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Armed Forces Community Run coming soon

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. – Runners from across the Front Range start their 5- or 10-kilometer route during the Armed Forces Day Community Run on base May 12, 2012. The 200 participants braved the cold, damp weather for this annual event, which was open to all members of the community. (U.S. Air Force photo/Tech. Sgt. Amanda Callahan)

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. – The Armed Forces Day Community Run is 8 a.m. May 10. The annual event is open to all members of the community. (U.S. Air Force photo)

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. -- Armed Forces Day was created in 1949 for citizens to come together and thank military members for their patriotic service in support of our country.

In conjunction with Armed Forces Day, the 21st Force Support Squadron is having its annual Armed Forces Community Run at 8 a.m. May 10. It's a 5k or 10k run open to the public, and gives locals the opportunity to have a glimpse of Peterson Air Force Base.

"This is an annual event that bring family, friends, and local community together for a day filled with fun and entertainment," said Roger Hill, 21st Force Support Squadron athletic director.

Blue Steel, one of the U.S. Air Force Academy bands, will perform at the 2014 Armed Forces Community Run. There will also be sponsor and vendor booths, and refreshments will be available.

Entry fee is $30 through May 9. Entry fee on race day is $35.

Registration may be made in person or online. May 8 is the final day to register online at (Note that there is a $2.50 processing fee for any online registration.)

Race materials, including race number, may be picked up May 5-8 at Runners Roost, Boulder Running Company and the Peterson AFB Fitness Center (for DoD ID card holders only), or they may be picked up the morning of the race at the start area.
· Boulder Running Company, 3659 Austin Bluffs Parkway, Suite 32 - Pay by cash, check.
· Peterson AFB Fitness and Sports Center, 225 W. Ent Ave. - Pay by cash, check, credit card.
· Runners Roost, 121 N. Tejon St. - Pay by cash, check.
· - Pay by credit card only.

For more information about the 2014 Armed Forces Community Run, call 556-2767.

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