COB ADDER, Iraq - Soldiers of the 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division competed in the Virginia 10-Miler at Contingency Operating Base Adder July 25.

Pfc. Jarred Hall of 1st Battalion, 68th Armor Regiment, 3rd BCT, 4th Inf. Div. won the race with a time of one hour, six minutes, and 15 seconds.

"It was a fun race and the competition was good," Hall said. Over 400 competitors came out for the race that was open for service members and Department of Defense contractors.

1st Battalion, 116th Infantry Regiment out of Lynchburg, Va., hosted the run.

Soldiers who chose to walk started at 5 a.m. while Soldiers who chose to run started 15 minutes later. The route stretched through the northern part of COB Adder. Roads were blocked off to guide the runners and protect them from traffic. When the race was over, the runners received complimentary t-shirts.

The official Virginia 10-Miler will be in September in Lynchburg.

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