Army Ten-Miler T-Shirt Design Contest is Open 

             Army Ten-Miler officials have announced that the race’s annual T-shirt design contest is open and entries are being accepted through June 1.

Artists, designers and would be artists are invited to submit a T-shirt design for this year’s 25th anniversary race. 

After the June 1 deadline, a Blue Ribbon Committee will judge the entries and the top five will be posted on the Army Ten-Miler Web site.

The 30,000 registered runners will be able to vote for their favorite design from June 10 --19. The first, second and third place entries will be announced on June 24 at

The grand prize winner will receive $1,000 and will have his/her design printed on over 30,000 official race and volunteer T-shirts.

The second place winner will receive $500 and the third place winner will receive $250.

The Army Ten-Miler T-shirt design contest is open to all U.S. residents, age 18 and older. 

Designs must be original artwork and reflect the unique tradition and experience of the Army Ten-Miler.  For design guidelines and specifications on the contest, visit 

The Army Ten-Miler is celebrating its 25th anniversary this year on Sunday, Oct. 4 in Washington.

This unique road race has both its start and finish lines at the Pentagon. Race weekend activities include a two-day race EXPO, fitness clinics, youth runs, post race party and HOOAH tents from Army installations around the world.

The race is produced by the U.S. Army Military District of Washington (MDW), with proceeds benefiting Army morale, welfare and recreation programs, a comprehensive network of support and leisure services designed to enhance the lives of soldiers and their families.

The mission of the Army Ten-Miler is to promote the Army, build esprit de corps, support fitness goals, and enhance community relations.

The race’s Lead Sponsors are the Association of the United States Army and KBR.

For more information about the Army’s race, visit