Pikes Peak Ascent and Marathon 2019
America's ultimate challenge!24 August 2019
The Pikes Peak Ascent and Marathon, America's ultimate trailrunning challenge, take place on August 24 and 25, 2019.
The races begin in front of the City Hall in Manitou Springs, a city of some 5000 population, located approximately 6 miles west of Colorado Springs, Colorado. While both races begin in the city (and the Marathon finishes in the city) the majority of both races are run on Barr Trail in Pike National Forest. Barr Trail is a US Forest Service trail that is on the east face of Pikes Peak.
Elevation gain (start to summit) is at 2382 m; the start is at 1920 m and the summit is 4302 m.
The Pikes Peak ascent starts on August 24 at 7 am, the Marathon starst on August 25 at 7 am.
See more on the official website.