Commander’s Cup

The 2017 Commander’s Cup Series has kicked off! 

Commander’s Cup Series Dates: May – September

Fitness Center Commanders Cup Events May 17

Teams are to consist of 4-6 participants. Participation points will be included in each event. Participation points will be counted as a team or, if counted individually, will only count for 4 participants. The only exception will be for the 10K Race. Place points will either be as a team (for team events) or individuals for the top four individuals on your team (providing they finish high enough). For the 10 K Race, all 6 of your teammates can receive place points. Using this information, you can decide whether you would like to have 4 on your team or 5-6.

Place points will be as follows: 1st-100 pts, 2nd-80 pts, 3rd-70 pts, 60, 50, 40, 35, 30, 25, 20, 15, 10, 9, 8, 7, 6, 5, 4, 3, 2. There will also be some bonus points achievable through special monthly challenges.

The Commander’s Cup program typically includes events such as:

  1. Strong B.A.N.D.S. “Armed Forces Day” 5K Run/Walk
    This run is the first event of the Commander’s Cup Series; teams can accumulate points for this timed run. 
  2. “Hot Shot Basketball” Shooting Competition
    Participants within your team will compete in attempting to make the most shots from around the perimeter in 2 minutes to accumulate points. Open to all participants.
  3. Biathlon (3K run/300 yard swim/1K run)
    Everyone on your team can participate. You will receive 5 participation points each participant for up to 4 participants. You can earn place points for your top 4 participants. This event involves running 3 kilometers, swimming 300 yards, and running 1 kilometer.  Teams need to register for Biathlon date slot.
  4. Amazing Adventure Race
    Participation in this event will earn you 20 team participation points. Everyone on your team can participate. Place points awarded to the top teams who complete the 11 tasks and will be ranked based on your total time.The Amazing Adventure Race is a unique way to see DLA New Cumberland. The race is part adventure, part scavenger hunt, and part clue solving. Fashioned after the tv show, The Amazing Race, we will have you and your team navigating the base and completing tasks, finding things, and solving clues. 
  5. Duathlon (2K run/4-mile bike/2K run)
    Everyone on your team can participate. You will receive 5 participation points each participant for up to 4 participants. You can earn place points for your top 4 participants. This event involves running 2 kilometers, biking 4 miles, and running 2 kilometers.  Teams need to register for Duathlon date slot.
  6. “Naughty Nine” Strength Competition
    The Naughty Nine and Naughty Nine team course require a mixture of strength, speed, and stamina as you navigate obstacles and perform physical challenges. Everyone on your team can participate. You will receive 5 participation points each participant for up to 4 participants. You can earn place points for your top 4 participants. The course will be similar to last year, and may include tire flipping, bench pressing, dummy drag, farmer’s walk, kettle bell swings, box jump, and more. The course will involve consecutive fitness events and place points will be earned by completion time.*Naughty Nine team course-20 team participation points. Place points earned as a team. (This is a separate event the same week).
  7. “Grand Finale” 10K Run
    Everyone on your team can participate. All participants receive 5 participation points and the chance to win place points. Additional place winner points will be awarded for this event. 1st-100 pts, 2nd-80 pts, 3rd-70 pts, 60, 50, 40, 35, 30, 25, 20, 15, 14, 13, 12, 11, 10, 9, 8, 7, 6, 5, 4, 3, 2, 1. This will be a one day event with date and time TBD.
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Open to Military and DoD employees.

Check out the Commander’s Cup Series Results & Team Standings.