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The Eighteenth Annual Museum of Aviation Foundation Marathon, Half-Marathon and 5K Run/Walk will be held at the Museum of Aviation on Saturday, January 18, 2014. The races are sponsored by the Museum of Aviation Foundation and the Robins Pacers Running/Walking Club. The three races to be run on Robins Air Force Base next to the Museum of Aviation are part of the 2014 Run & See Georgia Grand Prix Series. Proceeds from the growing annual event benefit the Museum of Aviation, one of the largest education-focused aviation museums in the country.
Cash prizes will be awarded to the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place male and female finishers in each race. First place gets $250, second place $150 and third place $100. Trophies are also awarded to the overall top three male and female finishers in each race; the overall top three male and female masters in each race; the top active duty military male and female in the marathon; and the top three finishers in fourteen different age categories.
Disposable electronic chip timing will be used for all races.The start time for the Marathon is 8:00 am (6 hour cutoff). The Half-Marathon will start at 8:15 am and the 5K Run/Walk will start at 8:30 am. Patriotic opening ceremonies will be held in the Century of Flight Hangar.
Runners who finish the Marathon and Half-Marathon will receive a three- dimensional antique pewter medal with a red-white-and-blue ribbon. The medal shows a Museum aircraft on one side with a place on the reverse side to engrave the runner’s name, date and finishing time. The Marathon medals show an SR-71 ‘Blackbird’ reconnaissance plane and the Half-Marathon medals show an F-15 ‘Eagle’ fighter.
Award ceremonies will be held in the Museum's Century of Flight Hangar at 9:30 a.m. for the 5K; 10:45 a.m. for the Half Marathon and 1:00 pm for the Marathon