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  • 22nd U.S. Air Force Marathon enlivens Wright-Patt community

    This year marks the 22nd annual running of the U.S. Air Force Marathon and the warm and humid weather didn’t stop over 15,000 runners, walkers and spectators from all 50 states and more than ten foreign countries from taking part at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base Sept. 15, 2018.
  • Altered gate hours, road closures during Air Force Marathon

    Wright-Patterson Air Force Base will host the Air Force Marathon Sept. 15. Please note the following gate hours and road closures.Area A: Gate 1A (Fairborn)Gate 1A will be open from 4 to 5:30 a.m. for volunteers only. The gate will be closed from 5:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. as it is part of the marathon route. Operations return to normal hours following
  • Wright-Patt welcomes runners to the 22nd Air Force Marathon

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Wright-Patterson Air Force Base is ready to welcome tens of thousands of runners, spectators and vendors during Air Force Marathon weekend Sept. 13-15, 2018. “We could not be more excited to welcome so many people from all around the country, and even the world, for the 22nd running of the marathon,” said
  • Air Force Marathon Volunteer Registration Closes Aug. 31

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Volunteer registration for the 2018 Air Force Marathon ends Aug. 31. The event needs roughly 2,400 volunteers to put on the world-class endurance event that brings thousands of runners to Wright-Patterson Air Force Base every September. “We still have numerous opportunities for people to be involved,” said
  • Air Force Marathon announces Race Transfer Program

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Registered runners unable to participate in the Air Force Marathon Sept. 15 now have a way to pass their registration onto another using the Race Transfer Program. "The transfer program is the only official way for runners to give their bib to another runner," said Race Director Brandon Hough.The transfer
  • Run for more than a personal best with the MAJCOM Challenge

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Runners can be known as a competitive bunch -- even if they’re only competing against themselves looking for a new personal record or searching for new and exciting trials. For challenge-hungry military runners participating in the U.S. Air Force Marathon, the Major Command Challenge might just be what the
  • Join a team, run for a cause during the Air Force Marathon

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio –  Three nonprofit organizations — Air Force Enlisted Village, Fisher House and United Service Organizations — invite runners to join their fundraising teams during the annual Air Force Marathon event, Sept. 14-15."The AFEV, Fisher House, and USO are all incredible charities that share the same values we do
  • Air Force Marathon welcomes new race director

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Wright-Patterson Air Force Base leadership welcomed Brandon Hough as the new Air Force Marathon race director May 10.Hough comes to the Air Force Marathon with extensive experience in event, contract and project management. He previously led operations for more than 20 athletic events annually involving over
  • Air Force Marathon volunteer registration opens May 1

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – The Air Force Marathon office will begin their search for 2,400 volunteers to help in a variety of jobs beginning May 1. Volunteer registration will run through Aug. 31, 2018 but volunteers should sign up quickly to reserve their preferred job. “We call our volunteers the ‘Flight Crew’ and the Air Force
  • Air Force Marathon prices increase April 4

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Runners planning on participating in the Air Force Marathon this September can save a little money on registration if they register before April 4, 2018.  That’s when prices will increase for the second time this year.“This is the time of year when many runners are deciding on a fall race and beginning to
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