Pikes Peak Ascent
Course Records


Inaugural Race Year: 1956

Current Course Used in Years: 1976 - present

Current Course Info: The Pikes Peak Ascent starts near City Hall in Manitou Springs. It follows Manitou Ave, turns left on Ruxton, goes past the Cox Railway Station and connects to Barr Trail. The course then follows Barr Trail to the top of Pikes Peak.

Note: In 2018, the Pikes Peak Ascent was shortened because of the threat of bad weather at the summit. The race ended at Barr Camp. Thus results from 2018 are not reflected in these records.

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Record    Lower  Upper                                         Year
Type       Age    Age Sex Name                    Age  Time    Set   City            State
Overall     0     98   M  Matt Carpenter           29  2:01:06 1993  Colorado Springs  CO
Master     40     98   M  Matt Carpenter           42  2:08:27 2006  Manitou Springs   CO
Age-Group  16     19   M  Ryan R Hafer             19  2:21:30 2005  Colorado Springs  CO
Age-Group  20     24   M  Glenn Randall            23  2:09:28 2010  Mesa              CO
Age-Group  25     29   M  Matt Carpenter           29  2:01:06 1993  Colorado Springs  CO
Age-Group  30     34   M  Ricardo Mejia            32  2:05:04 1995  Mexico DF         MEX
Age-Group  35     39   M  Azerya T Weldemariam     35  2:10:47 2014  Asmara            ERI   
Age-Group  40     44   M  Matt Carpenter           42  2:08:27 2006  Manitou Springs   CO
Age-Group  45     49   M  Matt Carpenter           45  2:12:04 2009  Manitou Springs   CO
Age-Group  50     54   M  Mike Kloser              50  2:31:32 2010  Vail              CO
Age-Group  55     59   M  Ed A Baxter              55  2:41:35 2009  Colorado Springs  CO
Age-Group  60     64   M  Chuck Smead              60  2:58:47 2011  Mosca             CO
Age-Group  65     69   M  Verne W Carlson          65  3:19:54 1998  Boulder           CO
Age-Group  70     74   M  Edson Sower              72  3:44:09 1988  Yuma              AZ
Age-Group  75     79   M  Keith H Wood             75  4:00:08 2004  Seattle           WA
Age-Group  80     84   M  Keith H Wood             81  4:44:09 2010  Sultan            WA
Age-Group  85     89   M  Ivor L Welch             85  5:30:00 1980  Pacifica          CA
                   
Overall     0     98   F  Kim S Dobson             28  2:24:58 2012  Grand Junction    CO
Master     40     98   F  Lisa M Goldsmith         42  2:42:44 2007  Nederland         CO
Age-Group  16     19   F  Lize Brittin             16  2:39:44 1983  Boulder           CO
Age-Group  20     24   F  Lynn Bjorklund           24  2:33:31 1981  Los Alamos        NM
Age-Group  25     29   F  Kim S Dobson             28  2:24:58 2012  Grand Junction    CO
Age-Group  30     34   F  Kim S Dobson             32  2:34:39 2016  Eagle             CO
Age-Group  35     39   F  Maria Portilla           35  2:35:46 2007  Albuquerque       NM
Age-Group  40     44   F  Lisa M Goldsmith         42  2:42:44 2007  Nederland         CO
Age-Group  45     49   F  Cindy A O'Neill          45  2:47:32 2007  Manitou Springs   CO
Age-Group  50     54   F  Anita M Ortiz            52  2:58:58 2016  Eagle             CO
Age-Group  55     59   F  Karoline Dohr            55  3:01:13 2013  Voitsberg         AUT
Age-Group  60     64   F  Gail H Carlson           62  3:35:05 2006  Longmont          CO
Age-Group  65     69   F  Margarethe M Styskel     65  4:03:02 1995  Murphys           CA
Age-Group  70     74   F  Donna L Messenger        72  4:48:54 2015  Coeur d'Alene     ID
Age-Group  75     79   F  Kay Martin               75  5:55:19 2012  Phoenix           AZ
Age-Group  80     84   F  Mavis C Lindgren         84  7:31:02 1991  Orleans           CA