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  • Air Force Marathon announces featured aircraft for 2023 event

    BEAVERCREEK, Ohio — The Air Force Marathon has unveiled its signature aircraft for the 2023 race.During the “After Party at The Greene” on Sept. 17 in Beavercreek, officials announced the HH-60W Jolly Green II, MH-139 Grey Wolf and UN-1N Huey as the featured helicopters.“We are very excited to

  • Wright-Patt welcomes runners to the 26th Air Force Marathon

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Wright-Patterson Air Force Base is set to welcome more than 11,000 runners, spectators and vendors during Air Force Marathon weekend Sept. 15-17. “Welcome to the 26th Air Force Marathon,” said Col. Christopher Meeker, 88th Air Base Wing and installation

  • Stay connected with Air Force Marathon app

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – The Air Force Marathon app is another way race organizers are enhancing the experience for all participants, including runners, spectators and volunteers, with an informative and interactive way to take part in Air Force Marathon weekend.“Our goal with the app

  • Marathon needs more volunteers

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – The 26th annual Air Force Marathon is less than a month away, and plenty of positions remain for people who want to help out.  More than 1,000 volunteers are still needed this year, officials said, as registration is only 35 percent filled. The sign-up period

  • Marathon registration fees to increase after Independence Day

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – With only two months before the Air Force Marathon kicks off, participants can save on their race entry fees if registered by July 5, prior to the scheduled fourth price increase.Registration for the full and half marathons will increase by $10, while the 10K

  • Not into running? Take a stroll instead

        WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – When most think of a race, only runners come to mind. But the 2022 Air Force Marathon offers three race courses open to walkers.Marathon officials say those who wish to walk can

  • Start prepping now to cross finish line

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Sweat, tears, medals and a feeling of accomplishment is what awaits those who cross the finish line at the 2022 Air Force Marathon. Before that, the body should be trained to perform.The Air Force Marathon team provides training programs for the full and half

  • NEWS RELEASE - Air Force Marathon registration fees to rise May 2

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AFB – As the Air Force Marathon weekend is racing its way closer to the start date, participants can save on their race registration if registered by May 2, prior to the scheduled third price increase.Prices for the full marathon will increase by $10 and the half marathon by $5, the