Nov. 29, 2022
Pensacola International Airport to Host 10th Annual Runway 5K Benefiting USO Northwest Florida
Take off on the Runway at the 2022 Runway 5K
Hundreds of runners and walkers will take off on the Pensacola International Airport runway Saturday, Dec. 3 for the 10th Annual Runway 5K benefiting the United Service Organization Northwest Florida.
The Runway 5K begins at 10 a.m., with a post-run event featuring activities for the whole family. Registration is $45. For more information or to sign up, visit runway5k.com.
Sponsored by Pensacola International Airport and the City of Pensacola, the 5K aims to honor and remember National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day day with a unique and fun run that takes place on the runway. All proceeds go to USO Northwest Florida, whose mission is to keep local military connected to family, home and country throughout their service to the nation.
“The Runway 5K is one of those events that is extremely special here at the airport, and we are excited to once again be able to partner with USO Northwest Florida to benefit their mission," Airport Director Matt Coughlin Said. "It is going to be a great event, and we look forward to seeing everyone on the runway."
All participants will receive a T-shirt, timing bib, and a special finisher’s medal. There will be special awards in several categories. Walkers, strollers and children are welcome.Packets will be available for pickup on Friday, Dec. 2 from 3-6 p.m. at Running Wild, located at 3012 E. Cervantes St. On the day of the race, packets can be picked up at the airport between 8:30 a.m. and 9:30 a.m.
Pensacola International Airport is located at 2430 Airport Blvd.
For more information or to sign up for the Runway 5K, visit runway5k.com
. To learn more about USO Northwest Florida, visit northwestflorida.uso.org.