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5K Race Route

Embark on the certified 5K race course starting at Broad Street and 6th Street. Runners head towards the airfield’s main gate, entering runway 18/36, passing by Airbus’ Final Assembly Line, and finally completing a loop to reach the finish line.

1-Mile Fun Run Route

The 1-Mile Fun Run commences at the junction of Broad Street and 6th Street. Participants run towards Broad Street, passing Flight Works Alabama, before making a loop and heading towards the finish line.


Packet Pick Up Day

When it's time to collect your race packet and t-shirt, you have two options. The first option is to pick it up one day before the race, on October 6, 2023. The second option is to pick it up on the day of the race, 30 minutes before it starts. We will conduct an early packet pickup on October 6, 2023, at 23 East, from 2 pm to 6 pm. Please refer to the map for directions.


Parking & Event Map


Event Schedule

Registration / Pick up

7:00 a.m.

5K Race

8:00 a.m.

1-Mile Fun Run

9:00 a.m.

Awards Ceremony

Awards Ceremony

10:00 a.m.

Mobile Airport Authority Foundation

Welcome to the Mobile Airport Authority Foundation, where community and aviation unite! As a nonprofit organization overseeing three airports in Mobile, Alabama, we take immense pride in providing exceptional aviation services while fostering a strong connection with our local community.


Get ready for an exhilarating event that will leave you breathless—the BFM5K on the Runway! Picture yourself racing down the actual runway, surrounded by the buzzing energy of aviation. This one-of-a-kind event invites you to be part of a memorable 5K run and a lively 1-Mile Fun Run, all while treading on the very runway where planes take off and land.


By joining the BFM5K on the Runway, you're not only promoting health and fitness, but also making a direct impact on our community. Your participation supports the Mobile Airport Authority Foundation's charitable initiatives, empowering us to fund projects and programs that uplift the lives of individuals and families in Mobile.


Collaboration is at the heart of our mission. We proudly work hand in hand with local organizations, businesses, and individuals who share our vision of a better tomorrow. Through the Mobile Airport Authority Foundation, we actively seek opportunities to support educational initiatives, extend a helping hand to those in need, and foster innovation and discovery.


Come and be part of an extraordinary experience—the BFM5K on the Runway! Lace up your running shoes and embark on a thrilling adventure where the runway becomes your racecourse. Join us as we build a stronger community together.

Mobile Airport Authority Foundation: Run, Connect, and Make a Difference on the Runway!

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