Behind the scenes of the Army Ten Miler (Fall 2015)

In this short blog, I would like to show some photos from behind the scenes of the Army Ten-Miler.

Some serious crowd!
Some serious crowd!

Army Ten Miler is a very large sporting event and it is easy for the observer to focus only on the runners. However, behind the scenes of the main athletic event there are different parallel activities which are also very exciting.

Army - past and present
Army – past and present

The event of this magnitude cannot simply just happen without hundred of people working hard, ensuring that runners will have great time focusing on breaking their personal records! 🙂

This guy is on the roll
This guy is on the roll

At the Army event, there is always a place for a little bit of history and plenty of “side show”.

Army Golden Knights
Army Golden Knights

The necessary security for the event is provided by the Army units and local area police

and all the bags are inspected by the military working dog
and all the bags are inspected by the military working dog

force.

and naturally protection...
and naturally protection…

The finishing runners were provided with some drinks and snacks.

The organization of the event was spot on
The organization of the event was spot on

So, as you can see there is plenty going on behind the curtains.

Run Army!
Run Army!

Cheers and Hooah!

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