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  • 88th FSS hosts final event of ‘Build-Up’ series

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – The 88th Force Support Squadron hosted a sprint triathlon Sept. 11 as the final event of a “Build-Up” summer series on base.The series finale was dedicated to all who lost their lives 20 years ago in the 9/11 terror attacks. Participants completed a 750-yard swim, 20K bike ride and a 5K run.Justin Becker
  • Air Force cancels 2020 Marathon, offers virtual option

    Numerous scenarios were explored to produce an event that was safe for all and met the high event standards. All scenarios led the marathon team to conclude the event would be unable to proceed in a manner that participants have come to expect.
  • Goldfein emphasizes fitness by walking (actually, running) the walk

    By the time he finished 13.1 miles later, the 59-year-old Goldfein was able to claim a personal achievement and something larger – a hard to miss statement from the highest levels about the critical role fitness plays in assuring that the Air Force meets every mission, every time and everywhere.
  • Air Force Marathon makes major changes for 2019

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – The Air Force Marathon opened registration for their 2019 event Jan. 1 with major changes designed to improve the experience for more than 12,000 annual runners. Marathon staff have added a 1K kids’ run, called the Tailwind Trot, and extended the Fly! Fight! Win! Challenge that debuted in 2018 to include an
  • Air Force Marathon registration to open January 1

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Registration for the 23rd Annual Air Force Marathon opens at midnight Jan. 1, 2019.  Runners can register at www.usafmarathon.com by clicking the registration tab.“We’re excited about offering an almost entirely new race experience that we believe runners will enjoy,” said Race Director Brandon
  • 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
  • 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
  • 20th Air Force Marathon a huge success

    After a 30-minute weather delay, over 15,000 runners, walkers and spectators from all 50 states and many foreign countries gathered Sept. 17 to take part in the 20th annual U.S. Air Force Marathon at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohioj.
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