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Pikes Peak Regional History Lecture Series- Pikes Peak Marathon, America's Ultimate Challenge

Presented by Colorado Springs Pioneers Museum at Colorado Springs Pioneers Museum, Colorado Springs CO

Sep 17 2016
Pikes Peak Regional History Lecture Series- Pikes Peak Marathon, America’s Ultimate Challenge presented by Colorado Springs Pioneers Museum at Colorado Springs Pioneers Museum, Colorado Springs CO

Pikes Peak Marathon, America’s Ultimate Challenge Presented by Ron Ilgen, President – Pikes Peak Marathon

Pikes Peak Marathon, America’s Ultimate Challenge Presented by Ron Ilgen, President – Pikes Peak Marathon

The lecture will cover the 60 year history of the Pikes Peak Marathon and Pikes Peak Ascent, highlighting the races many distinctions. This race is the 2nd oldest marathon, the first to have a women enter and finish a marathon, and the first of its kind mountain race. From its beginnings as a challenge between smokers and non-smokers mixed with the pioneer spirit of the wild west, the

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