Saturday July 27th, 2019
Colorado Springs, CO
Distance: 50 mile · Ultra
Colorado Springs, at an elevation of 6,035 ft., is a city in Colorado at the eastern foot of the Rocky Mountains. It lies near glacier-carved Pikes Peak, a landmark in Pike National Forest with hiking trails and a cog railway leading to its 14,114-ft. summit. The city's Garden of the Gods park features iconic red-sandstone formations and mountain views. This is also the host of the annual Pikes Peak Ultra.
Pikes Peak Ultra was an event created to showcase some of the very best trails in Colorado Springs. It's course will take you from Bear Creek Regional Park, up High Drive, and into Cheyenne Canon. Runners will see Lower Captain Jacks, Seven Bridges, St. Mary's Falls, Helen Hunt Falls, Mt. Rosa, Almagre, Deer Park, and Elk Park. This is the first 50 mile event, open to the public, in Colorado Springs.