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  • Plans for 2020 Air Force Marathon have already begun

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Another successful Air Force Marathon with over 12,700 runners has come to an end and the marathon staff are already hard at work preparing for next year’s race. “Producing the marathon is like a big party celebrating someone’s journey,” said Brandon Hough, Air Force Marathon director. “It’s like planning a
  • 23rd Air Force Marathon launches with early, dampened start

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Fireworks and rain marked the start of the 23rd annual U.S. Air Force Marathon, featuring more than 13,000 runners from all states, all ages and all ranks.The Air Force Marathon is actually a host of fitness and family events, including a 1K kid's race, a full marathon, half marathon, 10K and 5K runs, with
  • Airman perseveres through injuries determined to run Air Force Marathon

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Fully dedicated to training for the Air Force Marathon, Staff Sgt. Kyle Hipol hit a road block along the way after suffering an injury, but there was no stopping his determination that he would go over, under and around that road block in order to cross that finish line come Sept. 21.  Training since April,
  • Still time to run or volunteer at the Air Force Marathon

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – It is not too late to sign up to run or volunteer at the 2019 Air Force Marathon Sept. 19-21. Openings are still available to register for the 5K on Friday, Sept. 20, or the 10K, half and full marathon on Sept. 21. And if you are feeling adventurous, run in the Fly, Fight, and Win Challenge by running in the
  • Running has much more meaning for Air Force Marathon pacer

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Running marathons has so much more meaning for cancer survivor and pacer Julia Khvasechko as she runs in her 229th marathon at this year’s Air Force Marathon on Sept. 21.Looking at Khvasechko today, she is a vision of health and wellness but 20 years ago, that was not the case.In 1998 at the age of 24, she
  • Mobility clinic to be featured at Air Force Marathon Expo

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – For the first time at the Air Force Marathon Expo, a free lower extremity amputee running clinic will be offered on Thursday, Sept. 19 from 4:30 to 6 p.m. and on Friday, Sept. 20, noon to 1:30 p.m. in the Berry Room at the Wright State University Nutter Center.“This is an incredible opportunity for lower
  • Air Force Marathon joins United Nations for Climate Action

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Taking another step further to minimize waste and improve conservation, the Air Force Marathon office has signed on to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change.“Continuing our efforts to make a difference in the environment and community, we have signed on with other sports entities to the
  • Air Force Marathon volunteers are vital to marathon’s success

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – The Air Force Marathon is seeking 2,600 volunteers to help with the race in September and longtime volunteers husband and wife duo Walter and Deniece Chin can attest to how rewarding it is to play a role in this annual event.    Looking for something that they could do together while giving back to the
  • Airman finds strength and self-discovery as he continues training for Air Force Marathon

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – With less than two months to go, as Staff Sgt. Kyle Hipol continues to train for his first marathon at the Air Force Marathon on Sept. 21, he is discovering that he is becoming not only stronger physically but also mentally.  Since his training began in April, Hipol’s initial concerns were finding the time to
  • American gold medalist Bob Schul to be second featured speaker at Air Force Marathon

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Along with American Paralympic Gold medalist Grace Norman, veteran and American Gold Medalist Bob Schul is scheduled to be the second guest speaker for the 23rd Air Force Marathon.   Schul is the first and only Team USA runner to win the 5,000 meters at the Olympic games. “We are ecstatic to add another gold