NCVRW Virtual 5k

Join victim advocates, allied professionals and survivors around the world in NOVA;s 4th Annual NCVRW Virtual 5K on April 23rd and 24th!

We’re inviting you to join the National Organization for Victim Assistance 4th Annual NCVRW Virtual 5k! 

Hundreds of advocates, survivors, crisis responders, and community members from all over the world will walk, run and roll to raise awareness on promoting and advancing the rights of crime victims. Although we are all practicing safe social distancing, we will connect on social media using #WhyWeAdvocate #NOVA5K #NCVRW2021



Purchase your shirt no later than March 29th to receive it in time for the 5k! 


Your Virtual 5k registration confirmation email includes a Spotify playlist and bib available for download!

get social

Remember to share your photos with NOVA via Facebook, Instagram and Twitter of your 5K using hashtags #NOVA5K #WhyWeAdvocate #NCVRW2021

giving back

All swag proceeds will be going towards the NOVA Training Scholarship fund which grants need based scholarships for NOVA’s 47th Annual Training Event!

Frequently Asked Questions

  1. Sign up for the virtual 5k using this link: 
  2. Buy your t-shirt for the 5k here:

You can register as an individual or a team, just be sure to include the names of the people in your team!

A virtual 5k is a personal challenge that you can complete at any location you wish.  You can get a group together or complete the 5k by yourself.  It is completely all up to you!

In order to receive your t-shirt in time, you must purchase it before April 7. Registration for the Virtual 5k is available until April 21st.

There are two deadlines to order merchandise, March 19th and April 7th. Orders placed by March 19th will ship out shortly after. Orders placed by April 7th will ship after that date.


After you’ve completed the registration you will receive a confirmation email that includes a link to download a bib and a Spotify playlist to jam out to on your 5k!

Yes! You must be registered in order to enter. Registration is free!

Here are three ways to enter:

  • post a picture of you in your United We Advocate shirt  on Instagram, Facebook, or Twitter and include the hashtags #NOVA5k and #NCVRW2021
  • post a picture in your United We Advocate shirt along with your pet on Instagram, Facebook, or Twitter and include the hashtags #NOVA5kPets and #NCVRW2021
  • post a picture in your United We Advocate shirt along with your kids or family on Instagram, Facebook, or Twitter and include the hashtags #NOVA5kFamily and #NCVRW2021

One post = one entry. There is no limit to the amount of entries you can have!

*Make sure your social media profile is public or else we won’t be able to see the posts!

Three winners will be randomly selected and we will message each winner on their social media accounts.

Each winner has a choice between:

  • free one-year premier membership
  • registration for NOVA’s 40 hour Victim Assistance Academy at no cost
  • registration to a choice of either NOVA’s Campus Advocacy Training or NOVA’s Sex Trafficking Advanced Victim Assistance Training at no cost

The money raised will be going towards NOVA’s Training Scholarship Fund.  NOVA’s Training Scholarship Fund will provide full registration, need based scholarships for victim advocates and crisis responders to attend NOVA’s 47th Annual Training Event.

Please email or call 703-535-6682!

Thank you to our sponsor:

register yourself and your community members for the
5k today!