The New Jersey Army National Guard Men’s Running Team placed second in the 19th Army Ten-Miler, held in Washington, D.C. Oct. 5. The Michigan National Guard team placed first. A record 13,195 runners crossed the finish line in America’s largest ten-mile race.
Members of the New Jersey Army National Guard pose for a team photo. (l-r): Maj. Mark Piterski, Spc. Anthony Christy, Staff Sgt. Donald Bandinelli, Master Sgt. Alex Estrada (Team Captain), Master Sgt. Yvonne McGuire, and Maj. Jemal Beale. Not pictured Maj. John Sheard. Team Captain Master Sgt. Estrada led with a time of 1:06:40. The other top three finishers were Maj. Sheard (1:06:49), Maj. Piterski (1:07.18) and Staff Sgt. Brandinelli (1:11:30). The times for other team members competing that day were: Spc. Anthony Christy (1:14:10), Master Sgt. Yvonne McGuire (1:32:50), Maj. Jemal J. Beale (1:38:24), Sgt. 1st Class David Stillwagon (1:22:30), Sgt. 1st Class Matthew Krug (1:27:48), Chief Warrant Officer 4 (Ret.) Christopher Perron (2:21:33), and Capt. Robert Martinez (1:39:42).