Virginia War Memorial 5K Run/Walk To Remember

Join us as we honor and remember the sacrifices of the United States military 

6th Annual Virginia War Memorial/Priority Automotive
5K Run/Walk To Remember
Saturday, April 22, 2017, 8 am


Thank you to everyone that came out to our 6th Annual Virginia War Memorial/Priority Automotive 5K Run/Walk To Remember!  From the runners, walkers, strollers, dogs, military units, volunteers and sponsors - 2017 was our most successful to date!!  Click on the button below for the list of times and check back soon for photos from the race.




This annual event features a scenic 5K route that winds through historic Hollywood Cemetery and surrounding roads, with a scenic backdrop of the Virginia War Memorial, James River and the River City skyline.  All proceeds go to fund the Virginia War Memorial educational programs. 

5K Run/Walk - $25
Pre-registration ends April 21 @ 6:00 AM.  No fear, you can still register in person, Friday, April 21 (10 AM to 7 PM) & the day of the race, April 22 (7 AM - 8 AM), at the same low entry price of $25!

KidsFunRun (ages 3-12) – FREE 
This is a 1/2 mile run.  Runners must register, sign waiver and pick up race bracelet day of event.

BedHead Runner - $35 
This category allows you to sleep in but still support the VWM and get your race shirt. Stay home and we'll mail your shirt to you.  No sore muscles for you but you've supported the Memorial - win-win!!!

Memorial Flag - $10 
Sponsor a flag with the name and information of a service member that has died (while in service or after having served).  These remembrance flags will line the finish line for all to see. The deadline to sponsor a flag was April 16 (11:59 PM).  

Volunteer - Spirit Boosters
Direct and cheer on runners and walkers - keeping them on course using voice and hand signals.  Pre-registration ends April 21 @ 6 AM.  No fear, you can still register in person Friday, April 21 (10AM to 7 PM) or the day of the race April 22 (6:30 AM - Freedom Hall).

The Virginia War Memorial is not responsible for lost, late, or misdirected applications. 

VWM 5K race t-shirts are only guaranteed
to those that register before April 5th.

Pre-race registration closes April 21, 6:00 AM.  Race day registration is $25/person.  


Race Day Schedule:
          7:00 am - Registration & check-in
          8:00 am - Registration & packet pickup/check-in CLOSES
          8:00 am - Welcome & rally
          8:15 am - KidsFunRun
          8:25 am - 5K Run/Walk

Packet Pick-up is Friday, April 21, 2017 at Virginia War Memorial from 10:00 am - 7:00 pm and on race morning, Saturday, April 22, 2017 at Virginia War Memorial from 7:00 am - 8:00 am.

Medals will be given to all who participate in the KidsFunRun, which is approximately 1/2 mile.  Kids must be registered to participate and pick up their race bracelets the day of the event.

In the event of postponements or cancellation due to weather or other unforeseen circumstances, there will be no refunds.  This event is rain or shine!

Registration is NON-TRANSFERABLE.