Air Force Marathon prices to increase June 17 Published June 6, 2019 By Stacey Geiger 88th Air Base Wing Public Affairs WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio (AFNS) -- Runners who plan on participating in the Air Force Marathon this September have their last chance to save money on registration if they register before prices increase June 17. Prices for the full, half and 10K marathons are currently $100, $90 and $45 respectively. All three races will increase by $10 on June 17 while the 5K and Tailwind Trot 1K Kids’ Run, hosted by Wright State University, will increase by $5 and $3 respectively. The Fly! Fight! Win! Challenge will increase to $190. All registered runners receive a technical shirt and goodie bag. Everyone who finishes a race also gets a medal celebrating this year’s featured aircraft, the KC-46 Pegasus. Medals are presented at the finish line by Air Force senior leaders. All races begin and end at the National Museum of the United States Air Force, except the 5K, which takes place on the campus of Wright State University. The Air Force Marathon is a Boston Marathon qualifying event and the course goes past a number of historic landmarks including Huffman Prairie, where the Wright Brothers developed the world’s first practical airplane. DISTANCE APR 8 – JUN 16 JUN 17 – SEP 18 MARATHON $100 $110 HALF $90 $100 10K $45 $55 5K $35 $40 Tailwind Trot 1K Kids Run $17 $20 FLY! FIGHT! WIN! CHALLENGE! $170 $190 The 2019 Air Force Marathon, presented by Northrop Grumman, USAA and Boeing, is scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 21. The Sports & Fitness expo is scheduled for Thursday, Sept. 19 and Friday, Sept. 20. The Breakfast of Champions is scheduled for Friday, Sept. 20, from 8 to 10 a.m. and the gourmet pasta dinner is scheduled for Friday evening, starting at 5:30 p.m. For more information about the Air Force Marathon go to www.usafmarathon.com.