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NASTAR Races

skier skiing down the nastar race course

NASTAR Races

Please stay tuned for NASTAR information for our 2020/21 Season.

What is NASTAR?

NASTAR stands for NAtional STAndard Race and is the largest public grassroots ski racing program in the world. Founded in 1968, NASTAR gives recreational racers an opportunity to compete and compare their scores to friends and family regardless of when and where they race using the NASTAR handicap system.

NASTAR was developed by SKI Magazine in 1968 and now boasts more than 100,000 races at over 100 resorts around the country.  Racers are scored with a handicap system that provides participants with a tangible number, or handicap, that represents their ability against U.S. Ski Team athletes and pacesetters. 

Today, NASTAR is operated by U.S. Ski & Snowboard. Through this association with the U.S. Ski & Snowboard and U.S. Ski Team, NASTAR is bringing greater awareness to the sport and value to the industry while motivating participants of all ages to get involved in ski racing.

Looking to learn more? Visit NASTAR's official website here!

Race with Shawnee

Ready to beat your personal best? Race against your own best time on our intermediate-level NASTAR Race Course, set up on the Upper Tomahawk Trail. Every Saturday and Sunday from 10am to 2pm our course will be set up and skiiers and snowboarders of all ages and abilities can give it a go!

Pricing
  • 2 runs for $7
  • 4 runs for $13

Don't forget about our Joe Riesle Memorial NASTAR race! Join the Race Against Cancer on Sunday, February 9 during our Cancer Awareness Weekend. Skiers and snowboarders of all ages and abilities are invited to participate in the race. All race proceeds will benefit the local chapter of the American Cancer Society.