June 17, 2020
June Newsletter
First and foremost, we want to thank you for your dedication and unwavering support of the Air Force Marathon! We understand our last email to you with the news regarding the cancellation of the 2020 in-person race weekend events was disappointing but we will get through this difficult time together with the support of one another.

With that said, you all deserve some good news so check out your 24th Annual Air Force Marathon finisher's medal, race shirt, and commemorative patch which each 2020 virtual race participant will earn!
2020 Finisher's Medal

Your 2020 Air Force Marathon finisher's medal may look a little different to many of you but guess what? It's MADE IN THE USA! We are very proud to be a leader in the race industry and offer you a finisher's medal made out of American steel.

Each medal will feature the HH-60G Pave Hawk with your race distance on the front.

The medal pictured above is the marathon medal. The medals will increase in size based on your race distance with the 5K medal being the smallest and the marathon medal being the largest. The Fly! Fight! Win! Challenge participants will also earn a fourth finisher's medal which will be released at a later date along with the Tailwind Trot 1K Kids' Race finisher's dog tag. Stay tuned on social media for the release!
2020 Race Shirt

Check out your 2020 Air Force Marathon race shirt featuring the HH-60G Pave Hawk! Each race shirt is a poly-blend material and they are made from 60% recycled polyester material.

The race shirt pictured here is the marathon shirt. The marathon, half marathon, and Fly! Fight! Win! Challenge participants will receive a long sleeve race shirt, while the 10K and 5K participants will receive a short sleeve race shirt. The text, design, and coloring may be slightly different than shown.

Fly! Fight! Win! Challenge participants will also earn a quarter zip which will be released at a later date. Stay tuned on social media for the release!
What is a Virtual Race?

The Air Force Marathon virtual events are open to everyone and include all race distances; marathon, half marathon, 10K, 5K, Tailwind Trot 1K Kids' Race, and both Fly! Fight! Win! Challenge Series. You may complete your virtual Air Force Marathon race any day between September 1st-30th, 2020. You may run, walk, or run/walk your full distance wherever you want – around your neighborhood, at a local park, or on a treadmill. If possible, be sure to track your race with runcoach, Strava, Garmin, Fitbit, or another GPS-tracking app that will confirm your mileage and time. After your race, we encourage you to submit your finish time to the results page but this will not be required.

All participants who register for a virtual event will receive their bib, race shirt, commemorative patch (pictured here), and finisher’s medal. Fly! Fight! Win! Challenge participants will also receive a fourth finisher’s medal and quarter zip. We will attempt to have an in-person pickup for local participants and for non-local participants and those unable to pick up in person, we will mail your race amenities to the address you provided at registration.

***As a reminder, if you had registered for an Air Force Marathon race prior to June 9, 2020 you must log into your participant dashboard and select your option before the Sunday, June 28, 2020 deadline. If you do not make a selection by this date you will automatically be entered into the 2020 virtual race. If you have already selected an option but want to switch to a different option you may do so as many times as you'd like before the deadline. ***

If you have any questions, please visit our frequently asked questions page or contact us via email or phone and we'd be happy to help you!
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