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Sports, Fitness & Races

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We host a variety of events and activities for all MWR patrons – Soldiers, civilians, family members, contractors and DoD civilians. Others are reserved for active duty Soldiers only. Click each tab below for more information on our events and registration details.

Commanders Cup Sports

Commanders Cup intramural sports are reserved for active duty Soldiers. Sports include basketball, football, golf, soccer, softball and volleyball.

 

Exception to Policy for Intramural Sports

Team Roster

Letter of Intent

Waiver of Liability

 

Open Sports and Events

These offer military, family members, DoD civilians and local residents an opportunity to participate in individual and team competitions. Look for more information on our website calendar.

Fitness Centers, Classes & Trainers

We have five fitness centers that are conveniently located all across post. You will find a list, along with class schedules and information about our personal trainers on our Fitness Centers page.

Races

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Fort Benning host multiple races throughout the year.  Here, you can see our upcoming races that we offer: 

For more information, contact lori.m.smith38.naf@mail.mil.

 

Chesty Puller Challenge Trail Run

The annual Fort Benning Chesty Puller Challenge is a 10ish miler trail run routed deep into the woods near Kelley Hill. Male and female participants will be assigned separately to the appropriate age division. The top three in each division will be awarded a prize. There will also be a division for military teams of three and four members. Registration is $50 per person or $125 for team until the day of the race, when it will increase to $70.  Shirts to first 100 sign-ups.

The Chesty Puller Kids Challenge 1-Mile or 2-Mile fun run for kids will start at 8:30 a.m. and the Chesty Puller Challenge at 9am.  The cost is $10 until race day, then increases to $15.

Register at Smith Fitness Center or click here.

Okoberfest 10K Cross Country Challenge

Saturday, October 16.  Stay tuned for more information.

Post Hockey

Fort Benning Ice Hockey is looking for interested players for the upcoming season.  Players must provide their own equipment.  All Fort Benning players are encouraged to go to the Fort Benning Hockey Facebook page and join for updated announcements and schedule.  Any questions can be sent to the FB Hockey Team Captain, CPT Matthew DePuydt @706-405-1879 or matthew.t.depuydt@socom.mil

All players are encouraged to join the Columbus Hockey Association League.  Registration is now open at https://www.columbushockey.org/register.

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Army 10 Miler

AUSA AD-2020.jpgFor more than 30 year, the Army Ten-Miler has promoted the Army and its fitness goals, while building esprit de corps and enhancing community relations. This October more than 30,000 runners will take to the streets of Washington, D.C. to participate in the Army’s premier running event. The race is produced by the Military District of Washington and all race proceeds benefit Soldier MWR programs.

 

We host qualifier races each year for active duty, activated National Guard and activated Reservists assigned to Fort Benning.  Each event starts at Santiago Fitness Center on Sand Hill and registration is onsite the morning of the race. Selections are based on individual run times posted during the qualifier dates. Runners may participate in more than one qualifier. Anyone selected will be eligible for Commander’s Cup points and run as part of the Fort Benning Ten-Miler Team. Selections will be made for the Fort Benning Team based on individual run times posted during the qualifier dates listed above. Anyone selected will run as part of the Fort Benning Army Ten-Miler team during the Annual Army Ten-Miler in Washington, D.C. 

 

For more information, email lori.m.smith38.naf@mail.mil.

  • Races
  • Hours:
    Monday
    9:00am-5:00pm
    Tuesday
    9:00am-5:00pm
    Wednesday
    9:00am-5:00pm
    Thursday
    9:00am-5:00pm
    Friday
    9:00am-5:00pm
    Saturday
    Closed
    Sunday
    Closed
  • Commander Cup and Open Sports
  • Hours:
    Monday
    9:00am-5:00pm
    Tuesday
    9:00am-5:00pm
    Wednesday
    9:00am-5:00pm
    Thursday
    9:00am-5:00pm
    Friday
    9:00am-5:00pm
    Saturday
    Closed
    Sunday
    Closed

More Sports & Fitness

CPR Classes

Dec 8 9 am - 5 pm
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CPR Classes

Dec 8 9 am - 5 pm
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Ugly Sweater 5K

Dec 11 9 am - 10 am

CYS Zumbini Registration

Feb 14
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