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All runners have a PR (personal record) one way or another. Whether it’s a 5K, 10K, Half Marathon or Full Marathon, at some point, each individual will experience a best time. The feeling that comes from that is likely one never forgotten. Reaching a PR brings on a “Runner’s High” and carries over for a

Many people take time during this season to set New Year’s resolutions. Others verbalize that they are making life goals. Regardless of how you may look at a future desire, how do you stick to it? A year is a long time to work towards a new vision of what you want. We know it

As the year is wrapping up, we are most grateful for your participation in and reaction to our 20th anniversary race.  But as 2016 wraps up, we also are looking forward to the 21st Air Force Marathon, September 16, 2017! We may have just held our 20th anniversary, but 2017 brings the 70th anniversary of your

Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays to all!  We thought we’d share some photos from this year’s race and of the Air Force Marathon Staff. Thanks to all for a great 2016!

Keep on “Tri-ing” This week we welcome another guest blogger.  If you have a story you’d like to share, e-mail us at usaf.marathon@us.af.mil. My name is Renee Imbalzano Zegar from West Chester, Ohio.  I am a 41 year old wife and mother of a 13 and 10 year old.  I work full time as a

With the running industry having a life of its own these days, hundreds of products exist which runners use. Since it is the Christmas season, perhaps you are searching for the perfect gift for your runner. Or perhaps you will be treating yourself to a new running gadget. We thought we’d offer a few suggestions.

December is upon us, and tomorrow will be the first day of the last month of 2016. For many, this becomes a time of reflection of what the year has been for them and perhaps a time of what they want the next year to become. Also what happens at this time of year is

Pam Stapleton is kind enough to share her running story with the Air Force Marathon and our readers. Here is her story and why she runs for Ron. I’ve been doing the USAF 5k since 2014 and there are two things that I always put on my race bib – #werunforron and W8VZM. 2016 is

Today we celebrate Veterans Day. At the Air Force Marathon, we do not take this for granted. Many of our race participants are veterans. Every day we get to experience and see what happens with the military a little more closely than others. We are so thankful for what each of them do to sacrifice for

There is a proverb that says “A chain is only as strong as its weakest link.” While that proverb is proven to be quite true both literally and figuratively, we’d like to expand upon that and say that your body is only as strong as its weakest area. We have talked about strength training before,