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Air Force Marathon extends current registration prices

Fireworks go off at the start off the Air Force Marathon held on Sept. 21 at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio. Fireworks at the start line was added to this year’s marathon to add more excitement and entertainment to the race. (U.S. Air Force photo/Wesley Farnsworth)

The Air Force Marathon, presented by Northrop Grumman, USAA and Boeing, is scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 19, 2020 at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio. The Health & Fitness Expo, held at Wright State University’s Nutter Center is scheduled for Thursday, Sept. 7 and Friday, Sept.18. (U.S. Air Force photo by Wesley Farnsworth)

WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio (AFNS) -- Due to the current environment brought on by COVID-19, current pricing to register for the Air Force Marathon will extend to June 7.

Prices for the marathon and half marathon will increase by $10 on June 8, while the cost of the 5K and 10K races will increase by $5. The price for the Fly! Fight! Win! Challenge Series, in which runners compete in the 5K, 10K and either the half marathon or marathon will increase by $20, and the Tailwind Trot 1K Kids’ Run will increase by $3.

The next price increase will be on July 20.

Active duty, Reservists and Guard members may receive up to $10 off of their race registration.

A virtual option is also available to allow runners from all over the world to join in from afar. Runners will choose between the half marathon or marathon and will need to run their selected distance between Sept. 12-27.

All registered runners receive a race shirt, virtual goodie bag and optional complimentary commemorative patch. Everyone who finishes a race also receives a medal celebrating this year’s featured aircraft, the HH-60G Pave Hawk. Medals are presented to participants 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 and Tailwind Trot, which take place on the campus of Wright State University.

 

Air Force Marathon pricing is as follows:

 DISTANCE

March 2-June 7

June 8-July 19

July 20-Sept. 16

 MARATHON

$95

$105

$115

 HALF MARATHON

$85

$95

$105

 10K

$45

$50

$55

 5K ­­

$30

$35

$40

TAILWIND TROT 1K KIDS’ RUN

$18

$22

$25

FLY! FIGHT! WIN! CHALLENGE SERIES

 

$150

 

$170

 

$190

 


The Air Force Marathon, presented by Northrop Grumman, USAA and Boeing, is scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 19. The Health & Fitness Expo, held at Wright State University’s Nutter Center is scheduled for Thursday, Sept. 7 and Friday, Sept. 18. The weekend will also feature a Gourmet Pasta Dinner and Breakfast of Champions on Friday, Sept. 18 and an after party on Saturday, Sept. 19. Check out more information about race weekend at www.usafmarathon.com.

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