Museum of Aviation Foundation Marathon Events Jan. 14

12/31/2016 - 16:39

WARNER ROBINS, GA — Since 1996, each new year has kicked off in Warner Robins with runners and walkers gathering for the annual marathon, half-marathon and 5K run/walk at the Museum of Aviation.

Sponsored by the Museum of Aviation Foundation and the Robins Pacers Running/Walking Club, this year’s event will be held on Jan. 14. The three races are part of the Run & See Georgia Grand Prix Series and are run on Robins Air Force Base from the start at the museum. The marathon course is USA Track & Field certified making it a qualifier for the Boston Marathon, and is open to six-person relay teams. The half marathon is also USA Track & Field certified. Trophies and medals will be awarded to the top male and female finishers, top active duty male and female finishers, and the relay team winner.

Disposable electronic chip timing will be used for the races, which start at 8 a.m. for the marathon, 8:15 a.m. for the half-marathon and 8:30 a.m. for the 5K walk/run. All runners are required to show a valid ID when picking up race packets.

Proceeds from this event support the programs at the museum, which is one of the largest education-centered aviation museums in the nation.

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