2023 Airforce 5km: Training plans, distance, date, location, and more

Find out all you need to know about the Airforce 5km – including how to choose the best training plan to get race-ready and set a new personal best.

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About the event

The Air Force Marathon 5K is an annual event that serves as a companion race to the larger Air Force Marathon held at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base in Dayton, Ohio. This 5K race attracts a wide array of participants, from active-duty military members to civilian runners, and offers a more accessible distance for those not ready to tackle the full or half marathon. The event is known for its well-organized course and the enthusiasm of volunteers and spectators, which makes it a community favorite. With its patriotic theme and connections to the U.S. Air Force, the 5K also serves as a celebration of military service, making it a unique and meaningful experience for all involved.

Date: 

Fri
Sep 15
2023

Location: 

Dayton, United States

Distance

5km

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Flat

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