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  • 2023 Air Force Marathon: top finishers

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – The 2023 Air Force Marathon drew more than 8,500 competitors Sept. 15-16.Races in several distance categories took place on Wright-Patterson Air Force Base and grounds of the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force and Wright State University.Here’s a look at

  • Salyer, Ruhlman capture Air Force Marathon titles

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – It was a dandy day for a run.Clear skies and crisp autumn temperatures in the low 50s at the starter’s gun set the stage for Saturday’s 27th annual Air Force Marathon as Jason Salyer fended off a feisty challenge from Connor Roche to claim his second

  • New Armed Forces Series Challenge set to begin in 2024

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – The Air Force Marathon, in conjunction with four other service-level armed forces road races, announced the creation of the Armed Forces Series Challenge at the marathon’s Finish Line Festival on Sept. 16.The challenge involves completing the Air Force

  • Air Force Marathon debuts Finish Line Festival

    The Air Force Marathon has unveiled its Boeing/Leonardo Finish Line Festival for 2023. Both the festival and Air Force Marathon After Party will be hosted together Sept. 16 at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force. Beginning at 12 p.m., this event is free and open to the public. It will include

  • Air Force Marathon: Did you know?

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- Not a runner?Doesn’t matter! You don’t have to be a runner to attend the Air Force Marathon’s Health & Fitness Expo on Sept. 15-16. Come out and visit one of the many vendors, ranging from marathons to parks and recreation — and grab some freebies while you

  • Longtime participant carries on with stride

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Delores Sampson has been participating in the Air Force Marathon for about 10 years, competing in the 5K and 10K each time. Now set to turn 81 in December, she doesn’t have any plans to give it up.“Even before the Air Force Marathon, I was always a walker,”

  • Virtual or not, Air Force Marathon still a big draw

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- According to popular running websites, only 1% of the U.S. population has ever completed a 26.2-mile marathon, and those who do finish the race with an average time of 4 hours and 45 minutes.Bill Neitzke, the 88th Air Base Wing’s safety director, is among