Reminder: Los Alamos Hilltopper 5K Race This Saturday!

LAPS News:

There’s still time to register for the Hilltopper 5K! The race starts at 8:30 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 19 at Canyon Rim Trail beginning at the west end of the Canyon Rim Trail in the Smith’s Marketplace parking lot.

The race will be an out and back course along the paved trail. The attached course map shows the route. A one mile run for kids is included and starts at 8 a.m. Packet pick-up will be between 3-7 p.m., Friday at the Aquatic Center, or beginning at 7 a.m. at the race location on Saturday.

Register for the race at:

The west portion of Canyon Rim Trail (between the west trailhead and the .5-mile marker) will be closed to the public from 8-10 a.m. during the race. The closure will be marked by yellow delineation posts.

The Hilltopper 5K is hosted by TCR Productions of Albuquerque, owned by Tom Rojas, a Los Alamos High School alum from the class of 1972. All proceeds from the race will go to the Los Alamos Public Schools Foundation to benefit Los Alamos Public Schools. Click here for more details.

Thank you for considering a donation to support the Hilltopper 5K.

About LAPS Foundation

The Los Alamos Public Schools Foundation is an independent nonprofit organization that helps the local school district provide an extraordinary education for Los Alamos students. The Los Alamos community has given over $2 million to fund opportunities students and teachers would not have otherwise. To learn more about LAPS Foundation and how to get involved and/or make a donation, visit or call 505.500.6501. Donations to LAPS Foundation, a 501(C)(3) organization, are tax-deductible.

Course map shows the route for the Hilltopper 5K on Saturday, Aug. 19. Courtesy/LAPS

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