About US Military Endurance Sports
The US Military Endurance Sports (USMES) program, a division of American Servicemembers Amateur Sports Inc. (ASAS), is a non-profit 501(c)3 organization chartered to support amateur athletes, endurance sports education and activities for current, retired, and veteran members of the United States Armed Forces. What began in 2009 as an elite cycling team has grown into a thriving multi-sport recreational, club, development, and elite athletic program.
USMES supports Cycling, Triathlon, Running, and Adventure Racing teams for amateur athletes of all abilities, including special programs for wounded veteran and adaptive athletes. USMES provides athletes incredible opportunities including camps, clinics, focus events, team competitions, and non-competitive gatherings. Additionally, USMES offers members a unique mentoring program helping athletes, regardless of ability, by offering discounted coaching, skill development opportunities, and a growing library of education materials supporting beginner and intermediate athletes. Finally, USMES lowers the cost of athlete participation improving access to competitions and development opportunities through discounts on competition gear, targeted race reimbursement, and limited athlete competition grants.
The mission of USMES is to promote endurance sports as part of a healthy lifestyle to active and Veteran members of the US Armed Forces.
The vision of USMES is to become the preeminent endurance sports education and development community for active and Veteran members of the US Armed Forces.