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Broome County Reveals Details of 2018 Sunset Runway 5K

Greater Binghamton Airport to Host 2nd Annual Event on August 11 

(TOWN OF MAINE, NY) County Executive Jason Garnar was joined today by Commissioner of Aviation David Hickling, Deputy Commissioner of Aviation Mark Heefner, and Director of Parks and Recreation Matthew Gawors to reveal exciting details for the 2018 Sunset Runway 5K.  

The 5K will be held on Saturday, August 11 at the Greater Binghamton Airport. Registration begins in the Hangar II Chamberlin Room at 6pm with the race beginning between 7:30pm and 8pm depending on the sunset. 

The run will take place in the evening, so participants can view the spectacular sunset over Broome County. Participants will have the unique opportunity to walk or run on a certified 5k course that encompasses Runway 16/34 and Runway 10/28 at BGM. 

The event includes race timing for the officially certified 5k course (USA Track and Field certified), fun music, and a food and beer tent by Binghamton Brewing Company. 

The 2017 Sunset Runway 5k saw over 240 participants that walked, ran, or were pushed in a stroller (kids). 

Register online at https://runsignup.com/Race/NY/JohnsonCity/SunsetRunway5k or visit www.flybgm.com for more details.  

Registration is $20 and closes at midnight on August 9. Early registration participants will receive a Sunset Runway 5k T-Shirt, Sunset Runway 5k running bib, 1 free beverage from Binghamton Brewing Company and official timing.  Registration will also be held on the day of the race for $25 a person. Participants will receive a Sunset Runway 5k running bib, official timing, 1 free beverage from Binghamton Brewing Company, and a Sunset Runway 5k T-shirt while supplies last. 

 

A portion of the proceeds will go to the Twin Tiers Honor Flight. 

07/23/2018 - 4:32pm