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Joe Gray left know doubt. He was No. 1 at the 2016 Pikes Peak Ascent, where he clocked 2 hours, 5 minutes, 28 seconds, to take the win in one of the fastest times in race history.

Gray Late For Start, First To The Finish in Pikes Peak Ascent; Dobson Wins Fifth Women’s Crown

Joseph Gray was one of the favorites to win the Pikes Peak Ascent, but when the race began, he wasn’t even at the starting line. It didn’t matter. Fueled by an intense desire to win the prestigious race on America’s mountain, Gray overcame his faux pas and easily outdistanced a quality field of world-class mountain […]

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The Journey to the 2016 Pikes Peak Ascent and Marathon Begins Saturday with Race Registration

Are you ready for America’s Ultimate Challenge, the 61stPikes Peak Ascent and Marathon? Runners from around the globe will take their starting positions in front of their computers and cell phones for the first leg of the famous event on America’s Mountain … race registration. It all begins at noon (MST) on Saturday, March 12. […]

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First Ever Pikes Peak Run Fest Set for August 13th to Celebrate 60 Years of Running in the Pikes Peak Region

Sixty years ago, body builder Monte Wolford won the inaugural Pikes Peak Marathon. Since then, the people of this great race, Arlene Piper, Matt Carpenter, and many others have written the region’s running history. And the mountain itself, the 14,115-foot matron of Colorado’s Front Range, has provided the story line in a community that has […]

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Pikes Peak Marathon Launches New Logo

The story that led to the Pikes Peak Marathon’s new logo began with the mountain itself, the magical sky scraping peak that marks the end of the Great Plains and the beginning of the Rocky Mountains. It includes a history of mining, auto racing, climbing, and the personal experiences of thousands of runners who have […]

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