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Pikes Peak 2010: Tajima dominates third practice session, sets qualifying record

by Drew Phillips (RSS feed) on Jun 25th, 2010 at 8:28PM

A few lessons learned from my second day on Pikes Peak: If you don't like cold weather, then watch the race on the bottom part of the course. After experiencing the freezing temps at 14,000 feet, I came better prepared this morning with more layers and hand warmers. I needn't have bothered. Even at 4:30 in the morning I was comfortable in a light jacket. Who would've thought that being 9,000 feet above sea level would feel so good? Don't forget sun screen at high elevation. The sun feels twice as harsh in the thin air. I'll be peeling for weeks. You can't drink too much water... Read More

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