Pikes Peak Ascent & Marathon
2020 Schedule of Events

Thursday, August 20th Pikes Peak Run Fest (Memorial Park)

  • 5:00 PM-8:00 PM — Race Expo: Packet Pick Up, Vendors, Merchandise Sales, Food & Beer

Friday, August 21st (Memorial Park)

  • 10:00 AM-7:00 PM — Race Expo: Packet Pick Up, Vendors, and Merchandise Sales
  • 1:30 PM — Elite Athlete Press Conference
  • 4:30-7:00 PM — Kiwanis Club Famous Spaghetti Dinner
  • 5:30-7:00 PM — Guest Speaker and Pikes Peak Ascent Q&A Program

Saturday, August 22nd -- Pikes Peak Ascent® (Memorial Park & Start Line)

  • 5:30-7:15 AM — Sweat Check (Start Area) & Packet Pick Up (Memorial Park) (Ascent only)
  • 6:30 AM — Pre-Race Ceremony
  • 7:00 AM — First Wave Start - 600 block of Manitou Avenue. Runners # 1-199
  • 7:02-7:23 AM - All other waves start with 100 runners per minute. Runners # 200-2399
  • 9:00-9:30 AM — Approximate times of first male & first female finishers
  • 10:00AM-5:00 PM — Pikes Peak Ascent Post-Race Celebration, Beer Garden & Finisher Shirt Distribution (Memorial Park)
  • 10:00 AM-7:00 PM — Race Expo: Vendors, and Merchandise Sales
  • 10:30 AM — Approximate time first shuttle bus from summit arrives in Manitou Springs
  • 1:00-7:00 PM — Marathon Packet Pick Up (Memorial Park)
  • 2:30 PM — Ascent Finish Line Closes
  • 4:30-7:00 PM — Kiwanis Club Famous Spaghetti Dinner
  • 4:30 PM — Ascent Award Presentation
  • 5:30-7:00 PM — Guest Speaker and Pikes Peak Marathon Q&A Program

Sunday, August 23rd – 65th Pikes Peak Marathon®

  • 5:30-7:00 AM — Packet Pick Up (Memorial Park) & Sweat Check (Start Area)
  • 6:30 AM — Pre-Race Ceremony (Start Area)
  • 7:00 AM — First Wave Start - Runners # 1-199
  • 7:02-7:15 AM - All other waves start with 100 runners per minute. Runners # 200-1139
  • 10:05 AM-11:15 AM — Approximate times of first male & first female finishers
  • 10:00 AM-5:00 PM — Merchandise Sales (Soda Springs Park)
  • 10:00 AM-5:00 PM — Pikes Peak Marathon Post-Race Celebration, Beer Garden & Finisher Shirt Distribution (Soda Springs Park)
  • 1:00 PM — Top 10 and Masters Awards Ceremony (Soda Springs Park)
  • 4:00 PM — Age Group Awards Ceremony (Soda Springs Park)
  • 5:30 PM — Marathon Finish Line Closes