The 2014 Armed Forces Community Run will be held at 8 a.m. Saturday, May 10, at Peterson Air Force Base. It’s a 5k / 10k run open to the public.
That alone makes it appealing to runners in the Pikes Peak region, because Peterson AFB is normally closed to everyone except those with a military or DoD ID card. This rare occasion gives locals the opportunity to have a quick glimpse of what they referred to from 1943 to 1976 as Pete Field. In March of 1976, it was redesignated Peterson Air Force Base.
Enjoy live music by Blue Steel, the commercial, popular music ensemble of the United States Air Force Academy Band. There will be sponsor and vendor booths. Refreshments will be available.
Entry fee, now through Fri., May 9: $30.
May 8 is the final day to register online. (Note that there is a $2.50 processing fee for any online registration.)
Entry fee, race day, Sat., May 10: $35
REGISTRATION & PAYMENT
Registration can be made in person or online. After May 8, all online registration will be at the start area on race day. Entry fee on race day is $35.
Race materials, including race number, may be picked up May 5-8 at Runners Roost, Boulder Running Company and the Peterson AFB Fitness Center (for DoD ID card holders only), or they may be picked up the morning of the race at the start area.
- Boulder Running Company, 3659 Austin Bluffs Parkway, Suite 32, Colorado Springs, CO 80918 – Pay by cash, check.
- Peterson AFB Fitness and Sports Center, 225 W. Ent Ave., Peterson AFB, CO 80914 – Pay by cash, check, credit card.
- Runners Roost, 121 N. Tejon St., Colorado Springs, CO 80903 – Pay by cash, check.
- www.runningguru.com/event/AFCR – Pay by credit card only.
For more information about the 2014 Armed Forces Community Run, call (719) 556-2767.
We are grateful to these sponsors for their support of the Armed Forces Community Run.
COLORADO SPRINGS SKY SOX
ENT FEDERAL CREDIT UNION
OMNI FINANCIAL GROUP, INC.
ROYAL CREST DAIRY
SERRANOS COFFEE COMPANY
TUCANOS BRAZILIAN GRILL
UNIVERSITY OF PHOENIX
VILLASPORT ATHLETIC CLUB and SPA
(No federal endorsement of sponsors intended.)
If you would like to be a sponsor for the Armed Forces Community Run, please call (719) 556-4977.