Runners for the Air Force Marathon can save money before the prices increase June 17. 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. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Holly Ardern)

Registration prices increase June 17 for all Air Force Marathon races

Runners who are planning 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 and half marathons and 10K race are currently $100, $90 and $45, respectively. All three will increase by $10 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.

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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 U.S. 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.

The 2019 Air Force Marathon is presented by Northrop Grumman, USAA and Boeing and is scheduled for Sept. 21. The Sports & Fitness expo is scheduled for Sept. 19-20. The Breakfast of Champions is scheduled for Sept. 20 from 8 to 10 a.m. and the Gourmet Pasta Dinner is scheduled for Sept. 20, starting at 5:30 p.m.

For more information about the Air Force Marathon go to www.usafmarathon.com.

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