open to the public
saturday, april 6, 2019

flight line of shaw air force base

There is no more wait

Until the runway 5k!

about the event

The 5K run hosted by the 20th Force Support Squadron’s Fitness Center will be held 9:00 a.m., April 6, 2019. Registration for this event is now closed. For details on when and where you can pickup your swag bag which includes a digital timing bib, a participant t-shirt, water bottle, and breakfast details. Please continue reading in the packet pickup section.

The run is open for persons age 10 and up. You must have registered in advance for this event and only one vehicle is allowed per participant. On race day, the Main Gate will open at 7:30 a.m. for non-DOD ID card participants. All DOD ID card holders should enter using the 441 Gate to avoid congestion.

APRIL 6, 2019
On/off base packet pickup DETAILS

NON-DoD Cardholders (No Base Access)

As a last resort on the day of the race/run non-DoD cardholders may pickup your packet at the Shaw AFB Visitor Center which is located just before you arrive at the Main Gate of Shaw Air Force Base. The address to the main gate is 9 Shaw Drive Shaw AFB, SC 29152.

Please note if you plan on picking your bib up at the Visitor’s Center the morning of the race/run. It could take up to 30 minutes to pick up your bib, go through security screening, and get to the start of the race. We strongly encourage you to take advantage of the early pickup times.

All Cardholders (w/Base Access)

All DoD cardholders with base access, on race/run day you may pick up your bib(s) at the ECP located on the flight line.

*You must have access to the base to pickup your packet at the ECP.

directions to the run

ATTENTION DoD Cardholders:

You may park in any normal parking space and enter the race area through the ECP by the COMM buildings. The map below with the arrow demonstrates the entry point. Please bring your ID card because Security Forces will be screening.


The Following Items are Strictly Prohibited
  • Firearms
  • Knives
  • Weapons
  • Drones
  • Coolers
  • Backpacks
  • Bicycles
  • Alcohol
  • Fireworks
  • Skateboards
  • Pets (sight exempt)
  • Illegal drugs
  • Briefcases 

If you are in possession of any of the above items, you may either leave them in your car or deposit them in the amnesty boxes located adjacent to the entrance.

*Items placed in the amnesty box are NON-RETURNABLE*
Subject to be searched

If you are in possession of any of the below items, please be prepared to present your items for search.

  • Diaper Bags
  • Camera Bags
  • Runners Bags
  • Strollers
  • Wheelchairs
  • Purses
  • Camel Backs 

Shaw AFB reserves the right to decline entry to any person and the right to expel any person from the installation for any action(s) contrary to the good order and discipline of the United States Air Force.


  • Can I participate and run with my child(ren) in a stroller? Yes. Please do not leave the stroller unattended.
  • Can I bring my pet? Sorry, because this run is on the flight line, pets are not allowed. Service animals are welcomed.


If you have questions about the run or issues registering,
contact 20th Force Support Squadron Fitness Center at

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