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Montgomery Regional Airport Hosting First Annual 5K on the Runway

(Montgomery, AL) – The Montgomery Regional Airport (MGM) is inviting all runners and walkers to lace up their sneakers for a unique experience allowing registered participants to run a 5K on the MGM Runway. The inaugural MGM Runway 5K will occur on October 22, beginning at 8:30 a.m., and registration is now open.

“We look forward to hosting our first annual 5K Runway Run as this is an exciting event for MGM and the community,” said Wade A. Davis, C.M. Executive Director of Montgomery Regional Airport. “We are allowing the Montgomery and Tri-County community a chance to experience our airport and airport grounds like never before, and we are thrilled to host this history-making experience.”

The race will begin near the (southwest) side of the Airport’s general aviation runway, wrapping by Runway 3-21 and looping by aircraft static displays.

Participants are encouraged to sign up early as limited space will cap at 500 participants. Early registration is $40 per participant through October 1, and $45 after the registration day will be available but will be limited. Participants will receive an MGM 5k race shirt (to be worn on race day), bib, MGM water bottle, clear backpack, and a finishers medal. Children 14 and under must be accompanied by a registered adult. Free parking will be provided day of race.

The Airport’s commercial aviation runway will be operational, allowing participants to soak in an up-close-and-personal sight of various aircraft. Additionally, the race will begin at 8:30 a.m., with all participants off the runway by 9:30 a.m., allowing MGM to resume full operations for the afternoon peak of flights starting on Saturday.

Register here for the MGM Runway 5K. For questions, please contact MGM5K@flymgm.com. 

Montgomery Regional Airport offers non-stop flights to Atlanta, Georgia (ATL); Charlotte, North Carolina (CLT); Dallas, Texas (DFW), and Washington, D.C. (DCA).  MGM currently serves the region with daily flights by American and Delta Airlines.  For more information on the airport, visit flymgm.com.

08-19-22 MGM Hosts Inaugural 5K Runway – MGM

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