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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.

As we approach the 20th Air Force Marathon, it is only natural to look back at where we’ve been.  Our first race was the start of something special and runners have come back year after year to celebrate what makes our race unique but the first field of runners had no idea they would be

Happy New Year, Runners! With a new year come all aspects of resolutions and goals and dreams. The process of reaching those is challenging at times, as we stated in a recent blog. However, we have found a great article we believe should do all the talking for us this week. Runner’s World has published

Believe it or not, the time has rolled around once again for the Air Force Marathon registration! As the clock strikes midnight on January 1, registration opens for all events! On January 1, the Full Marathon and the Half Marathon will be at a $10 discount, and the 10K and 5K will be at a