Register for the 2021 Virtual Navy Mile
The Navy Mile saw wonderful participation in the virtual Navy Mile in 2020! We are going to continue to this virtual race to allow runners in any location to participate.
at the location of your choice! Choose the classic mile, or, new this year, complete a 5K if you prefer a longer distance. Or if you’re up to an even greater challenge, chose the CPO “Chuck Heavy” Keating challenge – a series of 1-mile runs, push-ups, and squats (more information below). After completing your race, record your results through the registration site (instructions below).
The top 5 finishers in each age group will be entered into a raffle for Potomac River Running gift certificates.
There will also be weekly raffles for all registrants. Enter early to increase your chances of winning!
– enter the “Salty Pet” photo contest! Submit a photo of your pet in sailor attire for a chance to win prizes. The top 5 winners will receive gift certificates for their pets. Sign up for the The "Salty Pet" Photo contest within the registration process for $10. Information on submitting photos will be sent out to those who enter closer to the date of the event.
-Celebrate the Nation’s Sea Services and highlight the United States Navy’s birthday month
-Honor our fallen Sea Services heroes
-Promote family and community fitness
-Raise funds for NCCNL sponsored Sea Cadet programs, the Navy Safe Harbor Foundation, and the C4 Foundation
1 Mile/5K: $25
1 Mile/5K Paralympic & Wounded Warrior: $20
1Mile/5K Active Military & Reserve: $20
1 Mile/5K Sea Cadets: $20
"Chuck Heavy" Challenge: $35
Once race is complete, log back into the registration site, scroll down to "Navy Mile," click on the blue ACTIONS button, and then the link to "Log Results" to enter time. Please record all finish times no later than October 14 at midnight.
Each participant will receive a commemorative race shirt, custom bib and finisher medal. Register by Sept. 10th to ensure t-shirt availability.
All packets will be shipped, starting Thursday, September 23. Packets will continue to be shipped through October 13.
The "" is dedicated to all our Nation's fallen Service Men and Women. This event was established in honor of US Navy Chief Petty Officer Charles Keating IV, a talented high school and collegiate miler, who was killed battling ISIS fighters in Iraq on May 3, 2016. The challenge has been embraced as the Navy's Special Forces "Workout of the Day". Half of the entry proceeds for the Chuck Heavy Challenge will be donated to the C4 Foundation which provides support and resources for active duty Navy SEALS and their families. The challenge consists of the following: 1-mile run, 100 push-ups, 1-mile run, 100 air squats, 1-mile run.
Participants who complete all 5 steps of the "Chuck Heavy Challenge" consecutively and record their total time.
For those who do not want to participate, but would like to continue to help the Navy League support The Naval Sea Cadet Corps and The Safe Harbor Foundation, click below to donate: