Join us on this Virtual Race Series! To register, simply visit www.RunFierce.com to register for the 5K, 111 Miles or the EPIC Bundle (5K & 111 Miles).
Pre-Order: 15 July 2020
Race Begins: 3 August 2020
The Integrated Personnel and Pay System – Army (IPPS-A) is a revolutionary Army Human Resources (HR) system that enables Army HR professionals’ with the ability to maintain accurate accountability of Army personnel (Active, National Guard and Reserve), provides HR personnel and leaders with comprehensive tools for talent management and allows for an audit capability for pay and benefits. The slogan for IPPS-A is “One Soldier, One Record, One Army” thus the genesis of the 1.1.1 miles. IPPS-A delivers and integrates personnel and pay across all components and utilizes current technologies to deliver service and support to the Army’s most valuable resource: the Soldier and their family!
Although there is no locked timeline to finish, the event coordinator is challenging all participants to complete the 111 Mile VR within 90 days from our “go live” date (03 August 2020). This is easy, so let’s accept the challenge and do it! 1st, 2nd and 3rd place for both male/female categories that register for the 111 Mile Challenge will receive an exclusive AGCRA placement certificate. See the race rules here.
You can run, walk or use a combination of approved exercises to complete the AGCRA 5K/111 Mile Challenge anytime and anywhere! It’s Your Race at Your Pace! It’s not about how fast you finish, unless you are competing to get an AGCRA Placement Certificate. It’s about finishing based on your ability! Participants in the AGCRA virtual race earn an incredible one of a kind medal/race Bib for themselves while positively impacting the AGCRA community through the Scholarship program!
On 13 January 2020, the AGCRA President, COL (Ret) Robert L. Manning, was the guest speaker at the AGCRA Rocket City Chapter Breakfast in Huntsville, AL.
The event was well attended by all the Major Commands on Redstone Arsenal, AL, which included Army Materiel Command (AMC), Army Contracting Command (ACC), SMDC, AMCOM, MDA, PEO, Garrison, and the MPD. In attendance from the Redstone post leadership were COL Kelsey A. Smith, Garrison Commander; the AMC Deputy Chief of Staff, G-1 (Mil), COL John Motzko; AMC Deputy Chief of Staff, G-1 (Civ), COL (Ret) Charlen “Sonny” Chestang; and the ACC Deputy Chief of Staff, G-1, COL Richard Nelson.
COL (Ret) Manning listened to the attendees as they shared their personal AG stories, he spoke on the importance of being an AG advocate and encouraged non-members to join AGCRA.