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Friends of the Air Force Marathon, “If you want to win something, run 100 meters. If you want to experience something, run a marathon.” – Emil Zatopek, 1952 Olympic 5K, 10K, and Marathon Gold Medalist While Mr. Zatopek was alluding to the experience he had running a marathon, his achievements across multiple distances suggest having

  Have you heard of the Run-Walk-Run program? If not, you’re missing (47:49) is the founder of the Run-Walk-Run method, and he will be our featured guest speaker at the 2018 Air Force Marathon Sports and Fitness Expo. Jeff once wrote for Runner’s World magazine and he also has over 30  published books. He is

This year the Air Force Marathon is extremely excited to introduce the inaugural Fly-Fight-Win Challenge! For a few years now, participants have been asking for an event along these lines, so we have listened and are happy to share the details of how it works! What is it? Fly-Fight-Win is the new Air Force Marathon

What is an Air Force without its planes?  Not much really.  The Air Force takes pride in putting the most modern and capable aircraft in the skies to protect the American people and complete missions all across the globe from humanitarian relief operations to precision strikes.  Every year the Air Force marathon selects an aircraft

HIIT. It’s a word many runners have come to learn, incorporating it into the training plan. One either loves these HIIT workouts or hates them. Or, perhaps hates doing them but loves the results of them. Wherever you stand on this particular workout, here are a few things to know about it. What is a

Happy New Year! 2018 has come upon us with a bang of cold weather and winter at its finest (or maybe at its worst… depending on how you look at it!) We have begun with sub-zero temperatures, and even our fair weathered southern states have been seeing less than normal January weather. So, what does

Can you believe that the end of the year is nearly here? It seems as though just yesterday we were ringing in 2017. Time really flies, especially as you tick away the days with your training runs. So, as you approach the year 2018 and begin to decide which races you want to run and

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,

To all our runners who came out and participated in the 2017 event, thank you for making it our best one yet! Yes, we do say that every year. And every year, we wonder how it can be better than the previous year, but it seems to unfold itself in that manner. And 2017 was