Picatinny Arsenal sent 29 runners to the AUSA (Association of the United States Army) Ten Miler race held on Oct. 8 in Washington D.C., starting and finishing at the Pentagon. It is the second largest 10 mile race in the United States. The Picatinny representatives were a mix of military, civilian, contractor, and military family members.

Four teams were entered in two separate categories, with the top team placing second in the “Government Agency” category with a cumulative time of 4:21:50, only 1:31 behind Redstone Arsenal. There were a total of 35,000 entrants, and 25,788 official finishers.

Pictured above, from left to right, kneeling: Dave Chau, Marc Dalangin, Mark Motyka, Erin Vergano, Courtney Fox, and Kelley Caflin. Standing: Fernando Echavarria-Hidalgo, Josh Cohen, Mike Los, Zach Krogstadt, Aldous Strother, John McFassel, Jim Murnane, Jason Cook, Jesse Wolfgang, Luke Falk and Jose Diaz. Sitting: Julia Gustafson, Eric Erickson, and Paul Zamor, Not Pictured: Laura Beach, Brian Disalle, Annette Franklin, Eric Gauthier, Manny Marasigan, Bernie Reger, Kristy Klein, Sandy Risha, and Amy Wilson.