By U.S. Army Military District of Washington Public Affairs & Army Ten-Miler Marketing OfficeJuly 31, 2013
WASHINGTON (July 31, 2013) -- The Army's race will hold a special online lottery for U.S. service member, Aug. 1-15. The lottery is open to all U.S. service members and they must use a .mil email address when registering.
Lottery registration will be conducted at www.armytenmiler.com, and 500 registrants will be randomly selected by a computer generated drawing, Aug. 16.
Registrants will be required to enter a valid credit card, but will not be charged unless selected. Between Aug. 1 and Aug. 20, all registrants will receive an email notification stating whether they were selected or not selected. The searchable database on the Registration/Confirm tab of the Army Ten-Miler website will be updated with the names of the runners that were selected by 23 Aug.
Lottery winners who are unable to run may transfer their registration thru the Army Ten-Miler Transfer Program until Aug. 30, or join a team until Sept. 6. Questions? Call 202-685-4820.
ABOUT THE ARMY TEN-MILER
The Army's 29th annual Army Ten-Miler race is scheduled for Sunday, 20 Oct. in Washington, D.C. at the U.S. Pentagon. Produced by the U.S. Army Military District of Washington, D.C., known as MDW, this prestigious race attracts 35,000 military and civilian runners from around the world. It is the third largest 10-mile race in the world, and all proceeds benefit Soldier and Soldier family MWR programs.
The Army Ten-Miler event also features a two-day Army Ten-Miler Expo, presented by Boeing, on Oct. 18-19, at the D.C. Armory. The expo hosts more 75 exhibitors and attracts 40,000 attendees. Race day activities include a "world class" race with elite athletes, live music, youth activities, and the popular "Hooah Tent Zone" which features interactive displays and exhibits by Army installations from around the world.