Bluewater Canyon Trail Race

Bluewater Canyon Trail Race

May 18, 2024

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Trail Runners Do It In The Dirt and the Cibola Trail Alliance proudly present, The Bluewater Canyon Trail Race!

This 5-mile trail race starts at the Bluewater Canyon parking lot, you will run 1 mile along gravel road before heading up over 500 feet to the top of Bluewater Canyon where you will have incredible views of the surrounding mountains and mesa’s and overlooks of Bluewater Canyon with its flowing creek below.  Stop for the views and many photo ops with 3 aid stations along the way to keep you hydrated! The race follows established dirt road with some rocky sections and makes a loop on the mountain before heading back down to the Bluewater Canyon parking lot where you will finish. Stick around the finish area for a free fruit and beverage buffet or bring your own refreshments and towel and take a short half mile hike into the canyon where cold mountain water in the creek waits for you to jump in and cool off!

Medals will be presented to the top 3 male and female finishers as well as the top 3 kids aged 14 and under. All participants will receive custom socks and kids will receive t-shirts along with other items in your swag bags.

Walkers will not medal 

All proceeds collected from the registrations will be a direct donation to the Cibola Trail Alliance for their continued work on trail systems in and around Cibola County! As always, your friendly 4-legged companions are welcome but must follow state and local laws. This race is located on BLM land.


Late Registration morning of @ 7:00am - 8:00am cash only exact change is appreciated.

Walkers start at 8:30 am  runners start at 9:00 am


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Bluewater Canyon Trail Race

Bluewater, NM, USA

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