This is perhaps the most challenging portion of the Pikes Peak Marathon event, and is almost completely uphill. Runners will be taken up Pikes Peak where they will endure changes in weather conditions and temperature, as well as winding, rocky mountain paths.
(This trail race takes place in August each year. Visit race website link below for details.)
Location: Colorado, United States
Geographic Area: Pikes Peak
Nearby City: Manitou Springs
Race Length: 13.3 miles (21.4 km)
7,815 feet (+588 ft/mi)
High Point: 14,115 feet
Low Point: 6,300 feet
Website URL: http://www.pikespeakmarathon.org (opens new window)
Phone: (719) 473-2625
This is the 3rd and final event of the Triple Crown Running Series.
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Submitted On: 7/07/2008
Modified On: 8/01/2008