The Air Force Marathon is an annual endurance event held the third Saturday of September at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base in Dayton, Ohio. First held in 1997 to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the founding of the Air Force, the Air Force Marathon has grown into a 15,000 participant event, with runners from all fifty states and many foreign countries. Marathon weekend features four event distances, a full marathon, half marathon, 10k and 5K race as well as other exciting events including our Sports and Fitness Expo, Gourmet Pasta Dinner, Breakfast of Champions, Finish Line Festival and After Party.
Registration opened for all events today. Register for the Full Marathon and the Half Marathon will be at a $10 discount, and the 10K and 5K will be at a $5 discount. On January 2, prices will increase, so register early!
Even more reason to register on January 1 is that we have two contests going on for all who register that day. The first contest in which you have a chance to win is the First Four Contest . Register on January 1, and you will be entered into a drawing to win four tickets to the 2016 NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament First Four as part of the Hoopla Ticket Program. The second contest is All Access Contest. All who register January 1 will be entered in a drawing to win a prize package containing a two night stay at the Holiday Inn Dayton-Fairborn, 2 Gourmet Pasta Dinner tickets, 2 Breakfast of Champions Tickets, a super-sized Goody bag, 2 VIP passes and Preferred Race Day Parking.
Register on the Marathon website today.