Jim Thorpe Native American 5K National Championship, Open Comm 5K Run & USATF NM State Championship
Start: Saturday, June 29, 2013 @ 7:45 AM (MDT)
Albuquerque , NM 87120
Registration Closing Date
Thursday, June 27, 2013 @ 1:00 PM (MDT)
This event serves as the National Championship for American Indian/Alaska Natives and First Nations tribal members of Canada. To enter this division you must provide proof of tribal enrollment if requested. This event also serves as the New Mexico USATF State 5k Road Championship. You must have a 2013 USATF NM Association membership to be eligible for this division. The Open Community Run has no restrictions and is open to everyone.
This is a USATF sanctioned event and the course is certified and eligible for age state records. The course is a flat and fast 2 loop paved road to allow for fast times even at altitude. The course is considerd one of the fastest 5K courses at altitude with only a 13 ft elevatoin rise. There were 3 new state age group records set in 2011 and 6 state records set in 2012.
Previous Race Results
NOTE: THIS EVENT HAS BECOME POPULAR AND SHOULD HAVE ENTRIES THAT EXCEED THE NUMBER OF T-SHIRTS: PRIORITY GOES TO THOSE WHO REGISTERED EARLY. IF YOUR SIZE HAS SOLD OUT WE WILL ACCOMMODATE YOU WITH THE NEXT AVAILABLE LARGER SIZE.
DUE TO THE INCREASED POPULARITY OF THIS EVENT SHIRT SIZES MAY VARY FROM YOUR REGISTRATION REQUEST DUE TO A SHORTAGE OF SPECIFIC SIZES. EXACT SHIRT SIZES WILL BE BASED ON THE DATE OF YOUR ENTRY INTO THE EVENT. WE ARE CURRENTLY OUT OF ALL YOUTH SIZE MEDIUM SHIRTS.
This event will honor the following individuals: Steve Gachapin, (Jemez Pueblo) & Ann Wheelock Gonzales (Onieda) There will be a "traditional" Pueblo throw for all participants and friends when all the races have concluded. This event serves as a reunion and renewal of friendship gathering for all past and present WINGS OF AMERICA runners, facilitators, coaches, Board of Directors, staff and supporters.
You are not able to sign up for dual registration on ACTIVE.COM. To submit a dual registration you must do mail or walk in registration.