Army Ten-Miler General Registration Opens 6:30 a.m. EDT May 19

Friday, May 15, 2015

Army Ten-Miler officials announced that phase two -- General Registration for the public at large --will open May 19 at 6:30 a.m. EDT. 

Entry is on a first-come, first-served basis, for the 20,000 slots available following Priority Registration on May 5.

The 2015 race cap is again 35,000.

General Registration is presented by Defense Mobile.

Military installations and the general public will be able to obtain pre-paid entries for their running teams during this registration session.

For those who miss registration in May, the Army Ten-Miler online transfer program will open June 2.

Last year nearly 1,500 runners were able to enter the race through the transfer program.

AUSA NEW Member Rate for Army Ten-Miler Runners

The Association of the United States Army, the Army Ten-Miler’s Founding Sponsor, salutes the 2015 runners by offering  runners a special AUSA NEW member rate --$10 for a one-year NEW membership.

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.

This year’s race

The 31st Annual Army Ten-Miler will be held at 8 a.m., Sunday, Oct. 11, the day before the opening of the Association of the United States Army’s Annual Meeting and Exposition, Oct. 12 – 14, at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center.

Produced by the U.S. Army Military District of Washington, the Army’s race attracts military and civilian runners from around the world.

All race proceeds benefit soldier and family Morale, Welfare and Recreation (MRW) programs.

The race’s two-day Health and Fitness EXPO will be held on Friday, Oct. 9, and Saturday, Oct. 10, from 8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. both days.

The Marriott Crystal Gateway Hotel in Arlington, Va., will again serve as the headquarter hotel for this year’s race.

The hotel is conveniently located less than a mile from the Pentagon and is on the Metro Blue and Yellow lines.

The hotel will offer a special room rate for runners and host the popular all-you-can-eat GEICO Pasta Dinner on Saturday, Oct. 10.

Since the room block and GEICO Pasta Dinner always sell out, race officials encourage runners to make their reservations early.

Complete race information is available at www.armytenmiler.com.

The Lead Sponsors for the 2015 race are the Association of the United States Army and KBR, an AUSA sustaining member.

Other Army Ten-Miler commercial sponsors include: Defense Mobile, GEICO, Navy Federal Credit Union, General Dynamics, PWC, DRS Technologies, AAFMAA, ClearanceJobs.com, Marathon-Photo.com and G&G Outfitters. 

The Army Ten-Miler offers a variety of sponsor packages for organizations to achieve their business objectives and to support soldiers.

For more information on Army Ten-Miler sponsorship opportunities contact Gia Bower (202) 685-1995, or [email protected].

For additional information on this premier Army running event, visit www.armytenmiler.com.