10th Annual

Jim Thorpe Native American 5k National Championships

Saturday, June 23, 2018 Albuquerque, New Mexico

Southwestern Indian Polytechnic Institute


This is event is also the USATF Road 5K State Championship. All USATF members will be eligible for age group awards at no additional price. To be eligible you must be a USATF 2016 New Mexico member and put your number on each race series registration for.
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2018 results have been posted here
We understand that results have some errors. If you feel that your misplacement has positioned you out of the awards,
contact us and we will review your position and send you an award.
Thank you to all that participated in the 2018 Race.


June 23, 2018 - The Native American 5K National Championship is open to all American Indian /Alaska Natives and First Nations people of Canada.

The Community 5k Run is open to all with no restrictions. The 5k course is a two-loop paved flat course designed for extremely fast altitude times. All divisions of the 5K run are eligible for state age group records.

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1 & 2 Mile Fitness Walks | 7:30 am
5k Runs (All Divisions) | 8:00 am
1k Youth Run | 9:00 am
Toddler 300 Meter Dash | 9:10 am
Honoring of Individuals | 9:15 am
Awards | 9:45 am
Traditional Pueblo Throw | 10:30 am
Special recognition and honoring All Former SIPI Cross Country and Track Runners
Public is invited to all cultural events

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How to get to the Race

Southwestern Indian Polytechnic Institute
9169 Coors Blvd NW
Albuquerque, NM 87120 map

From I-25: West on Paseo del Norte to Coors exit. Go south on Coors to first stop light (Frontage Rd) and turn left (east) Continue ½ mile on to school campus.
From I-40: North on Coors 5 miles to Frontage Rd and stop light. Turn right (east) ½ miles onto school campus.
*A RAM Service Station and SIPI sign is located at the stop light. SIPI campus is directly east of the intersection.

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