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The 33rd Annual Eglin Memorial Day Gate-to-Gate Run

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What: The 33rd Annual Eglin Memorial Day Gate-to-Gate Run
When: Monday, May 28, 2018
Time: 7:00 am to 9:30 am
Where: Unity Park Eglin AFB

Celebrate one of Northwest Florida's greatest traditions at Eglin's 33rd annual Gate-To-Gate Memorial Run/Walk. This competitive race is open to the general public, and to all ages and skill levels. There will also be a free kids run after the start of the main race. The 4.4-mile course on Eglin AFB starts at Unity Park, follows Eglin Boulevard to Memorial Trail and ends at Unity Park. Flowers will be provided for each runner to drop at the Veteran’s Memorial along the route.


Runners, walkers, and teams are invited to register online at until May 12 from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. at the Air Armament Museum (cash only for entry fees) at a cost of $25. Late online registration runs through May 19 at cost of $30.


There will be no registration available on race day. Last day to register for non-DoD cardholders is May 19. All non-DoD cardholders will be required to register online and submit an affidavit no later than May 3 to receive a pass for entrance onto Eglin AFB on race day. Full details and the affidavit are available on the registration website.


Also, a FREE Kid's Fun Run will begin at 9 a.m. at the race start line, with t-shirts for all participants and awards for winners. No registration is required for Fun Run participation. 


Registered participants may pick up their race packets at the Air Armament Museum from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. on Saturday, May 12 or May 19. Race packets may also be picked up at the Eglin Fitness Center from 7 a.m.-6 p.m. any day between May 12 and May 24. Packets will also be available on race day from 5-6 a.m. at Unity Park. A photo ID is required to pick up race packets.


A post-race party will be held at the finish line featuring live entertainment and free refreshments including food and beverages for runners, walkers, and teams to enjoy. 


Download Race Details & Course Map (PDF)


Competing As a Team? Fill Out Your Team's Roster (PDF)

For more information, contact the Eglin Fitness Center at 850-883-9127 or 850-882-6223.


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