AUGUSTA, Ga. (WFXG) - Many showed up with their running shoes this morning for the annual "Run the Runway" 5k event!

THIS YEAR, THE 5K BENEFITed AMERICAN WARRIORS PARTNERSHIP.

it STARTED WITH A KIDS FUN RUN ON THE RUNWAY... FROM THERE, RUNNERS AND WALKERS OF ALL AGES TOOK OFF ON THE 5K RUN.

"ITS PRETTY COOL! IT IS! I MEAN I'VE NEVER SEEN ANYTHING LIKE THIS AND THE MORE YOU RUN IT THE LONGER IT GETS ACTUALLY, AT LEAST IT SEEMS LIKE IT. I WAS LIKE 'DOES THIS EVER END?' AND ILL PROBABLY NEVER RUN ON A RUNWAY AGAIN SO THAT'S PRETTY COOL," said Prince Thomas, 5k participant. 

many crossed the finish line, including FOX54's JAY JEFFERIES AND KIMBERLY SCOTT CROSSING THE FINISH LINE TOGETHER!

THE MORNING ENDED WITH AN AWARD CEREMONY FOR OVERALL AND CATEGORY WINNERS.

"I GOT MY MEDAL! AND ITS INSPIRING BECAUSE IT MAKES ME WANT TO GO BACK NEXT YEAR. I HAVE A THING ABOUT AIRPLANES ANYWAYS. I LOVE TO SEE THE AIRPLANES IN THE SKY AND ALL THAT, BUT ITS JUST A PERSONAL GOAL TO ACHIEVE," said Julie Coleman, 5k participant.

It was a "plane" awesome time at the Augusta Regional "Run the Runway" 5k!

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