General Dynamics hosts Army Ten-Miler pasta dinner

General Dynamics hosts Army Ten-Miler pasta dinner

Tuesday, July 11, 2017

Army Ten-Miler and General Dynamics officials announced that runners attending the Army Ten-Miler’s General Dynamics Pre-Race 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. Ted L. Copeland, command sergeant major of the U.S. Army Reserve, will speak Oct. 7 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 Downrange.

The General Dynamics all-you-can-eat pasta dinner will begin at 6:30 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 7, at the Crystal Gateway Marriott Hotel, 1700 Jefferson Davis Highway, Arlington, Va. Doors will open at 6:00 p.m.

For ticket information and sales go to

The 33rd Army Ten-Miler – with over 35,000 runners registered – will be held on Sunday, Oct. 8, the day before the Association of the U.S. Army’s three-day Annual Meeting and Exposition at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center.

The race’s Online Transfer Program, that opened June 14, will be in effect until August 25.

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 an 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 Online Transfer Program page of the Army Ten-Miler website,, for registered runners and non-registered runners to connect.

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


The Army Ten-Miler HOOAH Tent area, open 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 Tents have to offer.

HOOAH Tent reservations will opened June 15. For information and reservations call or email 
Leslie Greathouse at (202) 685-2938 (DSN: 325) or


The Lead Sponsors for the 2017 race are the Association of the United States Army and KBRwyle, an AUSA sustaining member.

Major Sponsors

American Armed Forces Mutual Aid Association

Comcast NBCUniversal

Leonardo DRS Technologies

General Dynamics Corporation

Kaplan University

Navy Federal Credit Union

Special Operations Recruiting Battalion



Supporting Sponsors



G&G Outfitters Inc.



Thales USA

For information about the Army Ten-Miler Commercial Sponsorship & Advertising program, contact Gia Maria Bower, program manager at

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 Morale Welfare and Recreation programs.