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Airport to host annual Runway Run

Staff Report
Published Nov. 12, 2012

More than 600 participants have signed up for the third annual Runway Run Saturday at the Columbia Metropolitan Airport.

The 5K run, which will benefit the South Carolina USO, is scheduled to begin at 10 a.m. Runners will have 45 minutes to complete the race.

Registration is still open. Fees for those signing up by Friday are $30 for civilians, $20 for military, $15 for Junior ROTC and $10 for the kids’ fun run. Fees for civilian participants will increase to $35 the day of the event.

Click here for more information and to register, or call 803-600-1800.

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Added: 12 Nov 2012

Wouldn't Columbia be better served by getting airplanes to land at the airport rather than attracting runners to run around an empty airport?