Finish Line Closing:
The finish line for all three races will close at 9:30am. Participants that finish within the cut-off time will receive a finisher’s medal. Participants that do not cross the finish line within the cut-off time will not be listed as a finisher.
(Applies to all Garden to Peak Challenge races: Garden of the Gods races, Barr Trail Mountain Race, Pikes Peak Ascent, Pikes Peak Marathon)
The goal of this policy is to encourage the participation in Pikes Peak Marathon, Inc. (PPM, Inc.) races by non-binary and transgender participants. It defines rules with an emphasis on inclusion while respecting the rights and dignity of all participants and preserving the integrity of competition (awards and records).
This policy will apply to the 2023 Garden to Peak Challenge races. PPM, Inc. reserves the right to reevaluate this policy as needed to ensure it is current and equitable based upon any updated scientific research or policies of athletic governing bodies.