Crested Butte Colorado Citizens Ski Races

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Citizens Ski Races

The Citizens Ski Races are a series of fun nordic races held by the Crested Butte Nordic Center. The Citizens Races are designed as a series with a points system. Age class winners are crowned at the end of all the races. Like many other races in Crested Butte, these races are fun for all ages and abilities. Read More

  • A race series from December to January.
  • The race locations change weekly and lengths increase weekly as well.
  • Sign up at the Nordic Center before each race.

Overview: This race is designed with everyone in mind. All ages and abilities of racers are welcome to participate. Races are held at various locations throughout the groomed trail network of the Crested Butte Nordic Center and specific locations will be posted the day of the race.  the distance of each race is increased throughout the series starting at 10k and increase by 20km per race.

When: There are six races spanning from early December to late January.  Races are spaced out by a week or more and gradually increase to the longest and final races. 

Where: The Crested Butte Nordic Center and various other trails int he groomed nordic trail system of the area.

Details: Races and location are subject to change with weather. Register at Nordic Center before 9:30am. Races start at 10am sharp.  Location TBA for each race. The race builds up to the annual Alley Loop Race in February.

See the full schedule on the Crested Butte Nordic website.

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