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The 20th annual Air Force Marathon will take place on September 17, 2016 in commemoration of the 69th anniversary of the United States Air Force. The marathon welcomes all branches of the military and any civilians to take part in this historic event.
I would like to participate in the Air Force Marathon. Is permissive TDY authorized?
Permissive TDY is authorized for Air Force active duty members under AFI 36-3003 (26 Oct 09) Military Leave Program, Section F, Paragraph 12, Table 7, Rule 30. Be sure to check with your supervisor.
Can you tell me more about the new MAJCOM Challenge?
Teams consist of four Full Marathoners (3 men and 1 woman) and six Half Marathoners (4 men and 2 women).
10 person teams will be selected to represent their respective MAJCOM’s. Team composition will be made up of 3 males and 1 female for the Full Marathon and 4 males and 2 females for the Half Marathon. Individuals selected to represent their MAJCOM may attend in a permissive TDY status as authorized by AFI 36-3003, Military Leave Program.Individuals travel, registration fee, and lodging will be reimbursed. MAJCOM CHALLENGE TEAMS HAVE ALREADY BEEN SELECTED FOR 2016
The following MAJCOMs are funded: ACC, AFSOC, AFSPC, AETC, AFMC, AFRC, AMC, AFGSC, AFDW, USAFE and PACAF
If you have any questions, submit your question through myPers or call DSN 665-7000.
Download: MAJCOM Scoring [doc]
Can I get a refund of my registration fees if I will be deployed?
Our cancellation policy states that registration fees are non-refundable and non-transferable, however, if you have been issued orders to deploy, and have already registered and paid to participate in the Air Force Marathon, you can get a refund.
Refunds will be given to individuals who have deployment orders that will prevent them from participating in the marathon. The following are the requirements for a refund:
– Copy of deployment orders (CED Orders)
– Mailing address where refund will be sent
– Refunds will not be given for TDY or PCS orders
Above items must be faxed to the Air Force Marathon office at (937) 656-1000 or DSN 986-1000 by 31 October of the year of the event.