Peak(s):  Pikes Peak  -  14,109 feet
Date Posted:  08/24/2011
Date Climbed:   08/21/2011
Author:  doggler
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 The Double   

So I'm not sure how much interest there will be in these reports - they're more race report than trip report. However, they did involve a fourteener...and I suppose there aren't too many like them in the 14er.com archives. Enjoy.

Saturday - Pikes Peak Ascent

Sunday - Pikes Peak Marathon

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RJansen77
User
Very Impressive!
08/25/2011 13:36
Read your blog posts about these, congrats on such a solid turnaround from the ascent to the marathon!!


JakeK
User
Great run
08/25/2011 15:23
Way to bounce back for the marathon on Sunday!!! Very impressive run. Enjoyed reading those... thanks for posting!


longshanks
Awesome account
08/25/2011 15:57
You are an animal. Well done.


alpspitze
User
Good stuff
08/27/2011 18:22
Way to go and great read! Thanks for sharing!


doggler
User
Animal? Hah.
08/27/2011 18:48
Thanks guys. I'm no animal; there are many others out there who have done some much more impressive stuff.

Niner - glad I could help you relive your own debacle! I believe my Sunday up was 18th fastest and my descent was 4th fastest. Daryn Parker was about 30 seconds faster. Matt Carpenter was down in 1:26 or so, and Bernie Boettcher was in the 1:32 range.


12ersRule
User
Good read
07/29/2013 18:29
Thanks for writing it up! I'm amazed by your double, especially the 2nd half of the marathon. Have you figured out how your downhill split time compares to everyone else?

I did the ascent once, in 2001, as a flatlander living in Texas. I was running 3:45-3:50 flatland marathons then. Pikes Peak is a completely different animal though. I probably did everything wrong in the ascent possible (including stopping for a snack at A-frame) and finished in 5:20. Ended up getting sick with about a mile to go too. It was a very humbling experience.

Kudos to your accomplishment. It was a lot of fun to read about it and remember my own debacle on it.



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