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Pikes Peak Hill Climb postponed due to Colorado wildfire

by Drew Phillips (RSS feed) on Jun 28th, 2012 at 9:14AM

The 90th running of the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb has been officially postponed after race officials met with the U.S. Forest Service yesterday afternoon. The event was originally scheduled to run on July 8th, with technical inspections starting July 3rd, but a wildfire in the area, which began on June 23rd, is less than five percent contained and has currently burned over 18,500 acres. The decision to postpone the race was less about direct interference with the fire – the blaze is currently heading away from Pikes Peak – and more about taking away resources... Read More

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