NEWS | Oct. 11, 2011

437th Airlift Wing hosts 3rd Annual Run the Runway 5K

By Joint Base Charleston Public Affairs

The 437th Airlift Wing, along with 628th Air Base Wing, will host the 3rd Annual Run the Runway 5K here Nov. 11.

The run will include portions of the flightline and is open to all military, Department of Defense civilians and the local community. Cost to run the certified 5K is seven dollars per person; this includes a race chip, bib number and a finisher medal if registered by Oct. 28. T-shirts will be available for purchase at the event through a 3rd party vendor.

Registration for the run is online at, and can be found by searching "3rd Annual 437th Airlift Wing Run the Runway 5K" or by following the link below:

Registration closes Nov. 4 or after the maximum number of participants have registered. The race will be capped at 1,000 participants.

Early packet pickup for civilians will be Nov. 9 at the Holiday Inn Express, 7670 Northwoods Blvd, North Charleston from 9 a.m. until Nov. 10 at 9 p.m. DoD civilians, military members and dependents can pick up packets at the Joint Base Charleston Fitness Center during duty hours starting Nov. 9.

Civilians must enter the base on race morning through Dorchester Rd (Commissary entrance) starting at 7 a.m. DoD civilian and military I.D. card holders should enter through the Rivers or Main gate.

Additional information can be found on the registration page.