Run for the Runway

Sat August 27, 2022 Midland, TX 79705 US Directions

5K Run/Walk

8:00AM CDT - 9:30AM CDT

1 mile Run/Walk

8:00AM CDT - 9:30AM CDT
Race Website

Additional race information can be found at

901 Veterans Airpark Lane
Midland, TX US 79705

The 1st Annual Run for the Runway is happening August 27, 2022!! 

Midland Athletic Company presents Run for the Runways 5k and 1 mile in partnership with the City of Midland to kick off the 1st annual Fly into Fall event at the Midland Airpark. The race starts at the Midland Airpark, travels around the Claydesta Plaza, and ends back at the airpark where participants can then enjoy all the activities offered at the Fly into Fall event!  

Fly into Fall is a family oriented event that hopes to bring interest and awareness to the Midland Airpark operations with a long term vision of inspiring future pilots, mechanics and other aviation personnel to enter this lucrative field. This event will have various air craft and classic car displays, airport fire truck demonstration, discovery flights, pre- flight simulation, Meet a Hero, face painting, food trucks, coffee, jumpers and much more!

Did we mention the City of Midland Fly into Fall event (starts 9:00am) is FREE & open to the public!? So, let's RUN then stick around for a FUN FILLED time at the Midland Airpark!! 


Race Details:

Date: August 27, 2022


Race Day Schedule:

⭐ Packet Pick Up 6:45- 8:00am 
⭐ 1 mile begins at 8:00am 
⭐ 5k begins at 8:00am 
⭐ Fly into Fall event begins at 9:00am 


Location: 901 Veterans Airpark Lane, Midland, TX 79707 (parking will be available on site) 


Route: The 5k and 1 mile races are both out and back courses that begin from the Midland Airpark. The course travels through Claydesta Plaza, past the Claydesta Memorial Fountains and several prominent oil field offices. 


Race Perks: Finish the 5k or 1 mile to "earn your wings" with a special pin you can wear proudly on your lapel. Your registration includes a pair of custom aviator sunglasses and a custom bib! 


Hydration: Water at the Start/finish area! In addition, there will be (2) aid stations on the course (1) at the 2-mile point in the 5K and (1) at the turn around point (.5mile) for the 1 Mile.   


Race Packet Pick up: 

Runners can pick up their packets at these locations: 

Midland Athletic Company - 3326 N Midkiff Rd. Midland, TX 79705 

Friday, August 26, 2022 

12 PM - 4 PM  

Midland Airpark - 901 Veterans Airpark Lane, Midland, TX 79707

Saturday, August, 27, 2022

6:45 AM - 8 AM 


Volunteer Information: 

We cannot throw these races without you! Volunteering provides an opportunity to serve participants at aid stations,

on the course with directions, with post race food and drinks, etc. Need community service hours? We are happy to accommodate you! 

Please email and let us know if you would like to take part by volunteering. 



*Times subject to change. 

*Strollers & Dogs: Strollers and leashed dogs are happily allowed, we ask that you start in the back of the start line corral. Local leash laws apply.

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