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:
- Joe Smoker, 28 years old from Indianapolis, IN - 47.8 miles (New event Record)
- David Blitzer, 27, Indianapolis, - 46.76 miles
- Jonathan Petykowski, 25, Palatine, IL – 43.44 miles
- Lisa Pratt Ward, 42 from Fond-des-Blancs Haiti - 42.74 miles
- Emily Bello, 30, Louisville, KY – 42.58 miles
- 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
- Damon Clements, 59, Crawfordsville, IN – 34.54 miles
- Lisa Hiday, 51, Indianapolis, IN – 32.10
- 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.
About 8-Hour Dream Endurance - The 8-Hour Dream Endurance race is Central Indiana's only endurance event. The event is held on the grounds of Butler University in the shadow of historic Hinkle Fieldhouse. The course uses Hinkle's front lawn as the tent village and takes runners around the Butler Bowl to the Indianapolis Tow Path, through park trails, by Holcomb Garden and back to Hinkle Fieldhouse. For more information go to www.8hourdream.com.