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  • Air Force Marathon relay returns

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio - The Air Force Marathon’s three-person relay has returned and takes place Sept. 18.Registration will close after first 250 teams sign up. Relay participants, who must be ages 12 or older, can form a team under the following divisions. Men’s Women’s Mixed male/female (2:1 gender ratio; one runner must be a
  • Gift registration for Airmen returns to 2021 Air Force Marathon

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- Air Force Marathon registrants can gift a paid entry fee to any junior active-duty, Reserve and Guard enlisted member stationed at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base.Gift registrations are available for the half and full marathon. All military members (E-1 to E-6) interested in receiving a donated entry are
  • MEDIA ADVISORY: Boeing P-26A Peashooter revealed as second patch in Air Force Marathon race series

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – The Boeing P-26A Peashooter will be the second historical aircraft patch featured in the Air Force Marathon History and Heritage race series, beginning March 1.The History and Heritage race series will hold six virtual races on different dates. Each race will feature its own historical aircraft patch vital to
  • 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.
  • 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 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
  • 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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