February 15th, 2023
"My encouragement to you today is just put one foot in front of the other. This applies to running, training, and life. Soon enough you’ll find yourself on the finish line!" - Rachael Ferguson (Read more on the blog here.)
Air Force Marathon team members attended the 2023 Running USA Industry Conference this week where they met with industry experts and event pros. They also met many other race event team members from around the United States and 11 different countries.

While attending hands-on workshops, they gained insight on how to enhance the Air Force Marathon and family of events. They are ready to LEVEL UP!
Earn this epic American made Sea, Air, & Space Challenge medal by completing any distance race offered in person, virtually or a combination of the two at each of the three military race events!

The 2023 Coast Guard MarathonAir Force Marathon, and Space Force T-Minus 10-Miler will continue this first-of-its-kind, cross-race challenge for their 2023 events in honor and celebration of the collaborative efforts of the branches of the U.S. Armed Forces. Learn more here.
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 multi-day event with runners from all fifty states and many foreign countries.

Register now for the 27th Annual Air Force Marathon set for September 14-16, 2023!

The 2023 featured aircraft are the HH-60W Jolly Green II, MH-139 Grey Wolf, and UH-1N Huey which will be portrayed on the official race shirts, finisher medals, commemorative patches, and more! Learn more and register here.
Can't make it to Ohio the third weekend of September? We have you covered! Join us from afar and complete one of the virtual race distances any day in September! We offer the marathon, half marathon, 10K, and 5K in the virtual format where you may walk, run, or walk/run your full distance wherever you would like. Please note the 2023 official race shirt, race bib, and finisher’s medal for the virtual event will all be the same design and not specify the distance completed.
Military Discount: Veterans, retired military, active duty, reservists, National Guard, and ROTC of all branches will be offered $10 off the full marathon, half marathon, relay, and Fly! Fight! Win! Challenge Series, or $5 off the 10K or 5K for all in-person events.
We are proud to announce the second featured aircraft of the 3rd Annual History & Heritage Race Series will be the P-38 Lightning! Check out the announcement video here.

Each registered participant will receive a finisher's medal, commemorative patch, and informational card portraying the featured aircraft. Learn more and register for your next race here.

The History & Heritage Race Series powered by the Air Force Marathon features historical aircraft in order to begin to highlight all of the great aircraft that have shaped the U.S. Air Force’s air power throughout history! There will be a total of six aircraft featured in 2023 with each aircraft revealed one at a time.

The History & Heritage Race Series is a virtual race series which allows participants from all over the world to participate right from their home. You have the option to choose to participate in the marathon, half marathon, 10K, or 5K.
We are excited to reveal the 2023 featured rocket of the 2nd Annual United States Space Force T-Minus 10-Miler will be the XSM-64 Navaho! The featured rocket will be portrayed on the official race shirts, finisher medals, commemorative patches, and more throughout the year. Read more about the history of the XSM-64 Navaho at the Cape Canaveral Space Force Museum here.

The 2023 event will lift-off from Cape Canaveral Space Force Station December 9th with a virtual event taking place throughout the month of December. This 10-mile race will be a part of the Space Force birthday celebration each year, and will take place surrounded by space launch history.
Registration opens May 4th, 2023 at runspaceforce.com!
The Blue Streak Time Trial 10-mile loop course takes cyclists on a scenic route around Wright-Patterson Air Force Base the second Tuesday of each month from April through October.

Registration for the 25th Anniversary of Blue Streak Time Trial opens Tuesday, March 1st for the first event of the 2023 season set for Tuesday, April 11th. A limited number of bundle registrations will also be available for all seven events (April-October). All Blue Streak Time Trial events are open to the public.

We look forward to sharing one of the best and most safe cycling events in the region with cyclists of all talent levels from the Miami Valley and beyond!
This Facebook group was created for anyone involved with or interested in the Air Force Marathon, Blue Streak Time Trial, Space Force T-Minus 10-Miler, and History & Heritage Race Series. Whether you need some inspiration, training tips, or just want to stay up to date with any news or announcements, this group is just for you!
Air Force Marathon | September 14-16th, 2023 | usafmarathon.com
Blue Streak Time Trial | April-October 2023 | bluestreaktt.com
History & Heritage Race Series | January-December 2023 | usafvirtual.com
Coming Soon! | May 11th, 2023
Space Force T-Minus 10-Miler | December 9th, 2023 | runspaceforce.com
 Air Force Marathon | 1(800) 467-1823 | (937) 257-4350 | usaf.marathon@us.af.mil