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Tallahassee Airport Runway Challenge – 5K Run & Golf Drive Competition
February 28, 2015
Go Beyond the Gate for the TLH Runway Challenge
Event offers unique opportunity to play on your runway
You’ve likely experienced landing on an airport runway, safely buckled into your seat, but have you ever imagined what it would be like to utilize that same runway to take the family on a run, compete in a 5K or test your golf swing? That opportunity will be a reality for citizens of Tallahassee later this month.
To celebrate the completion of its massive runway reconstruction project, Tallahassee Regional Airport (TLH) invites citizens to go “Beyond the Gate,” into what is normally a restricted area, for an exclusive, up-close view of the improvements. This unique opportunity is part of the TLH Runway Challenge that includes a family-friendly fun run, 5K race and a longest golf drive competition. The event will take place on Saturday, Feb. 28, on the recently reconstructed east-west runway before it is reopened on March 2.
“This runway project is another example of the ongoing efforts to prepare for continued growth and enhanced services for Tallahassee travelers,” said City Commissioner Scott Maddox, the more…Go Beyond the Gate for the TLH Runway Challenge