11th Annual

Jim Thorpe Native American 5k National Championships

Saturday, June 29, 2019 Albuquerque, New Mexico

Southwestern Indian Polytechnic Institute


The Sports Warriors Track Club recently participated in the USA Club Cross Country Championships in San Francisco, CA. The team finished 19th in filed of over 60 of the top club teams in the USA. Your support and participation in this run ensures Sports Warriors Track Club will be able to attend future National competitions. Thank you so much for your participation.


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 29, 2019 - The Native American 5K National Championship is open to all American Indians /Alaska Natives and First Nations people of Canada with tribal membership.

The Community 5k Run is open to all with no restrictions.

The USATF NM Association road state championship awards will be awarded to individuals who have a current 2019 New Mexico USATF Association membership on the day of the race.

The 5k course is a two-loop paved flat course designed for extremely fast altitude times.

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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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