WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio (AFNS) --
Registration for the 2014 Air Force Marathon will open at midnight EST on Jan. 1 with special New Year's Resolution discounts. Participants who register on Jan. 1 will save $10 off the full or half marathon and $5 off the 10K or 5K.
"We sell out quickly," said Race Director Robert Aguiar, "We encourage all participants to register as early as possible, and the best price is on January 1."
Last year's event sold out in May 2013 and organizers anticipate selling out even faster this year. The number of runners in 2014 will stay the same, capping the participants at 15,000.
Boston Marathon Director Dave McGillivray is the featured speaker for the 2014 event. He will speak at the Sports & Fitness Expo, the Gourmet Pasta Dinner and the Breakfast of Champions.
The Breakfast of Champions is held Friday, September 19, at the Holiday Inn Dayton Fairborn. The breakfast will feature an expert panel, including Mr. McGillivray,that will answer runner questions. Tickets are $15 and the event is limited to 200 people.
The Gourmet Pasta Dinner is held in the Modern Flight Gallery of the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force on Friday evening, September 19, 2014. The event is limited to 900 tickets and sells out very quickly.
Officials have not decided on the featured aircraft for the 2014 Air Force Marathon.
DISTANCE JAN 1 ONLY JAN 2 - APR 1 APR 2 - JUN 1 JUN 2 - SELLOUT
MARATHON $80 $90 $95 $105
HALF MARATHON $65 $75 $80 $90
10K $35 $40 $45 $50
5K $25 $30 $35 $35 until Aug. 2*
*If there are any 5K slots left after August 2, the price will increase to $40.
GOURMET PASTA DINNER PRICE
Child 6-10 $12
Child 5 and Under Free
BREAKFAST OF CHAMPIONS PRICE
All Tickets $15
The Air Force Marathon, presented by Northrop Grumman, USAA and Boeing, will be Saturday, September 20, 2014. The Sports & Fitness Expo is held at Wright State University's Nutter Center and will be Thursday, September 18, and Friday, September 19. The event will also feature a Gourmet Pasta Dinner and Breakfast of Champions on Friday, September 19. Get more information about the race at www.usafmarathon.com