I did it! On Saturday September 16th I completed the @pikespeakmarathon Ascent. It’s a half marathon distance up the mountain with a vertical climb of 7,800 to the 14,115 foot summit of Pikes Peak. It took 5 hours and 34 minutes to complete.
The race experience was unlike anything I have ever done before- challenging me in so many ways physically and mentally, but also providing me opportunities to enjoy and appreciate the people and nature around me.