Inaugural The Navy Mile

Inaugural The Navy Mile

Sun, October 4, 8:00am

Washington, DC

An exciting one Mile race on historic Pennsylvania Avenue celebrating the Sea Services. The Navy Mile on Pennsylvania Avenue presented by USAA is a community celebration, kicking off the United States Navy birthday week. The inaugural race includes a prize purse of more than $14,000 including $12,500 for elite Milers.

By participating in this race you will be supporting the Naval Sea Cadet Corps, Safe Harbor Foundation and Navy Memorial. You will run for fun and for a great cause! This road Mile will also feature some of the top world class runners in the United States and from all around the world. Come see the nation's avenue as never seen before!

This race is for everyone in the entire family. There are categories for every age and after the race, everyone can partake in the post-race expo on the grounds of the Navy Memorial Plaza.

AWARDS
Elite Awards
The top five elite male and female runners will receive the following cash awards:
Champion: $2500, runner-up: $1500, 3rd place: $1000, 4th place: $750 and 5th place: $500

Sea Cadet Team Awards
The top three Sea Cadet teams will receive cash prizes in these amounts:
1st place: $500, 2nd place: $350 and 3rd place: $200

Age Group Awards
The top five male and female finishers in each of the age groups below will receive Potomac River Running gift cards in these amounts:
1st place: $200, 2nd place: $125, 3rd place: $75, 4th place: $50 and 5th place: $25.

Age categories: 14 & under, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75-79, 80-84, 85-89 and 90+

Wheelchair and Paralympic Awards
The top five wheelchair and the top five Paralympic finishers will receive Potomac River Running gift cards in these amounts:
1st place: $400, 2nd place: $300, 3rd place: $200, 4th place: $100 and 5th place: $50

The Navy Mile is a BBTM Featured Event, showcasing the best Mile races across America.

2015 Inaugural The Navy Mile Champions
Sam Penzenstadler (VA), 4:17
Kenyetta Iyevbele (NC), 4:53

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