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Dakota Jones blazes the descent to win Pikes Peak Marathon

Dakota Jones warmed up for the Pikes Peak Marathon by riding his bicycle 250 miles from Silverton to Manitou Springs to raise money for his…

Started by Tim Bergsten

0 Aug 19

Eritrean runner earns a surprise victory in abbreviated Pikes Peak Ascent

Azerya Weldemariam is relieved that he set the pace to Barr Camp in Saturday’s Pikes Peak Ascent, the annual run to the top of America’s Mo…

Started by Tim Bergsten

0 Aug 18

Ascent notes: An old friend makes his return to Pikes Peak

Simon Gutierrez, 51, finished in 2:40:55 which was good for 13th place in the men’s race. He won the Ascent in 2003, 2006 and 2008. His pe…

Started by Tim Bergsten

0 Aug 23, 2017

Marathon notes: Ziggy Strong, the bandit, and the doubler

By Bob Stephens PikesPeakSports.us Rémi Bonnet startled spectators and officials when he stopped just prior to crossing the finish line as…

Started by Tim Bergsten

0 Aug 23, 2017

With sanity intact, Monica Folts savors Pikes Peak "doubler" title

By Bob Stephens PikesPeakSports.us Monica Folts questioned her own sanity while approaching the starting line of Sunday’s Pikes Peak Marat…

Started by Tim Bergsten

0 Aug 21, 2017

AFA graduates Payne, Williams touch down on Pikes Peak summit

Photo by Tim Bergsten/PikesPeakSports.us By Bob Stephens PikesPeakSports.us Ben Payne and his buddy, Colorado Springs native Matt William…

Started by Tim Bergsten

0 Aug 21, 2017

Michael Wardian makes history with a different kind of "double"

By Bob Stephens PikesPeakSports.us Other runners may have wondered why Michael Wardian stopped for water and fuel so early in Sunday’s Pike…

Started by Tim Bergsten

0 Aug 21, 2017

Smokin' fast: Kristina Mascarenas kicks the habit, runs to Pikes Peak Marathon victory

It wasn’t three years ago that Kristina Mascarenas preferred a Marlboro cigarette to running on singletrack trail. She smoked for nine yea…

Started by Tim Bergsten

0 Aug 20, 2017

Joe Gray first male runner in 15 years to repeat as Pikes Peak Ascent champion

Photo by Bryan Oller By Bob Stephens PikesPeakSports.us Joe Gray said it wasn’t his best race, but he took immense satisfaction in becomin…

Started by Tim Bergsten

0 Aug 19, 2017

Ethiopian-born Serkalem Biset Abrha claims women's Pikes Peak Ascent title

Photos by Bryan Oller Serkalem Biset Abrha kept her focus on the rugged singletrack before her as she ascended Barr Trail on Saturday in…

Started by Tim Bergsten

0 Aug 19, 2017

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