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United States Air Force Marathon

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Distance Marathon

Date 21 September, 2019

About United States Air Force Marathon

The United States Air Force Marathon is an annual event held on the Saturday closest to the birthday of the United States Air Force (18 September) at Wright Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, home to the National Museum of the United States Air Force. It was established in 1997.

The marathon includes a half marathon, 10K, wheelchair race, a four-person relay. The Friday previous to the Marathon includes a 5k race at the Nutter Center.

The 42.195-kilometre (26.219 mi) race has runners travel around historical places on Wright-Patterson and Fairborn, Ohio, including the Air Force Institute of Technology, Air Force Materiel Command headquarters, the Wright-Patterson flightline and the Wright Brothers Memorial Monument. The Air Force Marathon is a qualifying race for the Boston Marathon.

There are a total of 202 prizes awarded at the marathon across a range of categories including Overall Military Male and Military Team 1st, 2nd & 3rd. The 2010 event took place 18 September. Registration opened on 1 January 2010.[

Distances

Marathon

  • 42.195km

10K

  • 10km

Half Marathon

  • 21.097km

5K

  • 5km
Start:

Springfield Pink

Wright-Patterson AFB,us

Highlights

  • Wright-Patterson and Fairborn
  • Air Force Institute of Technology
  • Air Force Materiel Command headquarters
  • Wright-Patterson flightline
  • Wright Brothers Memorial Monument

Overview

The 42.195-kilometre (26.219 mi) race has runners travel around historical places on Wright-Patterson and Fairborn, Ohio, including the Air Force Institute of Technology, Air Force Materiel Command headquarters, the Wright-Patterson flightline and the Wright Brothers Memorial Monument. The Air Force Marathon is a qualifying race for the Boston Marathon.


United States Air Force Marathon Trivia

To commemorate our rich history in flight, each year one aircraft is chosen to be highlighted during the marathon and on the unique finisher’s medal presented to each race participant.

The race information has been found on the official website of the event or through publicly available sources. Always refer to the official website the latest race information. Please let us know if any data is wrong or missing, by emailing us.