Thanks, Everyone!

The 2016 NNS 5K on May 21 had more than 1,400 registered, our highest participation to-date! Thanks to everyone who came out.

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Couch to 5K

Put your fears to rest because this program is designed for non-runners to use the next 8 weeks to train and successfully complete a 5K.

Getting Started Guide Couch to 5K Schedule


Stretching is something you don’t want to skip before working out. A good stretch can prevent injury and reduce joint stiffness while increasing your range of motion (ROM).

Stretching Guide

Nutrition & Hydration

What do you like to eat before you exercise? What works for one person may not necessarily work for another person. Here are some tips on how to figure out what works for you.

Nutrition & Hydration Guide

Race Day

After eight weeks of training and preparation, you want to make sure you are in prime condition for race day. Here are some tips to help make your race day a success.

Race Day Guide


It's important to consult your doctor before starting any physical activity program.


The race starts and ends in Victory Landing Park, next to VASCIC.


Volunteers are needed on the day of the race from 7-11a.m. All volunteers will receive a free T-shirt. If you are interested in volunteering, please click the link below or call Brady Goggin at (757) 380-7646.

I Want to Volunteer

Frequently Asked Questions

Get answers to your most persistent questions like, "Is the NNS 5K race timed?" or "Can I bring my dog?" If you have a question that still isn't answered, please email

Read the FAQs

The Challenge Cup

The 2016 5K Challenge Cup was awarded to the Manufacturing Division for the highest percent of first time NNS 5K participants. View the Top Five company divisions in the chart below.

Thanks again to everyone who participated in the 2016 5K. With more than 1,400 registered, it was our highest registration for the annual event ever! Here's a quick highlights video. View photos on Flickr

Top Five

Updated May 31, 2016

1 Manufacturing
60.0% First Time
2 In-Service Carriers
57.9% First Time
3 Legal
57.9% First Time
4 Operations
57.2% First Time
5 Contracts & Pricing
57.1% First Time

*Only the top five programs with the highest percentage of first-time registrations (shown in orange) are shown.