CMSAF James C. Binnicker Memorial Run

Wed September 15 - Sat September 25, 2021
Events

Virtual

$10 - $30 09/15 12:00AM CDT
Events: 9K Run - Virtual 5K Run -Virtual 5K Walk - Virtual 1 Mile Kids' Run - Virtual

Shalimar, FL

$10 - $35 09/25 7:00AM CDT
Events: 9K Run - Shalimar, Florida 5K Run - Shalimar, Florida 5K Walk - Shalimar, Florida 1 Mile Fun Run - Shalimar, Florida

Osan AB, Korea (Race at Your Base)

$10 - $35 09/25 6:00AM CDT
Events: 9K - Osan AB, Korea 1K Fun Run - Osan AB, Korea

Cannon AFB, NM (Race at Your Base)

$10 - $35 09/25 8:00AM CDT
Events: 9K - Cannon AFB, NM 5K - Cannon AFB, NM 1 Mile Fun Run - Cannon AFB, NM

JBSA Lackland, TX (Race at Your Base)

$35 09/18 8:30AM CDT
Events: 9K - JBSA Lackland, TX 5K - JBSA Lackland, TX

Nellis AFB, NV (Race at Your Base)

$35 09/24 6:30AM CDT
Events: 9K - Nellis AFB, NV 5K - Nellis AFB, NV

Columbus AFB, MS (Race at Your Base)

$10 - $35 09/25 8:30AM CDT
Events: 9K - Columbus, MS 5K - Columbus, MS 1 Mile Fun Run - Columbus, MS

Langley AFB, VA (Race at Your Base)

$10 - $35 09/25 8:30AM CDT
Events: 5K - Langley AFB 1 Mile Fun Run - Langley AFB
Description

The 7th Annual CMSAF James C. Binnicker Memorial Run has options this year! Choose from the original in-person event that takes place in Shalimar, Florida on the Bob Hope Village campus, the virtual event, and "Race at Your Base" events at or near various USAF bases. 

All 9K and 5K participants in the Shalimar, FL event will receive an official event shirt, commemorative challenge coin, bib, access to a printable event certificate, and are invited to stay for a post party and awards ceremony. All Shalimar, FL 1 Mile Fun Run participants will receive a commemorative bib and access to a printable participation certificate. The first 50 participants of Race at Your Base events will receive an official event shirt, commemorative challenge coin, bib, and access to a printable event certificate. Virtual event participants will receive an official event shirt, commemorative challenge coin, bib, and access to a printable event certificate.

It's about much more than running. 

Supporting "Care for Alzheimer's"
Because September is World Alzheimer’s Month, the CMSAF James C. Binnicker Memorial Run will benefit the memory care wing at Air Force Enlisted Village's assisted living residence, Hawthorn House, where military widows with Alzheimer’s and dementia reside. Every dollar raised from this virtual event will provide care and support for the residents there. We feel this would make CMSAF#9 Binnicker proud.

 

Go the Extra Mile
The world has changed for all of us, but the one thing that hasn’t changed is our commitment to our residents. We need your help more than ever. We ask for your help by creating a fundraiser in conjunction with your run or walk. We call it the Extra Mile Challenge, and we’ll reward the top three fundraisers. 

 

Every dollar you raise will provide care and support for military widows who live on our memory care wing at our assisted living residence, Hawthorn House.

 

Event History
The inaugural CMSAF James C. Binnicker Memorial 9K was held in August of 2015 at Bob Hope Village in Shalimar, Florida. The idea for the event was suggested by Airmen from nearby Eglin AFB who were participating in the Air Force Marathon. The Airmen wanted to honor CMSAF Binnicker while training for their upcoming marathon. Since CMSAF Binnicker served as the 9th Chief Master Sergeant of the Air Force, it was only fitting the event was a 9K run. The event has expanded over the years to include a 5K run, a 5K walk, a virtual run, and an in-person run coordinated by Airmen from Travis AFB and Beale AFB (California).

 

About CMSAF Binnicker
CMSAF#9 James C. Binnicker served as the Air Force Enlisted Village's President and CEO from 2000 to 2015. Binnicker believed the residents should be treated with respect and dignity. He created The Mom Rule which all employees use to this day in working with residents or making decisions for resident' cares. Binnicker's vision brought many additions to the Bob Hope Village campus to include the Garden of Hope, the Bob Gates Welcome Center, and Hawthorn House, an assisted living residence with an option for memory care for residents with Alzheimer's and dementia. Binnicker served as the 9th Chief Master Sergeant of the United States Air Force from 1986 to 1990. Read more about Binnicker here.

 

The 2021 CMSAF James C. Binnicker Memorial Run is presented by Eglin Federal Credit Union

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