Crazy 8s 8K Run

Ballad Health Crazy 8s 8K Run

Saturday, July 15th, 8:58 pm

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Run the World’s Fastest 8K on the flatter and faster 8K course introduced in 2019.  Featuring the 2023 USATF Men’s 8 km Road Championship Presented by Toyota!  Run the world famous figure-8 course on beautiful candle-lit streets with a rousing finish inside J. Fred Johnson Stadium. Crazy 8s is home to womens’ 8-kilometer world record (Asmae Leghzaoui, 24:27.8, 2002), and held the men’s world record (Peter Githuka, 22:02.2, 1996), until it was broken in 2014, and again in 2018.

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T-Shirts - 2023 shirt

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8K, 3K, and Totally Crazy entries will receive a vintage-style, high quality t-shirt from Threds. Always a collector’s item! Little 8s will receive a cotton blend (unique design this year!).  T-shirts guaranteed to those who pre-register by July 13th (note: sizes are not guaranteed, but we will try our best to reserve the correct sizes for pre-registered participants). Those who register after July 13th will receive shirts as they last.


Awards and Prizes:

  • Unique Crazy 8s Medals – Very nice and unique  recCrazy 8s medals presented to finishers in the 8K run. Courtesy of The Regional Eye Center.

C823 Crazy 8s 8K and Totally Crazy Medal

Unique awards – male and female – Top 8 overall, Top Masters

  • Top 3 in the following age groups:9 under, 10-12, 13-15, 16-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70 over



Elite Athlete Prizes:

Men’s USATF National Championship:



  • 1st and USATF National Champion – $5000
  • 2nd – $3000
  • 3rd – $2000
  • 4th – $1500
  • 5th – $1000
  • 6th – $750
  • 7th – $600
  • 8th – $500
  • 9th – $400
  • 10th – $250


Elite Athlete Contact – Hank Brown 423-963-1046


Post-Race Refreshments:

Snacks and refreshments from Food City!