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  • Multiple challenges don’t stop marathon relay team

    One marathon relay race wasn’t enough for six members of the 448th Supply Chain Management Wing who completed two long-distance runs in the span of seven weeks. While it’s not unusual for a group to train and run together, this government team faced several challenges. As a “start-up” they didn’t

  • 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 prices increase March 8

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Participants of the Air Force Marathon can save a little money on registration this year if registered by March 8, when the second price increase will occur.As this year marks the 25th Anniversary of the Air Force Marathon, race director Brandon Hough is ready

  • Goldfein emphasizes fitness by walking (actually, running) the walk

    By the time he finished 13.1 miles later, the 59-year-old Goldfein was able to claim a personal achievement and something larger – a hard to miss statement from the highest levels about the critical role fitness plays in assuring that the Air Force meets every mission, every time and everywhere.

  • Passion for fitness drives AFIMSC colonel

    As an Air Force Academy cadet, Yvonne Spencer hated running. Now – 14 marathons, 15 sprint/Olympic-distance triathlons, 10 half-ironman triathlons and 7 Ironman triathlons later – she says her passion for the challenge of training and competing has helped her become a better Airman and leader.

  • Air Force Marathon registration to open January 1

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Registration for the 23rd Annual Air Force Marathon opens at midnight Jan. 1, 2019.  Runners can register at www.usafmarathon.com by clicking the registration tab.“We’re excited about offering an almost entirely new race experience that we believe runners will

  • Miracle at the Marathon: CPR, training save life

    When retired Air Force Lt. Gen. John Hudson woke on the warm overcast morning of the Air Force Marathon, Sept. 15, he knew the weather would be a challenge. As ready as he was physically, what Hudson didn’t know was that his life-saving CPR and first aid training would be even more important on the

  • Deployed Airmen run in Air Force Marathon

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – As more than 13,000 runners descended upon Wright-Patterson Air Force Base for the 22nd Air Force Marathon weekend, nearly 2,000 deployed Airmen in Qatar, Afghanistan, the United Arab Emirates, Kuwait and Southwest Asia marked the 10th running of the marathon

  • Around the Air Force: Sept. 13

    On this look Around the Air Force, the 53rd Weather Reconnaissance Squadron flies missions into Hurricane Florence, Carpathian Summer 2018 comes to a close, and Wright-Patterson Air Force Base welcomes runners to the 22nd Air Force Marathon. Hosted by Airman 1st Class Angelo Rosario.