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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 Teresa Brown on May 31, 2010 at 5:57pm
1. I finished!
2. I did it in an hour and a half!
3. I had a GREAT time!! Can't wait till next year!
Comment by Trudy L DeCoronado on May 23, 2010 at 3:20pm
Maybe I'll check it out this Tuesday - I usually just through Monument Valley Park am usually feel like the fish swimming upstream when the Quinn runners go by me LOL...I'll skip the beer though - I don't like it LOL but if I ever find one I like and/or can deal w/the smell then I may drink beer LOL...thanks for info!
Comment by Tim Bergsten on May 22, 2010 at 8:41pm
Yeah, you show up and sign in. No real paperwork. Do 10 runs (sign in 10 times) you get the Quinn's Running Club shirt. Do 100, you get a cool long-sleeved shirt. Totally social deal..knock off a 5K, knock back back a couple of beers. We've been down there several times this spring and it's a blast!
Comment by Trudy L DeCoronado on May 22, 2010 at 8:13pm
so what's the deal w/Jack Quinn - do you just show up or is there paperwork to fill out....since I work downtown I might check it out, but not too thrilled w/having to deal w/crossing the streets w/the traffic LOL
Comment by Sonal Modisette on May 21, 2010 at 9:54am
thanks Trudy - it will be an adventure and accomplishment for sure! happy training :-)
Comment by Trudy L DeCoronado on May 21, 2010 at 8:47am
Hey Sonal, guess that means we'll be doing the Garden of the God 10 miler together....we should hook up afterward to celebrate our accomplishment...You'll great I'm sure. If I can sign up for the Ascent at my age (I turn 45 right before the Ascent) you can do it and will do awesome!
Comment by Sonal Modisette on May 6, 2010 at 7:13pm
Trudy - I am with you this year - I just turned 40 and signed up for the Triple Crown with the Ascent - I am quite nervous!
Comment by Brian McCarrie on April 4, 2010 at 10:16am
Good luck Trudy, remember the race is a celebration of your training. Train hard and smart so you can enjoy the mountain on race day.
Comment by Pikes Peak Sports on April 4, 2010 at 10:08am
Go for it Trudy! We're looking forward to hearing about your progress..keep us posted!
Comment by Trudy L DeCoronado on April 4, 2010 at 10:03am
Looking forward to doing my first Ascent....my kids think I'm crazy in the 1st place for even taking up running at 44 let alone reaching my goal of doing and finishing the Ascent....oh well....I'm STOKED!
 

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