AFMC Command News

  • 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

  • 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

  • Represent your MAJCOM in marathon challenge

    Formerly known as the MAJCOM Challenge, the Air & Space Challenge presents a chance for 10-person teams to represent their respective major commands and compete against one another.

  • Cape Canaveral SFS to host annual Space Force T-Minus 10-miler race

    CAPE CANAVERAL SPACE FORCE STATION, FLA. – The United States Space Force inaugural T-Minus 10-Miler will lift-off from Cape Canaveral Space Force Station next year, Dec. 10, 2022.This 10-mile race will be a part of the Space Force birthday celebration each year, and will take place surrounded by

  • New Year brings discount on Air Force Marathon registration

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – As this year’s clock ticks away, the Air Force Marathon team prepares for the New Year, and the Air Force’s 75th birthday.When the clock strikes midnight on Jan. 1, registration opens for all with the chance to save up to $20 through Jan. 3. Active duty,

  • History & Heritage Race Series returns for second year

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – The J-3 Piper Cub will be the first historical aircraft featured in the 2022 History & Heritage Race Series, powered by the Air Force Marathon, beginning Jan. 1.The upcoming event marks the first of six virtual races as the series returns for a second

  • Virtual or not, Air Force Marathon still a big draw

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- According to popular running websites, only 1% of the U.S. population has ever completed a 26.2-mile marathon, and those who do finish the race with an average time of 4 hours and 45 minutes.Bill Neitzke, the 88th Air Base Wing’s safety director, is among

  • Air Force Marathon shifts to virtual race due to COVID-19 precautions

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio –  Due to the increased COVID-19 transmission both locally and statewide, the Air Force Marathon scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 18 will transition from in-person participation to a virtual event.The decision was made to protect the health and safety of more than

  • Air Force Marathon director named to ‘40 Under 40’ list

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio - Devoted to running since competing in high school, Brandon Hough ended up turning his love for the sport into a career.In May 2018, Hough was named the Air Force Marathon race director and has continued to grow and improve the event ever since.“In my mind,

  • 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

  • Gift registration for Airmen returns to 2021 Air Force Marathon

    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