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

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

CHECK WITH YOUR DOCTOR

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

COURSE MAP

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

Volunteer

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 werun@hii-nns.com.

Read the FAQs

The Challenge Cup

The 5K Challenge Cup will be awarded to the program with the highest percent of first time NNS 5K participants. Photo: Ray Bagley, vice president, Trades Operations, accepts the 2015 Challenge Cup for highest waterfront participation.

Check below for the Current Top 5 standings to see which division has the highest percent of first time participants signed up (updated weekly).

Current Top 5*

Updated April 25, 2016

1 Legal
7.3% First Time
 
2 Information Technology
6.2% First Time
 
3 CVN 78 Construction
5.7% First Time
 
4 HII Corporate
5.3% First Time
 
5 Human Resources & Administration
4.4% First Time
 

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