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3rd ANNUAL 8-HOUR DREAM ENDURANCE RACE

Saturday, July 22, 2017

Click here to register for 2017!

The start and finish are in front of Butler University’s
historic Hinkle Fieldhouse in Indianapolis, Indiana.

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› Registration is now open for 2017! CLICK HERE to register now!
› We currently have participants registered from Indiana, Kentucky, New York, Ohio, Tennessee and Texas.
› The 2017 event will again be held at Butler University, in the shadows of the historic Hinkle Fieldhouse (yes, of “Hoosiers” fame). We can’t wait for our participants to race through campus!


2016 RACE WRAP-UP

8-HOUR DREAM ENDURANCE RACE RUNNERS OVERCOME CHALLENGING CONDITIONS
Runners from 14 States Participate

INDIANAPOLIS…The 2nd Annual 8-Hour Dream Endurance Race held on Saturday, July 23, 2016, offered challenging conditions due to the extreme heat and humidity. As the Indianapolis’s area only Endurance Race, the new home of Butler University provided some shade as runners from 14 states took on the heat to see how many miles they could endure over the 8 hours. The event is produced by Carmel Road Racing Group.

The 8-Hour Dream Endurance was awarded the Road Runners Club of America Endurance Race State Championship, awarding winners state championship titles along with a cash purse.

The top three males and females were the following with the corresponding distance completed:

Top Males

  1. Joe Smoker, 28 years old from Indianapolis, IN – 47.8 miles (New event Record)
  2. David Blitzer, 27, Indianapolis, – 46.76 miles
  3. Jonathan Petykowski, 25, Palatine, IL – 43.44 miles

Top Females

  1. Lisa Pratt Ward, 42 from Fond-des-Blancs Haiti – 42.74 miles
  2. Emily Bello, 30, Louisville, KY – 42.58 miles
  3. Michelle Bischof, 27, Prospect, KY – 40.84 miles

The Masters winners were:

Masters Division Winners: (40+)

  • Todd Bello, 43, Louisville, KY – 42.58 miles
  • Cathy Downs, 48, Evansville, IN – 40.14 miles

Grand Masters Division Winners (50+)

  • Damon Clements, 59, Crawfordsville, IN – 34.54 miles
  • Lisa Hiday, 51, Indianapolis, IN – 32.10

Senior Masters Division Winners (60+)

  • John Sites, 65, Peru, IN – 30.18 miles
  • Linda Chambers, 65, Noblesville, IN – 13.26 miles

The Overall Team Champion was awarded to Team Bluerub consisting Scot Allen, Rodney Sarkovics, Madison Roeder and Justin Roeder. They completed 66.30 miles over the 8 hours, a 7:11/mile pace average.

2016 Photos Click HERE


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