Tailwind Trot 1K Kids’ Run

Please note 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 virtual event details on our virtual experience page. From the entire team at the Air Force Marathon, we thank you for your continuous support!

Tailwind Trot Event Details

Friday, September 16th, 2022 at 6:00 p.m.
Wright State University Nutter Center

2021 Virtual Registration Now Open



2022 Registration Opens January 1st, 2022



Kids’ Run Video

Course Map

PDF Download of 1K Course Map


Participant Amenities

All registered participants will receive an untimed race bib, race shirt, virtual goodie bag, and an optional complimentary commemorative patch.
All Tailwind Trot finishers will receive a dog tag and finish line refreshments.

Rules & Regulations

Age Restrictions

Children must be between 4 and 12 years old on race day to participate in the kids’ run. Parents/guardians who wish to participate with their child must register themselves separately. Anyone who is not officially registered will not be allowed on the course.

Stroller policy

Strollers are allowed on the course. Anyone pushing a stroller must start at the back of the crowd.

air-force-marathon-tailwind-trot-kids-runBib Pick-Up

Bib pick-up will be held at the Health & Fitness Expo located at the Wright State University Nutter Center on September 16th and 17th. Adults must show their photo ID. All Tailwind Trot bibs must be picked up by 5:30 p.m. on Friday, September 17th in order to start the race on time at 6:00 p.m.