Fly! Fight! Win! Challenge Series returns to the Air Force Marathon’s upcoming September race

June 24, 2021

WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – The Air Force Marathon Fly! Fight! Win! Challenge Series is back in stride, offering runners an additional way to challenge themselves and others.

The challenge series is a three-race version to be completed within two days, yielding a possibility to earn four medals.

Each challenge, the 5K, 10K, and Full Marathon or the 5K, 10K, and Half Marathon, all have individual times of competition and finish times to qualify.

The 5K is set for Friday, Sept. 17 at 6:30 p.m. The 5K will have the regular time limit of two hours.

The 10K is scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 18 at 6:30 a.m. The challenge for this race is completing the 10K in under an hour in order to start the half marathon or full marathon on time at 7:30 a.m.

Both the Half/Full Marathon are scheduled to begin at 7:30 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 18.

Registered Challenge Series participants receive a Fly! Fight! Win! Challenge Series race shirt, a virtual goodie bag, an optional complimentary commemorative patch, and a special gift.

 All finishers will receive a medal for each race completed finishers gift after the half marathon/marathon, and finish line refreshments. A fourth Challenge Series medal will be awarded if all three races are completed.

 This year the special challenge gift will be a commemorative silver 25th Air Force Marathon medal display rack. All registered challenge participants will receive a medal rack specific to their registered event.

 -For more information, visit usafmarathon.com/challenges