Army Ten-Miler pasta dinner features Total Army NCO leaders

Wednesday, July 13, 2016

Army Ten-Miler and General Dynamics officials announced that runners attending the Army Ten-Miler’s General Dynamics Pasta Dinner are in for a special event and experience.

Highlighting the dinner, attendees will meet the senior enlisted leadership of the Army.

Sgt. Maj. of the Army Daniel Dailey; Command Sgt. Maj. Christopher S. Kepner, command sergeant major of the Army National Guard; and Command Sgt. Maj. James P. Willis, command sergeant major of the U.S. Army Reserve, will speak Oct. 10 at the race’s dinner.

The dinner also features an “all-you-can-eat” pasta buffet and an energizing musical performance by The United States Army Band’s Downrange. 

The General Dynamics Pasta Dinner will begin at 6:30 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 8, inside the Arlington Ballroom of the Crystal Gateway Marriott Hotel, 1700 Jefferson Davis Highway, Arlington, Virginia. 

For ticket information and sales go to www.armytenmiler.com.

The 32nd Army Ten-Miler – with 35,000 runners registered – will be held on Sunday, Oct. 9.

The race’s Online Transfer Program, that opened June 8, will be in effect until August 18.

The online transfer process is secure and easy to use.

Sellers are responsible for finding buyers and coordinating payment terms. The actual transfer of registration is conducted online and a small administrative fee is applied.

All parties receive an e-mail confirming the transaction has been processed.

Historically, nearly 1,200 runners enter the Army’s race through the Online Transfer Program.

“Buyer and Seller Discussion Boards” are posted on the Transfer Page of the race’s website, www.armytenmiler.com, for registered runners and non-registered runners to connect.

They can also connect on the Army Ten-Miler Facebook page.

AUSA NEW 2016 member rate for Army Ten-Miler runners

The Association of the United States Army, the Army Ten-Miler’s Founding Sponsor, salutes the 2016 runners by offering runners a special 2016 AUSA member rate – $30 for a two-year membership – and a very special two-year rate of $10 exclusively for grades E-1 to E-4, and Military Academy and ROTC cadets.

To take advantage of this special offer, go to the Army Ten-Miler website – www.armytenmiler.com – click on the AUSA Banner Ad on the main page and join.


The Army Ten-Miler HOOAH Tent Zone, opens on race day, features U.S. military commands and units from around the world promoting their “Army Spirit” and their mission. 

Runners and spectators have the unique opportunity to interact with soldiers, experience the esprit de corps, and enjoy the festive displays, music, and other activities that HOOAH Tent Zone has to offer.

HOOAH Tent reservations will open on June 15. For information and reservations call or email program manager, Eric Solarchick, at (202) 685-2938 (DSN: 325) or [email protected].

The HOOAH Tent tradition started back in the early 1990s when a few commands arranged for tents to support their teams and show their Army spirit. That tradition has grown to include over 80 tents.


The Lead Sponsors for the 2016 race are the Association of the United States Army and Kellogg Brown & Root (KBR), an AUSA sustaining member.

Major and Supporting Sponsors of the Army Ten-Miler include: 

AAFMAA, American Military University, DRS Technologies, General Dynamics, Navy Federal Credit Union, PricewaterhouseCoopers, Special Operations Recruiting Battalion, SOSi, CDWG, ClearanceJobs.com, G&G Outfitters, Marathon-Photos.com, MarathonGuide.com and Thales USA. 

Race Information

The Army Ten-Miler is produced by the U.S. Army Military District of Washington. It is the only race to start and end at the Pentagon. 

All race proceeds benefit soldier and soldier family MWR programs.