Ashenfelter 8K Classic
Ashenfelter 8K Classic    

About Ashenfelter 8K Classic

About Ashenfelter 8K Classic Race


The Race

The Ashenfelter 8K Classic (A8K CLASSIC) is an eight kilometer (4.97 Miles) road race which is open to runners of every ability: racers, runners, slow joggers, & even fast walkers! The A8K CLASSIC is also the USATF-NJ 8K Championship road race. The course is a USATF certified (nj00044gan), relatively flat road course with two water stops through historic Glen Ridge Borough. The race starts promptly at 9:00 AM on Thanksgiving morning.

The Ridge Romp One mile is a one mile fun run which is also open to runners of all ages. The course is a simple "out and back". Starting at Ridgewood Avenues and Snowdon Place going south along Ridgewood Avenue for one half mile and then back again to Snowdon Place. This race starts promptly at 8:30 AM.

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The Course

For Race Map click here.

The Amenities

Breakfast with Horace Ashenfelter
Meet Olympic Gold Medalist Horace Ashenfelter at the Post Race Breakfast and Awards Party at the Glen Ridge Women's Club. Sponsored in part by Whole Foods Markets and Starbucks Coffee.
Brooks long sleeve tech shirts to all Registered participants of the A8K Classic while supplies last.

Championship scoring by Compuscore featuring the Championchip method of scoring.
Race results will be available on the Internet at

The Prizes


FIRST PLACE FINISHERS: A Commemorative Embroidered New Balance Long Sleeve Cool-Max Running Shirt.

SECOND PLACE FINISHERS: A Commemorative Embroidered New Balance Short Sleeve Cool-Max Running Shirt.

THIRD PLACE FINISHERS: A Commemorative Embroidered New Balance Long Sleeve Cool-Max Tank Top.

Those prizes will be awarded in each of the following divisions: Overall, 14 and under, 15-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-44, etc. through all Master's Divisions.


To the first 100 male and first 100 female finishers in the A8K CLASSIC.

USATF-NJ 8K Championship Prize Money
Prize Money for the 2008 USATF-NJ Members Only

1st Place - $200.00
2nd Place - $150.00
3rd Place - $ 100.00
4th Place - $ 75.00
5th Place - $ 50.00

Ridger Romp One Mile Run
All participants of the One-mile Ridger Romp Fun Run will receive ribbons & a commemorative nylon sports bag..

The Fees

Pre $20.00 or $18.00 for USATF-NJ members
Postmarked by 11/21/08; Post Registration $25.00
Ridger Romp: $8.00

Race Hotline

For information call the race hotline
(973) 809-9311 or e-mail Dan Murphy at


Address key: 200 Ridgewood Avenue,
Glen Ridge
New Jersey  07028