8th Annual

Jim Thorpe Native American 5k National Championships

Saturday, June 25, 2016 Albuquerque, New Mexico

Southwestern Indian Polytechnic Institute

How to register


You can register online with Active.com


ATTN: 5K Run
8201 Golf Course Rd. NW
D – 3 # 214
Albuquerque, NM 87120
post-marked by June 18th
Click here to download the registration form


Athletes Edge (Del Norte Shopping Plaza)
7120 Wyoming Blvd NE Suite 15, ABQ, NM
(505) 856-9377
(Registration ends Wed 6/22/16 @ 5:00 pm)

Heart & Sole Sports (On Eubank)
4301 Eubank Blvd. NE, ABQ, NM 87111
(505) 292-4744
http://heartandsolesports.net/ (map to store)
(Registration ends Wed 6/22/16 @ 5:00 pm)

Bosque Running Shop
6001 Winter Haven Dr NW Suite 1, Abq, NM 87120
(505) 503-8076
(Registration ends Thurs 6/23/16 @ 6:00 pm)

Early packet pick up and late registration

Southwestern Indian Polytechnic Gym
Friday, June 24, 2016 from 12pm - 8pm & 6:30-7:30am race day.


Fifthteen (15) minutes prior start of the 5K run, traffic will be re-routed to the north entry gate to the SIPI campus. This will add 10 minutes to getting to the race start line. Once the race begins this will be a closed course, therfore your arrival early to the event is highly encouraged even if your coming for the later events.

Please allow plenty of time for parking and packet pick up. Please note, registration closes 30 minutes prior to each race, NO EXCEPTIONS. Early Registration is also encouraged.


1 & 2 Mile Fitness Walks | 7:45 am
5k Runs (All Divisions) | 8:15 am
1k Youth Run | 9:15 am
Toddler 300 Meter Dash | 9:30 am
Honoring of Individuals | 9:45 am
Awards | 10:00 am
Traditional Pueblo Throw | 11:00 am

Public is invited to all cultural events

Learn more about events

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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