The Navy Mile

The Navy Mile

Sun, September 30, 8:00am

Washington, DC

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The Navy Mile on Pennsylvania Avenue presented by USAA is a community celebration and kicks off the United States Navy birthday week. The 4th edition is the finale of the Bring Back the Mile Grand Prix Tour 2018 and offers $15,000 in Open prize money.

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.

Also for the second year, the event will be sponsoring a push-up contest concurrent with the Mile heats. Proceeds support The Navy Safe Harbor Foundation Wounded Warrior program.

2017 PRIZE MONEY & AWARDS
Elite Awards
The top five elite male and female runners will receive the following cash awards: Champion: $3000, runner-up: $2000, 3rd place: $1250, 4th place: $750 and 5th place: $500

In addition, there will be a $1000 bonus if the winner goes sub-4:00 (men) or sub-4:35 (women) plus a $100 bonus per gender for anyone bettering the event record: 4:03.7, Riley Masters (USA / WA) and 4:38.00, Heather Kampf (USA / MN). See 2017 top results further below.

Sea Cadet Team Awards
The top three Sea Cadet teams also receive cash prizes: $500, $350 and $200.

Age Group Awards
The top five female finishers and top five male finishers in each of the age groups receive Potomac River Running gift cards: $200, $125, $75, $50 and $25.

Age categories: 14 & under, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70-plus

Wheelchair & Paralympic Awards
The top five wheelchair and the top five paralympic finishers also receive Potomac River Running gift cards: $200, $150, $100, $50 and $25.

2017 The Navy Mile Champions
Kirubel Erassa (USA / GA), 4:06
Eglay Nalyanya (KEN), 4:45

Elite athlete contact, Scott Raczko: scott@potomacriverrunning.com

3rd The Navy Mile presented by USAA
Bring Back the Mile Grand Prix Tour 2017 Finale
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MEN
1) Kirubel Erassa (GA), 4:05.20, $3000
2) Willy Fink (VA), 4:05.37, $2000
3) Luis Vargas (NC), 4:05.46, $1250
4) Ben Blankenship (OR), 4:06.63, $750
5) Daniel Herrera (OR), 4:09.04, $500
6) Travis Burkstrand (WA), 4:11.24
7) Sam Penzenstadler (VA), 4:11.25
8) Andy Phillips (CO), 4:11.66
9) Dey Dey (NY), 4:12.14
10) Cyrus Korir (KEN), 4:12.14

WOMEN
1) Eglay Nalyanya (KEN), 4:44.30, $3000
2) Rachel Weber (OH), 4:47.82, $2000
3) Margaret Connelly (CO), 4:48.86, $1250
4) Calli Thackery (MD), 4:51.72, $750
5) Alyson McGonigle (VA), 5:03.60, $500
6) Myah Hicks (VA), 5:03.74
7) Francine Nzilampa (DRC), 5:09.87
8) Emily Koehle (MD), 5:09.98
9) Erin Sicher (DC), 5:12.90
10) Jacqueline Kasal (DC), 5:15.30

Visit navymile.com for complete results.

The past two editions were the finale of the Bring Back the Mile Grand Prix Tour 2016-17 and the inaugural The Navy Mile was a 2015 BBTM Featured Event, showcasing the best Mile races across America.

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