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Location: Colorado Springs and the Pikes Peak Region
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Latest Activity: Aug 26, 2020

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Seth DeMoor and Brittany Charboneau win the Pikes Peak Marathon

Brittany Charboneau wins the Pikes Peak Marathon women's race.By Tim…Continue

Tags: race, mountain, covid-19, trail, marathon

Started by Tim Bergsten Aug 23, 2020.

State senator Pete Lee used to run Pikes Peak, now he volunteers

By Bob Stephens, for Pikes Peak Marathon, IncA familiar face was among the…Continue

Tags: marathon, Peak, Pikes, running

Started by Tim Bergsten Aug 27, 2019.

Kilian Jornet runs away with marathon title, but record eludes him

Pikes Peak Marathon race director Ron Ilgen and the 2019 champion Kilian…Continue

Tags: Kilian, Jornet, marathon, Peak, Pikes

Started by Tim Bergsten Aug 25, 2019.

Switzerland’s Maude Mathys blazes new Pikes Peak Marathon women's record

Maude Mathys hits the finish line in Manitou Springs. (photo Tim…Continue

Tags: Marathon, Peak, Pikes, running

Started by Tim Bergsten Aug 25, 2019.

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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
Comment by Nicole Odell on May 31, 2011 at 3:49pm
Hey Runners! Chris Pannone from Generation UCAN is going to be at Jack Quinn's RC tonight. You can find him sharing a table with Falcon PT - he'll have info about Generation UCAN products as well (disclaimer - I use GenUCAN and love it.) He ran for CU-Boulder a few years ago and just finished 20th overall in the Boston marathon! Be sure to say hi to him!
Comment by Tim Bergsten on April 7, 2011 at 10:09am

Hey Ty!,

Brian was there. I stayed home to nurse my various sore spots and pulled things. I'm gonna try to be there on Tuesday. Brian has been running with the fast trail guys. I'm sticking with the slow trail runners until all my body parts work. Hopefully see ya Tuesday!

Comment by Ty on April 7, 2011 at 9:55am
Brian/Tim - was there Tues & this morning, I will look for you guys next Tuesday.  I run with the fast trail group
Comment by Brian Paul on April 7, 2011 at 8:38am


I did enjoy running this morning. In general I really dislike running, but it was a great atmosphere, and everyone was so nice and welcoming. Next time I will be leaving my dog at home, I wasn't sure how she would do, and after the first 3/4 mile she got pretty stubborn with me! Definitely appreciate Dave for putting this together! 

Comment by Ron Ilgen on April 7, 2011 at 8:10am
Brian, Hope you enjoyed the training run and continue to. And just want to say that we all owe our appreciation to Dave Sorenson for coordinating these and being there bright and early every morning.
Comment by Brian Paul on April 6, 2011 at 8:25pm
Sounds great, the more I read about it the more excited I get. I will for sure be there tomorrow. I would like to say I will be there on Tuesdays, but I don't get home from work before 11pm on Monday night, so it means a pretty short night for me :-(
Comment by Tim Bergsten on April 6, 2011 at 7:35pm
Hey Brian! I'll be running with the slow trails group on Tuesday. Definitely go and check it out. We were there on Tuesday. Great people, really fun time!

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