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NEWS | July 23, 2020

Army 10-miler goes nationwide for the first time

By U.S. Army Military District of Washington U.S. Army Military District of Washington

The 36th edition of the world’s third-largest 10-mile road race, the Army Ten-Miler, will be held as a virtual event Sunday, Oct. 11, through Sunday, Oct. 18.

“The Army Ten-Miler is a demonstration of the Army’s commitment to readiness, fitness, and our communities. This annual race is a symbol of these commitments and of our dedication to the health and safety of the entire Army family,” said Maj. Gen. Omar J. Jones, commander of The U.S. Army Military District of Washington.

“Army operations around the globe never cease, and our Soldiers are trained and ready to win in any environment. This year’s Army Ten-Miler embodies that ethos while safely bringing the opportunity to participate in your home town,” Jones said.

"Conducting the race virtually will support the Department of Defense and local government health measures to minimize COVID-19 risk”, said Matt Zimmerman, race director.

Registration for this year’s virtual race is now open and will cap at 25,000 participants.

The 36th Army Ten-miler virtual edition entry fee is $59 and includes shipping of a long-sleeve runner shirt, a race bib, calendar, and a commemorative ATM Finisher coin. Runners may register at

For the latest news and information via social media, follow the Army Ten-miler at on Twitter and @armytenmiler on Instagram. Don’t forget to tag Army Ten-miler in your training and virtual race post using #RunArmyRunStrong.

For additional 36th Army Ten-miler virtual edition race information, including photos, please contact Maida Johnson, Army Ten-Miler Deputy Race Director at 202-685-3361 and/or at or visit

All race proceeds benefit U.S. Army Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation programs.