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Chico Air Museum Run the Runway! 5K and One Mile Run/Walk

Sat April 6, 2024 Chico, CA 95973 US Directions



9:00AM PDT - 11:00AM PDT

1 Mile

9:00AM PDT - 11:00AM PDT


165 Ryan Avenue
Chico, CA US 95973


Do you have the need?  The need for speed?  If you do, then this timed 1 mile run on the runway at the Chico Regional Airport is the event for you. Or, if you want a longer race, choose the 5K option with the first mile on the runway.

The Chico Air Museum is a 501(c)(3) non-profit aviation and space museum located at the Chico Regional Airport. The museum is open to the public Thursdays-Sundays, and charges no admission. Numerous aircraft and exhibits are on display, both indoors and outdoors. Volunteer docents are available to provide tours and explain the rich aviation history of Chico and Northern California.

Run the Runway! is a timed mile and 5K for runners, joggers, and walkers which takes place on Runway 31R at the Chico Regional Airport. This is a rare and unique opportunity to run on an actual aircraft runway. Overall and age group medals will be awarded. The race ends at the Chico Air Museum which will be open to visitors following the race. Admission is free.

Please come out and enjoy this special event. Thank you for supporting the Chico Air Museum.

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Packet Pick Up

Packet and shirt pick-up will be on Friday, April 5th from 10 am-7 pm at the Chico Air Museum  On race day packet pick up will be available at the start line location on the south end of the airport.  Look for the signs.    

The Chico Air Museum is located at 165 Ryan Ave. Chico, CA 95973 which is located at the north end of Chico Regional Airport (on the flight line.)

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