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  Drivers License Form Drivers License Form We are collecting this information for the sole purpose of performing a background check and determining eligibility for access to the military installation. This form is required for ALL Air Force Marathon volunteers, contractors, and sponsors attending the Stars and Stripes Sponsor Breakfast. First Name (as it is

Refunds All race registrations and product purchases are non-refundable, even in the event of race cancellation*. The only exception is for official military deployment (CED orders). Refunds WILL NOT be given for TDY or PCS orders. If you are deployed during the race, you may send a copy of your CED orders to usaf.marathon@us.af.mil to receive

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Gourmet Pasta Dinner Friday, September 20th, 2024 5:30-8:30 p.m. | Open to the public! Formal Program begins at 6:00 p.m. National Museum of the U.S. Air Force Looking for a place to have dinner on Friday night before your big race? Bring your family and friends and have the chance to meet fellow runners at

Health & Fitness Expo Details The Air Force Marathon Health & Fitness Expo hosts more than 100 exhibitors featuring the latest developments in health, fitness, and nutrition. In addition, the expo is the home of bib pick-up for all 8,500 participants and will offer yoga and a mobility clinic. Held at the Wright State University

Jill Huffman Assistant Director Jill Huffman is the Assistant Race Director and newest member to the Team. Her role is to be the ‘Jill of all Trades’ before, during, and after our events. If you see Jill running by on race weekend, think nothing of it. She is most likely headed to the finish line

Stay up to date with the latest news and announcements on the Air Force Marathon. July Newsletter Wright-Patterson Air Force Base | July 3, 2023 June Newsletter Wright-Patterson Air Force Base | June 7, 2023 2023 History & Heritage Race Series Featured Aircraft Revealed Wright-Patterson Air Force Base | June 1, 2023 May Newsletter Wright-Patterson

The Air Force Marathon is making a push to become a more environmentally friendly event. It takes a lot of resources to put together an event the size and caliber of the Air Force Marathon. That’s why we’re taking a look at what we can do to increase our sustainability. In 2019, we were a

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2023 Official Race Shirts & Finisher Medals Official Race Shirts Available in a unisex crewneck and fitted v-neck long sleeve or short sleeve, this shirt is made of a dry-fit, lightweight, breathable, 100% polyester material (60% recycled) engineered for your complete comfort. This shirt is designed to be “flight suit green” to honor the aircrew

  The Air Force Marathon is proud to continue the History & Heritage Race Series in 2024! While the Air Force Marathon, held annually the third Saturday in September, always features active aircraft, the History & Heritage Race Series features retired aircraft in order to begin to highlight all of the great aircraft that have

Saturday Events We welcome spectators to cheer on their family and friends at the Start and Finish Line at the Saturday events. Ample parking will be available for free at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force, where the marathon, half marathon, and 10K race courses begin and end. The museum gate off Springfield

Gift Registrations Junior active duty, reserve, and guard enlisted members (E-1 to E-6) interested in receiving a donated race entry must submit the following information to usaf.marathon@us.af.mil: Name Rank Unit Event preference (5K, 10K, half marathon or marathon) A paragraph explaining why you’re interested in participating in this year’s in person event   The deadline

The Air Force Marathon is always scheduled to take place the third Saturday in September in commemoration of the 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. Active Duty, reservists, veterans, guard members, retirees, and ROTC cadets may

2023 Course Maps & Descriptions Marathon (26.2) 2023 Full Marathon Course Map Beginning at the National Museum of the United States Air Force, the course heads up one of only two solid hills right from the start before dropping down into Historic Huffman Flying Field in the third mile. From there, you can expect a very

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5K Event Details Friday, September 20th, 2024 at 6:30 p.m. Wright State University Nutter Center 5K Course Map & Description 2023 5K Course Map Taking place on the beautiful campus of Wright State University (WSU), this family-friendly 5K course winds downhill past the WSU’s Nutter Center and athletic facilities before turning uphill into campus. The

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10K Event Details Saturday, September 21st, 2024 at 6:30 a.m. National Museum of the U.S. Air Force 10K Course Map & Description 2023 10K Course Map Starting just outside the National Museum of the United States Air Force, the 10K route will warm you up quickly as you make your way uphill to the United

Marathon 3-Person Relay Details Saturday, September 21st, 2024 at 7:30 a.m. National Museum of the U.S. Air Force Course Map & Description 2023 Relay Course Map The Air Force Marathon relay takes place on the marathon course, with two relay exchanges at miles 8 and 17. Leg 1 relay participants start at the same time

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Half Marathon Event Details Saturday, September 21st, 2024 at 7:30 a.m. National Museum of the U.S. Air Force Half Marathon Course Map & Description 2023 Half Marathon Course Map The Air Force Half Marathon course is as challenging as it is rewarding! Beginning at the National Museum of the United States of the Air Force,

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Marathon Event Details Saturday, September 21st, 2024 at 7:30 a.m. National Museum of the U.S. Air Force Marathon Course Map & Description 2023 Full Marathon Course Map Beginning at the National Museum of the United States Air Force, the course heads up one of only two solid hills right from the start before dropping down

8500TOTAL ATHLETES 50STATES REPRESENTED 1500VOLUNTEERS 18FOREIGN COUNTRIES PHOTO GALLERYHighlights from past year's marathons. PRESENTING SPONSORThank you to all of the Air Force Marathon sponsors! PHONE Local: (937) 257-4350 Toll Free: 1 (800) 467-1823 CONTACT US EMAIL usaf.marathon@us.af.mil ADDRESS Air Force Marathon 88 MSG/AFM 2000 Allbrook Drive, Building 2, Door 3 WPAFB, OH 45433

2023 Training Programs Now Available! Let’s Get Training Developed by the Air Force Marathon, these free training programs will help guide your training towards a successful finish on race day. We have designed beginner training programs as well as intermediate training programs for the marathon, half marathon, 10K, and 5K distances. Beginner Training Programs Marathon:

Directions & Parking* (Saturday events) *Plan to arrive 1.5-2 hours before your scheduled race start. Saturday Event Directions (PDF) IMPORTANT: Parking gates open at 4:00 a.m. There will be no participant drop-off allowed at the museum the morning of the race (see below for more info). All three parking gates (see map) will be entry

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2024 Schedule of Events Thursday, September 19th, 2024 Health & Fitness Expo/Packet Pick-Up: 3:00-7:00 p.m. | Free & open to the public! Wright State University Nutter Center 3640 Colonel Glenn Highway Dayton, OH 45435     Friday, September 20th, 2024 Runners Plus | Shakeout Run: 10:00 a.m. | Free & open to the public! Wright

Join the Festivities! Beginning in 2023, we are excited to announce the Finish Line Festival and After Party have joined forces to create the Boeing/Leonardo Finish Line Festival! In order to alleviate the stress and hassle of getting from one venue to another both of these festivities will be held at the National Museum of

Volunteer registration is now open.   Join the Flight Crew It takes over 1,500 dedicated Flight Crew volunteers to ensure all of the Air Force Marathon events take off without a hitch! Our Flight Crew volunteers make this possible by giving their time with pre-race set-up, endless support during race weekend, and with post-race clean-up.

After much thought and consideration, the Air Force Services Center has done a complete overhaul of the Air & Space Challenge (formerly known as MAJCOM Challenge). Beginning in 2023, this challenge will be called the Stratosphere Challenge and will be a competition amongst teams of Air Force and Space Force service members (active duty, reserve,

Hi, my name is Tailwind! I am a bald eagle and the official mascot of the Air Force Marathon. I bring energy to the start and finish lines, pose for photos with fans of all ages, and give out “high-feathers” to everyone! The Air Force Marathon team is looking for volunteers who will serve as

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AIR FORCE MARATHON Come and be a part of history! The Air Force Marathon is an annual endurance event held the third Saturday of September at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base in Dayton, Ohio. First held in 1997 to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the founding of the Air Force, the Air Force Marathon has grown

General Questions Registration Questions Course Questions Military Questions Volunteer Questions   Don’t see your questions here? Contact us at usaf.marathon@us.af.mil or 937-257-4350 to learn more!     Related Pages: Directions, Parking & Shuttle Race Rules & Safety Volunteers Health & Fitness Expo

28TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE AIR FORCE MARATHON     Marathon Saturday, September 21st, 2024 at 7:30 a.m. National Museum of the United States Air Force More info: Marathon Half Marathon Saturday, September 21st, 2024 at 7:30 a.m. National Museum of the United States Air Force More info: Half Marathon 10K Saturday, September 21st, 2024 at

2023 Featured Aircraft The featured aircraft will be portrayed on the event’s race shirts, medals, commemorative patches, and other marketing materials throughout the year.   Featured Aircraft by Year *Multiple aircraft were featured these years.

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History of the Air Force Marathon The first official marathon was held on September 20, 1997, celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Air Force, and is held the third Saturday in September each year.  2023 marks the 27th year and is set for September 16th, 2023. To commemorate our rich history in flight, each year

Tailwind Trot Event Details Friday, September 20th, 2024 at 6:00 p.m. Wright State University Nutter Center Course Map PDF Download of 1K Course Map Athlete Amenities All registered athletes will receive an untimed race bib, race shirt, virtual goodie bag, and a complimentary commemorative patch. All Tailwind Trot finishers will receive a dog tag and

Virtual Race Information The Air Force Marathon will continue to offer the virtual race option so athletes from all over the world may continue to participate in the annual celebration of the founding of the U.S. Air Force right from their home. This option is open to everyone for the marathon, half marathon, 10K, and

Each participant who crosses the finish line will be presented with a commemorative finisher’s medal by an Air Force Senior Leader. Along with the medallions, there will be over 300 uniquely designed awards presented to overall and age category winners. Note that only awards in bold will be presented at the Awards Ceremony. All age

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Fly! Fight! Win! Challenge Series Details Two days, three races, and four medals – are you up for the challenge? Put in some extra miles by registering for either the marathon or half marathon version of our Fly! Fight! Win! Challenge Series. See the race weekend event schedule for both options, as well as links

Air Force Marathon Pacing Do you want to reach the finish line in a specific amount of time or want to run a set pace per mile? If so, pace teams are just for you! Joining a pace team is open to all runners and is free. A pace team is led by a person

The Air Force Marathon recognizes that every choice we make comes with an opportunity to benefit our community and make an impact to those around us. The Air Force Marathon is an inclusive event and welcomes athletes who may have a permanent visual, hearing, physical, or intellectual impairment or disability that affects their ability to

Take your Air Force Marathon experience to the next level with an Air Force Marathon in training shirt, tumbler, limited edition challenge coin, BOCO hats, customizable medal engraving, & more! The 2023 store products are available for purchase through the registration page.     Related Pages: 2023 Events Gourmet Pasta Dinner Health & Fitness Expo

  Virtual Race Bag: The virtual race bag is the perfect opportunity for your business or organization to submit a digital advertisement, special offer, or message to thousands of Air Force Marathon participants. It will go out to all registered participants as well as our entire email distribution list and social media platforms in September.

The Air Force Marathon corporate running program is a great way to promote wellness, increase morale, and encourage stronger relationships for your employees! Employees create their own running goals and choose to participate in any of our race distances – 5K, 10K, half marathon, full marathon, Fly! Fight! Win! Challenge Series, 3-person relay, or a

Deployed Location Race Information 2024 will mark the 16th year that the United States Air Force has sanctioned Deployed Location races overseas. These races offer our deployed military members the chance to share the experience and camaraderie associated with this world-class event. The 2024 Deployed Host Units will be announced at a later date. Contact

Armed Forces Series Challenge Aim high and display your grit by #runningwiththetroops! Complete the Armed Forces Series Challenge and earn a coveted series medal. Are you ready to be all you can be? Complete each of the following tasks and become one of the few, the proud, the mighty: Coast Guard Marathon on April 7, 2024

2023 Charity Partner Program Information The Air Force Marathon Charity Partner Program provides an opportunity to utilize the Air Force Marathon events (marathon, half marathon, 10K, and Fly! Fight! Win! Challenges) as a fundraiser. See below for more information on how your charity can get involved race weekend!Race registration opens November 28th and continues for

  While the Air Force Marathon, held annually the third Saturday in September, always features active aircraft, the History & Heritage Race Series will feature retired aircraft in order to begin to highlight all of the great aircraft that have shaped the U.S. Air Force’s air power throughout history! There will be six aircraft featured

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Become a Sponsor Today! The Air Force Marathon is scheduled to always take place the third Saturday of September at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base in Dayton, Ohio. A two-day Health & Fitness Expo, Breakfast of Champions, Gourmet Pasta Dinner, 5K race, and Tailwind Trot 1K is scheduled to be held at Wright State University Nutter

ADDRESSAir Force Marathon 88 MSG/AFM 2000 Allbrook Dr, Building 2, Door 3 WPAFB, OH 45433 PHONELocal: (937) 257-4350 Toll Free: 1 (800) 467-1823 Fax: (937) 656-1000 EMAIL ADDRESSusaf.marathon@us.af.mil
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Apply to be an Air Force Marathon Brand Ambassador Today!  Tailwind’s Ace Crew (TAC) The official Air Force Marathon Ambassador Program Requirements: Interact with others on social media, answering questions and inquiries regarding the events. Wear Ambassador gear during any races you run and during race weekend. Post about AFM events throughout the year at

  The Air Force Marathon is proud to continue the History & Heritage Race Series in 2022! While the Air Force Marathon, held annually the third Saturday in September, always features active aircraft, the 2022 History & Heritage Race Series features retired aircraft in order to begin to highlight all of the great aircraft that

The 21 runners below have completed all 27 Air Force Marathons to date. They are our tenured runners, our Stars.

Related Pages: History of the Air Force Marathon Record Holders 2023 – 27th Annual Air Force Marathon The 2023 Air Force Marathon was held September 16th, 2023 and featured the UH-1N Huey, MH-139 Grey Wolf, and the HH-60W Jolly Green II. 2023 In-Person Results 2023 Virtual Results Photos by FinisherPix – September 15, 2023 Photos

Mobile App The 2022 Air Force Marathon mobile app features real time race tracking and results, interactive course maps, social media integration, and all the information you need to know. Download this app in the App Store or Google Play today for the best race weekend experience!    

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2022 History & Heritage Race Series Now Open Here!     The Air Force Marathon is proud to introduce a brand new race series in 2021! While the Air Force Marathon, held annually the third Saturday in September, always features active aircraft, the History & Heritage Race Series features retired aircraft in order to begin

Hotels Hotel Information for the General Public:  Greene Country Hotel Info Lodging Information on Wright-Patterson Air Force Base: Base lodging is only available to Active Duty, Guard, Reserve, and retired military members; civilian Department of Defense employees; and qualified dependents of the aforementioned. On-base lodging is extremely limited; however, lodging staff will assist eligible runners

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There are many ways to get involved with the Air Force Marathon. Whether you are looking to volunteer, partner through our sponsorship or charity program, be a vendor at our Health & Fitness Expo, or join us along the course as a spectator we have just the spot for you! Volunteer We rely on the

2021 Shipping Status Updates: Our team and several groups of dedicated volunteers have almost finished the entire process of packaging up your 2021 Air Force Marathon race packets! Check on the status of each category below. Once your package has been picked up by USPS, you will soon after receive an email with tracking information

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Blue Streak Time Trial Results & Photos 2021 – 23rd Annual Blue Streak Time Trial April 13, 2021: Overall Results | Category/Age Group Results | Finish Line Photos | Course Photos May 11, 2021: Overall Results | Category/Age Group Results | Finish Line Photos | Course Photos June 8, 2021: Overall Results | Category/Age Group Results | Course Photos July 13, 2021: Overall Results | Category/Age Group Results | Course Photos August 10, 2021: Overall Results | Category/Age Group Results | Course Photos September

On Your Mark… The 27th Annual Air Force Marathon has officially started the virtual experience to kick off the 2023 event! The race period begins September 1st so it’s time to put your training and hard work to the test! Get Set… Before you start your race be sure to click on the boxes below

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2021 Packet Pick-Up The Air Force Marathon will host an in-person packet pick-up September 17-18th on the grounds of the National Museum of the United States Air Force at the Air Park. All 2021 virtual participants are welcome to pick up their race packet and premiums at this event. Limited Air Force Marathon merchandise will

How to Print Your 2021 Air Force Marathon Bib: Click on the event distance you are registered to race from the selection below. A print-ready PDF of your race bib will open. Print your race bib on 8.5″ x 11″ paper. Using scissors, cut out your race bib. Grab some safety pins or bib holders

Do you need a little motivation before your virtual race? Check out the digital motivational posters below for an extra speed boost!     Submit your motivational poster ideas below using the form:     Related Pages: 2021 Air Force Marathon – Register Now Store Products Featured Aircraft Virtual Experience

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Put in some extra miles this September with the 2021 Air Force Marathon Fly! Fight! Win! Virtual Challenge Series event where you race the 5K, 10K, and half marathon or marathon! Each registrant will earn a commemorative patch (if selected), three official finisher’s medals, the official Challenge Series long sleeve shirt, the special Challenge Series

2021 Participant Amenities: All participants who are registered for a 2021 virtual event will receive a race bib, official race shirt, commemorative patch (if selected), official finisher’s medal, finisher gift, and access to the virtual goodie bag. Fly! Fight! Win! Challenge participants will also receive a fourth (spinning!) finisher’s medal and special Challenge Series medal

It is with much difficulty that we share with you the 25th Annual Air Force Marathon in-person event scheduled for September 16-18, 2021 at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base has been transitioned to a virtual event. More information about this decision can be found on the event update page and you will also find an FAQ page below with answers

Air Force Marathon The Air Force Marathon is an annual endurance event scheduled for the third Saturday of September at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base in Dayton, Ohio. First held in 1997 to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the founding of the Air Force, the Air Force Marathon has grown into a 13,500 participant event with

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How to Print Your 2020 Air Force Marathon Bib: Click on the event distance you are registered to race from the selection below. A print-ready PDF of your race bib will open. Print your race bib on 8.5″ x 11″ paper. Using scissors, cut out your race bib. Grab some safety pins or bib holders

We want to hear your story and see your photos! Whether you are running or walking the marathon, half marathon, 10K, 5K, Tailwind Trot, 3-Person Marathon Relay, or Fly! Fight! Win! Challenge Series we know you have a story and we want to hear it. Why do you run? When did you start running? What

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