US Military Endurance Sports

The USMES Charter

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 Uniformed Services.


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Upcoming events

  • 10/22/17 Marine Corps Marathon Washington, D.C.
  • 11/04/17 Ironman Florida: Panama City Beach Panama City, FL
  • 11/19/17 Ironman Arizona: Tempe Tempe, AZ

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Recent News & Features

Cowboy-Up! USMES Challenges the AR World Championships

21 Sep 2017 More distance, more elevation, more gear to haul, more navigation difficulty: heading to the 2017 Cameco Cowboy Tough AR World Championships, the eight-member USMES contingent knew to expect more. USMES racers accepted the 757 km long and challenging course. Enduring weather, a 100 km packraft stage, a 264 km mountain bike ride, physical and navigational stages over the 60 plus km Wind River Trek...and a mechanical bull?!?! Read more

Bolt’s true endurance as athlete tested in ‘17

14 Sep 2017 Jodie Bolt poses near the start line at the International Triathlon Union’s World Championships for Duathlon in Penticton, Canada, Aug. 19. She finished fourth in the sprint duathlon and second in the standard duathlon in her age group. Read more

Defenders of Freedom Limited-Edition Commemorative Apparel

28 May 2017 For the last 100 years, American troops have supported the cause of freedom, liberty, democracy, and equality. During that time, thousands of those troops made the ultimate sacrifice, with many never returning home. Since April 6, 1917, American troops have been engaged in near uninterrupted combat, peacekeeping, and humanitarian missions around the globe as the “Defenders of Freedom.” To commemorate the sacrifice and service of all American servicemembers, US Military Endurance Sports (USMES) in partnership with Pearl iZUMi, have created the Defenders of Freedom line of apparel.

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