September 19, 2015

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The 19th annual Air Force Marathon will take place on September 19, 2015 in commemoration of the 67th anniversary of the United States Air Force. The marathon welcomes all branches of the military and any civilians to take part in this historic event.

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Frequently Asked Questions

I would like to participate in the Air Force Marathon. Is permissive TDY authorized?

Permissive TDY is authorized for Air Force active duty members under AFI 36-3003 (26 Oct 09) Military Leave Program, Section F, Paragraph 12, Table 7, Rule 30. Be sure to check with your supervisor.

Can you tell me more about the new MAJCOM Challenge?


A prestigious traveling trophy will be presented to the winning MAJCOM commander at Fall CORONA. The trophy will be awarded to the MAJCOM team with the lowest combined time. Teams consist of four Full Marathoners (3 men and 1 woman) and six Half Marathoners (4 men and 2 women).

AFPC/SVI will be accepting AF Form 303's beginning 1 Mar 15 for the AF Marathon MAJCOM Team Challenge.
10 person teams will be selected to represent their respective MAJCOM's. Team composition will be made up of 3 males and 1 female for the Full Marathon and 4 males and 2 females for the Half Marathon. Individuals selected to represent their MAJCOM may attend in a permissive TDY status as authorized by AFI 36-3003, Military Leave Program.Individuals travel, registration fee, and lodging will be reimbursed. Active Duty members wanting to participate must complete an AF Form 303 and submit the form via myPers Once in myPers select:

- Resources for FSS (Upper Right Hand)
- Services
- SVI - Sustainment (Under Learn More About)
- Submit a case to Sustainment
-Subject: AF Marathon/Name/MAJCOM
-Attach your AF Form 303 -DOWNLOAD HERE

-AF Form 303 Instruction

- Under Position/Division: Put Full and Half Marathon if you wish
to be considered for both. Full Marathon team members will be selected
first, then Half Marathon.
-Unit: Provide your unit and MAJCOM you are assigned to.
-Make sure you submit your Athletic Uniform Sizes.
-Under Significant Performances For Past 3 years: Provide times for
all events.


If you or anyone interested in applying for the AF Marathon MAJCOM Team
Challenge has any questions, submit your question through myPers or call
DSN 665-7000.

Download: MAJCOM Challenge Scoring [doc]

Can I get a refund of my registration fees if I will be deployed?

ColorguardOur cancellation policy states that registration fees are non-refundable and non-transferable, but I have been issued orders to deploy, and I have already registered and paid to participate in the Air Force Marathon. Can I get a refund?

Refunds will be given to individuals who have deployment orders that will prevent them from participating in the marathon. The following are the requirements for a refund:

  - Copy of deployment orders (CED Orders)
  - Mailing address where refund will be sent
  - Refunds will not be given for TDY or PCS orders

Above items must be faxed to the Air Force Marathon office at (937) 656-1000(937) 656-1000 or DSN 986-1000 by 31 October of the year of the event.

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