8-Hour Dream Endurance Race and Marathon



July 21, 2018


Start and finish in front of Butler University‘s historic Hinkle Fieldhouse in Indianapolis, Indiana

Special pricing through 8/1!

The 8-Hour Dream Endurance Race is a Fixed Duration event: you have 8 hours to run, walk, skip, or crawl as far as you can. You can participate solo or as part of a team (up to 8 members). Click here for race details and the race day schedule.

Congratulations to Travis Shields (51.49 miles) and Emily Bello (47.18 miles), the overall individual winners at the 2017 8-Hour Dream Endurance Race! Our top three teams were Team Bluerub (65.25 miles), followed closely by Navajo Rangers (64.64 miles) and Why Are We Doing This (64.26 miles). You did it for the glory!


Photos: Photos are ready! Please check our Results & Photos page for various sources. Free photos can be found here

Race Day Recap: Mileage leaders in various divisions can be found here. With slightly cooler conditions in only our second year using the Butler University course, many distance records were reset. You can find updated course records at the bottom of our Awards & Records page. View a fun video of the race start here!

8-Hour Dream Endurance Race makes the news! Thanks to our friends at The Current in Zionsville for this nice write-up highlighting some of our runners!

Our FAQ has been updated to be as helpful as possible. If you can’t find the information you need on the Race Info, Maps, or Awards pages, please try the FAQ!

In 2017, we had participants registered from Haiti, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan, North Carolina, Ohio, South Carolina, Tennessee, West Virginia, and Wisconsin.

The 2018 event will be held again at Butler University, in the shadows of the historic Hinkle Fieldhouse (yes, of “Hoosiers” fame). Watching our participants race through campus is very inspiring!

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