FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

GENERAL QUESTIONS:

The Museum Mile is always held the second Thursday of May at the National Museum of the United States Air Force.
Packet pick-up is held at the Memorial Park just outside the National Museum of the United States Air Force from 5-6:30 p.m. on race day. Each runner is required to show photo identification and know their bib number in order to pick up their bib and participant items.
Yes, there is free onsite parking at the National Museum of the United States Air Force.
There will be portable restrooms available near the start line (Memorial Park) and finish line (Air Park).
All races will take place rain or shine. In the event of extreme weather, routes may be altered. Races will be cancelled only if absolutely necessary for the safety of participants, volunteers and event staff. In this case, there will be no refunds of race entry fees. Each athlete accepts any such risk during registration. We encourage you to check our website and social media for the latest information.

REGISTRATION QUESTIONS:

No, person-to-person transfers are not permitted.
Pending space available, you may register on race day. Packet pick up will also be held on race day from 5:00-6:30 p.m. at Memorial Park just outside the National Museum of the United States Air Force.
Registration fees are non-refundable, even in the event of race cancellation*. The only exception is for official military deployment (CED Orders). Refunds will NOT be given for TDY or PCS orders. *See our registration policies page for more details.

COURSE QUESTIONS:

The time limit for the one mile event is 30 minutes. You must maintain a pace of 30:00 minutes/mile to complete the event within the time limit.
Yes, there will be medical support available. Medical support for this event will consist of primarily volunteer medical personnel prepared to administer first aid-style assistance.

MILITARY QUESTIONS:

Refunds will be given to individuals who have deployment orders that will prevent them from participating. Refunds will NOT be given for TDY or PCS orders. The following are the requirements for a refund due to a deployment:

- Copy of deployment orders (CED Orders)
- Refund needs to be requested via email (usaf.marathon@us.af.mil) before the end of May.

VOLUNTEER QUESTIONS:

Yes, absolutely! About 40-50 volunteer slots are filled each year, and each volunteer is necessary in order to put on a successful Museum Mile race day. For more information, see the Volunteer page.