The Army held their annual ten-mile race in Washington D.C. this weekend. After losing to a team from Brazil for the last three years, a team made up of members of the U.S. Army emerged as champions. From the U.S. Army MWR:â†µ
The All-Army WCAP team dashed away with the international Army trophy after defeating the three-time reigning champions from Rio de Janeiro.â†µ
“We beat the Brazilians,” Spc. Robert Cheseret said moments after leading the elite U.S. squad of four men by finishing third with a time of 48 minutes, 20 seconds ... “Everybody worked hard to make sure we won it, and we did it.”â†µ
The individual champion was Alene Reta of Ethiopia who finished with a time of 47:10 which is faster than you could drive ten miles around the District depending on what time of day you made your trip.â†µ
Nearly 22,000 people finished the race. Visit the official site of the Army 10-miler for more information.