Dec. 1, 2023
Pensacola International Airport to Host 11th Annual Runway 5K Benefiting USO Northwest Florida
Hundreds of runners and walkers will take off on the Pensacola International Airport runway Saturday, Dec. 2 for the 11th Annual Runway 5K benefiting the United Service Organization Northwest Florida.
The rain or shine event begins at 10 a.m., with pre-run and post-run events 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, all proceeds from the annual 5K support the USO Northwest Florida's mission to keep local military connected to family, home and country throughout their service to the nation.
“The Runway 5K is a unique event that is extremely special here at the airport, and we are excited to once again partner with USO Northwest Florida to benefit their mission," Airport Director Matt Coughlin Said. "This will 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. 1 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.