Incentives offered for early marathon registration


File photo Marathon registration opens Jan. 1 for the lowest price available; it will increase beginning Jan. 2.


For Greene County News

WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE — The U.S. Air Force Marathon will offer a special New Year’s resolution discount, as well as an opportunity to win a prize package and tickets to the 2016 NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Championship First Four, to participants who register for the race on Jan. 1.

Participants who register on Jan. 1 will save $10 off of the full and half marathon, and $5 off of the 10K and 5K races. In addition, their names will be entered into drawings to win the chance to attend the First Four “Big Hoopla” event at the University of Dayton Arena, March 15 and 16 and/or a marathon prize package, which includes tickets to the race’s Breakfast of Champions, pasta dinner and VIP and preferred parking passes.

“I encourage everyone to register Jan. 1 to take advantage of this one-time-only opportunity,” said Robert Aguiar, Air Force Marathon race director. “It’s a great way to start the year off right.”

Distance Jan. 1 registration cost Jan. 2 – April 1 cost April 2 – June 1 cost June 2 – sellout cost
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 the 5K includes any open slots after Aug. 2, the price will increase to $40.

The Air Force Marathon, presented by Northrop Grumman, USAA and Boeing, will take place Sept. 17. For more information and to register, visit www.usafmarathon.com

File photo Marathon registration opens Jan. 1 for the lowest price available; it will increase beginning Jan. 2.
http://xeniagazette.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/12/web1_-7821-Half-Marathon-DHT-USAF-Marathon-9-19-2015-0335-A-0204.jpgFile photo Marathon registration opens Jan. 1 for the lowest price available; it will increase beginning Jan. 2.

Story courtesy of Wright-Patterson Air Force Base.

Story courtesy of Wright-Patterson Air Force Base.

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