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Fourth annual JBSA Half Marathon draws near

By Senior Airman Stormy Archer | 502nd Air Base Wing Public Affairs | February 28, 2017

JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-RANDOLPH, Texas --

The fourth annual Joint Base San Antonio Half Marathon is set to begin at 7:30 a.m. April 30 at JBSA-Randolph.

The 13.1-mile race will take runners through many of JBSA-Randolph’s scenic and historic areas like the Taj, around Perimeter Road, base housing and Heritage Park.

“This is a great event that promotes fitness and well-being,” said Kim Rennert, 502nd Force Support Squadron operations assistant. “It’s amazing to see the look of accomplishment on people’s faces as they cross the finish line.”

The deadline for registration is April 26 and can be completed at www.raceit.com/search/event.aspx?id=39684. The registration cost is $30 plus a $3.30 processing fee.

Age categories for the race are 12-17, 18-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59 and 60 and over.

Paying participants will receive a bag, commemorative T-shirt, a food and refreshment ticket and all finishers will receive a medal. The top female and male in each category will also receive a trophy.

The starting line for the race will be located to the immediate left after entering the JBSA-Randolph Main Gate. Free parking will be located at Heritage Park, Randolph-Brooks Federal Credit Union and the Base Exchange Parking lot.

The event is open to all DoD ID cardholders. Friends and family may also take part in the event, but will need to be sponsored by a DoD ID cardholder for base access.

Volunteers are still needed for the event. For information on volunteer opportunities contact aetc.randolphafbcgoc@us.af.mil.

For more information about the JBSA-Randolph Half Marathon call 652-7263.