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2018 Pikes Peak Ascent

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2018 Pikes Peak Ascent

Time: August 19, 2018 from 6pm to 7pm
Location: Manitou Springs
Event Type: 2018, pikes, peak, ascent
Organized By: Matthew McCord
Latest Activity: Aug 19, 2018

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So yesterday was so very Incredible and very In Porten day for me i did the 2018 Pikes Peak Ascent. I will be the only person in my family at i will do it nobody else a 13.32 miles up to the top of the summit. I was so little bit nervous and I got this. Everyone from yesterday is so very excited to go up  to the top of Pikes Peak this will be three and final race for the triple crown challenge of this summer. It start at Manitou Springs and climb over 7,815 feet and go up to 14,115 foot of Pikes Peak. Put unfortunately the bed news is we did not go up do to the bed weather up in the mountain so i was little upset i been training so very heard for this moment. this happen before in 2008. Put the good news the race continues on put this will be a half ascent a 7.3 miles up to Barr Camp which at is good on a race like this. so at way everybody there day of the race at way for safety for the runners. the race start at 7:00 am we run on the street of Manitou Springs and than off to the trail. We past the Inclined, there are some aid stations along the way and we run and hike up there would a lots of hills so be very careful. So we finally made it to Barr Camp it take use about 2 hours (2:12:58) around 9:30 am we got there and at was it. Once we got done the race we eat are snacks fill up are camelbacks and we hike and jog down to the bottom. A bus pick us up and all of the runners to go back to Memorial Park. Once we are there we got are stuffs eat are lunch got are metal are finish line t-shirt and a hat too! I have a awesome time thanks to the Mighty Marnots running team for them race these challenges this summer also my two running guide Michael and David for helping me on the course also running group Achilles for there help for the training and plus last put not least is my family and friends for there support and cheering me on. Thanks for all of your help it have been a blase and to make this happen this summer. Put the next time I will do the Ascent again and hopefully make it up to the top of Pikes Peak in the future one day and i will be wait for it want the time come for me. #RunMattRun 

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