Run for the Dream is proud to host the
2013 USA Masters 8 km National Championships!
On Saturday, June 1, 2013, some of the fastest Masters runners in the country, men and women age 40 and up, will sprint down the streets of Colonial Williamsburg in pursuit of the title "National Champion."
The race will be held in partnership with the USA Track & Field Masters Grand Prix series. The inaugural 8 km Masters Championships were held in Williamsburg in May 2011, and Run for the Dream is proud to have been awarded hosting duties 2012-2016. Race Director Dave McGillivray (Race Director of the Boston Marathon), the DMSE race management team, and event organizers will work closely with USATF officials to produce the race.
Register for the Championships!
Runners interested in competing in the championship must register through the USATF website. You must register as a member of USATF ($30 membership fee) to be eligible to compete. The championships carry a $10,000+ prize purse, and prizes will be awarded to overall winners in the men’s and women’s races as well as age group winners and age-graded champions.
*Click here to register for the 2013 USA Masters 8 km National Championships*
* If you have already registered for the Fit to Run, Fit to Dream 8K, are a member (or are planning to become a member of USATF) and wish to compete in the Masters Championships, please contact Event Director Kelly Baker, KBaker@AchievableDream.org for instructions to transfer your registration.
Individuals and club teams will compete to beat our course record and earn Masters national honors in the 8 km road race. Awards include a $10,000+ prize purse! Click here for Prize Purse breakdown.
2011 Winners: Mbarak Hussein (24:41) & Chris Kimbrough (28:18)
2012 Winners: Kevin Castille (24:19) & Chris Kimbrough (28:08)
There will be a Masters technical meeting led by Race Director Dave McGillivray and USATF officials on Friday, May 31 at the Woodlands Conference Center (109 Visitor Center Drive) at 7:00 PM.
USA Track & Field is the National Governing Body for track & field, long-distance running and race walking in the United States. USATF encompasses the world's oldest organized sports, the World's #1 Track & Field Team, the most-watched events at the Olympics, the #1 high school and junior high school participatory sport, and more than 30 million adult runners in the United States.