Wings, Wheels and Run
Get ready to come in for a landing at the Brunswick Golden Isles Airport (BQK) for our exciting Wings, Wheels and Run event! It’s a full day of great activities in the Golden Isles for families in our community and visitors, including a 1 Mile Fun Run/Walk and5K Run, a classic auto show and a fly-in featuring a display of aircraft from all over the Southeast.
The 1-Mile Fun Run/Walk for all ages begins at 9:00 AM, followed by the 5K Run at 9:30AM. The unique racecourse sends runners between massive commercial planes and tankers at Stambaugh Aviation. All proceeds benefit Glynn County Schools Athletic Department. See more details, below.To register, go to www.active.com Downloadable Race Form link here
Race Packet Pick up will be Friday, March 21st from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. and Saturday from 7:30 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. at the corner of Harry Driggers and Jetport Road under the Rich's Tent.
The rest of the day’s events begin at 10:00 AM at the Brunswick Golden Isles Airport Passenger Terminal and its neighbors, Gulfstream Aerospace and Manning Aviation. Be sure to check out all of the fascinating displays, activities and food. Auto clubs from all over Southeast Georgia will bring vintage rides, exquisitely restored beauties from the glory days of muscle cars and beyond. The fly-in showcases both commercial and general aviation aircraft, ranging from 1940s-vintage planes to sleek, contemporary jets.
Don’t miss the chance to tour our special guest, Spirit of Freedom, an authentic 1948 Berlin Airlift C54 cargo plane. Re-live the famous Berlin Candy Drop at 1:15 PM, when candy bars fastened to tiny parachutes will fall from the skies!
Entry and parking for Wings, Wheels and Run are free to the public. Enjoy the aircraft and classic car display, demonstrations and exhibits at no cost. The only events that have an entry fee are the races (see below) and tours of Spirit of Freedom. A minimal admission fee supports the historic aircraft’s educational mission. Prices for tours are $3 per adult, $2 per child and $5 per family regardless of size. Anyone in a uniform, including military, law enforcement, first responders, ROTC, Boy and Girl Scouts, tours Spirit of Freedom free of charge.
1 Mile Fun Run/Walk begins at 9:00 AM
5K Run begins at 9:30 AM
An awards ceremony will be held at 10:30 AM at the outfield at North Glynn Recreation
All fees to participate in Wings, Wheels and Run races are tax-deductible contributions.
Please make checks out to GCS Athletics.
Early registration prices available through 3/14/14:
•1 Mile Fun Run/Walk– $15
•5K Run– $25
•Compete in both events-$30
Entry fee includes a quality long-sleeved cotton Wings, Wheels and Run T-shirt
Registration prices 3/15/14 through Race Day on 3/22/14:
•1 Mile Fun Run/Walk– $20
•5K Run– $30
•Compete in both events-$35
Wings, Wheels and Run T-shirts available while supply lasts
•A $500.00 check goes to the athletic department of any Glynn County School
that has 100 or more runners designate that school on their registration form. Each
entrant may designate only one (1) Glynn County School. Every school in the
county can win this prize by registering 100 or more runners–please sign up
•All participants in the 1-Mile Fun Run/Walk receive a ribbon.
•The top three male and female runners in each age group for the 5K Run will
receive a trophy.
If you have any further questions please email the Glynn County Airport Commission firstname.lastname@example.org