Pikes Peak Sports

Running, Cycling, Hiking and Climbing in the Pikes Peak Region

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It's 6 a.m. in The Garden of the Gods and you have the place to yourself. Whether you take to the road or crush some granite, we're all about running around here. Click "START DISCUSSION" below to post your stories, blogs and photos.

Location: Colorado Springs and the Pikes Peak Region
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Comment by Marc Wulfkuhle on August 3, 2012 at 9:37pm
Hey runners! Looking for content to include in an article I am writing... Something along the lines of the most annoying experiences on a long run. Yes. Almost anything can become annoying at some point but what are some little things that are common to all runners?
Comment by Jill Suarez on January 13, 2012 at 1:59pm
Shes inspiring you that's good !! I love my early a.m running .. Starts the day off right
Comment by Tim Bergsten on January 13, 2012 at 1:22pm

Jill, I wake up, I ask "Who needs coffee?" And the answer is always me! Now the new here is that my 17-year-old daughter Laurel, has crawled out of bed at 5:30 a.m. each day this week and demanded that I take her to the gym. So we've been doing planks and lifting a few weights and riding the spin machines ... after I have a cup of coffee, that is. :)

Comment by Jill Suarez on January 13, 2012 at 11:39am
It's fun getting up early to run .. Waking up and saying who needs coffee!!
Comment by Randi Hitchcock on January 13, 2012 at 9:41am

PM, sorry I'm not THAT crazy to get up so early!

Comment by Randi Hitchcock on January 13, 2012 at 9:39am

Wanted: Running Partner! Need motivation!!! lol I am a west sider and live in Ivywild. I do both road and trail but I am mainly looking to run from 4:15-5:15 on Tue/Thurs in Stratton Open Space near Cheyenne Mtn HS. I'm slower right now cause I've been slacking so, I think I'm around a 9-10 minute mile. I just want to run for fun, not training. Women preferably or a group of people would be cool too! I'll be at the UpaDowna.com Waldo hike this Sunday if anyone wants to meetup!

Comment by Jennifer Stock on October 11, 2011 at 4:32pm
Hi Troy,
Welcome to the area. A group runs out of Trinity Brewing Co. located on Garden of the Gods Road at 6:00 pm Mondays. The longer route is an 8 mile run to Garden of the Gods and around the main loop.
Comment by Troy French on October 11, 2011 at 3:18pm
Just wondering if there was groups that ran 7-10 miles daily or weekly new to the area and looking for a running group mostly everything I've found is 3 miles
Comment by Andrew Shotwell on July 22, 2011 at 3:45pm

Hi Pete,

You could try doing the Jack Quinn's Running Club: JQRC

They meet every Tuesday night around 6...part trail part road.

Most of the trails around here are too rocky for strollers. The Greenway Trail might work for you: Greenway Trail Map

Comment by Peter Walke on July 22, 2011 at 11:21am
Hi folks, new to the group.  I'm looking for a good (preferably trail) run to do with a double jogging stroller.  I get more time to run if I push the kids.  Thanks all, Pete
 

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