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In today’s society, where you can choose a race nearly any given weekend anywhere in the USA, no matter the distance, we truly appreciate those of you who choose our race! But we know there are still many who would ask- Why should I run the Air Force Marathon? What makes your race unique? We are

When it comes to training for a race, whether it is a 5K or a full marathon, does nutrition really matter? The answer is YES! Nutrition plays a very large role in your training plan. Many athletes function under the myth that because they are burning extra calories while training, then they can consume whatever

The MAJCOM Challenge is its own competition within the Air Force Marathon. Founded in 2007, it has grown to become an event military members look forward to applying for and participating in each year. “For me, the Air Force Marathon has always been a way to celebrate the heritage of the Air Force. Having done

The following story of the 3rd Air Force Marathon is written by Air Force Marathon Marketing Coordinator, Rick Perron. In June of 1998 I was a young lieutenant stationed at Elmendorf AFB, AK when I got the call no son wants to get. My father was diagnosed with terminal lung cancer and had 6 months

By Rachael McKinney If you would have told me ten years ago that I would be on staff for the Air Force Marathon, I would have laughed at you. Yet here I sit, evidence of the fact that dreams can and do come true. I want to share with you my running story. In 2008,

Is the Air Force Marathon Course Hilly? A question we frequently get in regards to our race is “Is it a flat course, or hilly?” Honestly, this answer varies for each person; not because we are making up a different response, but because every single person has a different definition of what a hill is.