I Believe I Can Fly 5K - April 9, 2017 @ 7:30 AM

Run the Toledo Express Airport Runway & 180th Fighter Wing Base

I Believe I Can Fly 5K

I Believe I Can Fly 5K

Sunday April 9, 2017 @ 7:30 AM

Run the most unique course in our area—Toledo Express Airport Runway & 180th Air National Guard's Fighter Wing Base

1 Air Cargo Pkwy E Swanton, OH 43558

Sunday, April 9

Registration Opens at 7:30 AM. 5K Starts at 9:30 AM

Event Details and Schedule

1 Air Cargo Pkwy E
7:30 AM
Check-In will be setup outside, visible from the parking lot.
8:45 AM
1K Kids Run Begins
9:30 AM
5K Race Begins
Celebration fun with food & refreshments

Why Run This 5K?

Honorable Cause

I Believe I Can Fly 5k benefits The Arms Forces, a 501c3 nonprofit that assists military and veterans who have the invisible wounds of traumatic brain injury or post-traumatic stress. For more information visit TheArmsForces.org

Rare Opportunities

  • Help us put the "run" in runway, for a good cause!
  • Chance to see F16 Fighter Jets
  • Win unique prizes

Awards, Prizes, Food & Fun!

Awards for Best Time

  • Overall Male & Female
  • Overall 40+
  • Age Categories Every 5 Years (up to 80+)
  • 1K Finisher Gift

Prizes & Swag

  • Gifts for every participant
  • Special Edition Race Shirts

Post-race celebration fun, with food & refreshments for all.

This is THE 5K you DO NOT want to miss!! Your chance to experience all of this is on April 9th! REGISTER TODAY!!


This unique 3.1-mile course at Toledo Express Airport starts on the runway near the Air Freight Building, goes past the F16 Fighter Jets, continues towards the Air National Guard Base, then circles back to the runway for the finish line!


Online Registration is being handled through Enmotive.com this year.

Mail-in reservations can be sent to:
The Arms Forces
PO Box 981
Maumee, OH 43537

If you have any questions, you can email

  • Early entry fee $30
  • Late entry fee $35 (after 3/25/17)
  • Military entry fee $20
  • Sponsor a veteran to run for free $20
  • Kids Run (1K) $10
  • FREE for Purple Heart Recipients

Over 18 must bring a picture ID and sign a waiver at registration.

Note: The I Believe I Can Fly 5K Course takes place in a restricted area and all participants are subject to search before being admitted to the grounds. NO FIREARMS OR WEAPONS OF ANY KIND PERMITTED.