 (59.3 %)
Male (%) 112 (40.7 %)
Top male BECKET KILLAM, 18:20
Top Female EMILY POTTER, 17:54
Top 40+ male GARY MCNEELY, 19:35
Top 40+ female COCO RAMIREZ, 23:07
Average time 00:34:09

Past Results

2011  2012 
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