Buck Knob 5K Challenge

March 25th, 2017

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Join us for this "heck of a hill" 5K challenge! You will race from St. Pius X High School to the giant cross at the top of 
Buck Knob Hill and back! You will gain 300+ foot elevation in the roughly 1.5 miles on your way up! The downhill is the best and FASTEST around! Enjoy plenty of water, snacks and bagels from St. Louis Bread Company when you hit the finish!!! All proceeds benefit St. Pius Project Prom. Must be 10 years of age to enter. 


  • Date | Saturday, March 25, 2017
  • Start Time | 9:00am
  • Location | St. Pius X High School, 1030 St. Pius Dr Festus. MO 63028
  • Weather | Rain or Shine/event will not be rescheduled due to weather
  • Swag | Short-sleeve, unisex, poly-cotton t-shirt. Shirts guaranteed to participants registered by 3/8.
  • Registration Fees
    • $25 | online thru 3/22
    • $30 | Race day (cash/check only)
  • Packet Pickup and Late Registration
    • 3/25 | beginning at 7:30am | race site
  • Course | Course MapThe course is out and back and is and not your average 5K. it is roughly 1.5 miles up hill! Once you reach the top you will turn and face a super fast down hill! Levels out nicely as you finish.
  • Awards | Stone plaques for the top 3 overall male/female winners and ribbons for age group winners.  Top 3 male/females in the following age groups will receive awards: 10-14, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29,30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65+
  • Results
    • 2017 | Results
    • If you have any questions about the race results, please click here.


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