National High School Trail Championships and Citizen’s Race

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Jul 31, 2021 at 7:30 AM

National High School Trail Championships and Citizen’s Race

F and Sackett

Salida CO, 81201


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Entry Fee $25
(Lowest or Early Registration)

Entry Fee 2 $35
(Highest or Late Registration)

Prize Money: no


  • 5M

Type: Trail

Starting Elevation: 7057

High Point: 7558

Percent of the course on un-paved trails: 80%

First Year of the Event: 2017


The National High School Trail Championship (NHSTC) is a trail race for high school athletes. There is also the Beas Knees Citizens Race for those not in high school. The second annual NHSTC is slated for Saturday, July 25, 2020 in Salida, Colorado. The race features switchbacks, climbs, descents and rocks to give athletes the opportunity to showcase their strength, finesse and trail running prowess.

We are thrilled to be able to host the Beas Knees Citizens’ Race and National High School Trail Championships on July 25. While there will be a few changes (i.e. staggered starts, no fueling stations), the trail will remain the same and we anticipate the competition to be running at a high level as usual. Many of our high school athletes across the land have been itching for some competition for months and this will be a way for them to test themselves for the first time in a while.



Event Dates

Held on Jul 31, 2021

Held on Jul 25, 2020

Held on Jul 27, 2019

Held on Jul 28, 2018

Held on Jul 29, 2017

Event Results