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The Nineteenth Annual Museum of Aviation Foundation Marathon, Half-Marathon and 5K Run/Walk will be held at the Museum of Aviation on Saturday, January 17, 2015. The races are sponsored by the Jeff Smith Automotive, 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. The Marathon and Half-Marathon courses are certified and a Boston Marathon qualifier. Proceeds from the growing annual event benefit the Museum of Aviation, one of the largest education-focused aviation museums in the country.
Trophies are 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 a trophy for the Relay Team winner.
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