Pikes Peak Pace Calculator
 Enter YourAscent Goal Time HH MM SS
 Location Split 1 Split 2 Split 3 Total Start Ruxton Hydro street Top of W’s No Name Creek 7.8 Summit Barr Camp Bottomless Pit A-frame 2 to go 1 to go Finish What follows are descent and marathon predictions based on 10 years of results. These are NOT splits! Average descent time for this Ascent Faster Slower 76.4% of people run in this range 95.9% of people run in this range Average marathon time for this Ascent Faster Slower 76.4% range 95.9% range
Warnings!!!
Splits assume altitude training. Without training in high altitude you can expect to lose time after Barr Camp! Without training in very high altitude you can expect to lose serious time after the A-frame. Consider yourself warned:-)
Altitude training = 6,000 - 10,000'
High altitude training = 10,000 - 12,000'
Very High altitude training = 12,000 - 14,000'

Goal times slower than 5:54:20 will produce splits slower than needed to make the 3:00:00 Barr Camp cut-off! You should use the splits for a 5:54:20 or a little faster for some cushion. While I don’t recommend going out faster than your final goal pace this is what must be done to make the Barr Camp and A-Frame cut-offs.

Notes
The slower you are the more useless the Ruxton split becomes. It will read too slow because almost everyone runs to Ruxton while the slower you are the more you will be walking the rest of the course. Indeed, some start walking on Ruxton!

No Name Creek split 2 and Barr
Camp split 3 are from Hydro Street and not the start because many people start here on training runs.

Those that are not strong hill runners
will probably run slightly ahead of the calculator split times from No Name to Barr Camp because this section is not as steep as the norm and even has four small downhill sections.

## Pikes Peak Pacing Chart

#### By MATT CARPENTER

 Goal/Location 2:00 2:30 3:00 3:30 4:00 4:30 5:00 5:30 6:00 *6:30 Ruxton 2:38 3:18 3:58 4:37 5:17 5:56 6:36 7:16 7:55 8:35 Hydro street 7:34 9:27 11:20 13:14 15:07 17:01 18:54 20:47 22:41 24:34 Top of W’s 24:07 30:09 36:11 42:13 48:14 54:16 1:00:18 1:06:20 1:12:22 1:18:23 No Name Creek 35:10 43:57 52:44 1:01:32 1:10:19 1:19:07 1:27:54 1:36:41 1:45:29 1:54:16 7.5 Summit 47:38 59:33 1:11:28 1:23:22 1:35:17 1:47:11 1:59:06 2:11:01 2:22:55 2:34:50 Barr Camp 1:00:58 1:16:12 1:31:26 1:46:41 2:01:55 2:17:10 2:32:24 2:47:38 #3:02:53 #3:18:07 Bottomless Pit 1:09:50 1:27:18 1:44:46 2:02:13 2:19:41 2:37:08 2:54:36 3:12:04 3:29:31 3:46:59 A-Frame 1:25:26 1:46:48 2:08:10 2:29:31 2:50:53 3:12:14 3:33:36 3:54:58 #4:16:19 #4:37:41 2 to go 1:37:26 2:01:48 2:26:10 2:50:31 3:14:53 3:39:14 4:03:36 4:27:58 4:52:19 5:16:41 1 to go 1:47:38 2:14:33 2:41:28 3:08:22 3:35:17 4:02:11 4:29:06 4:56:01 5:22:55 5:49:50 Finish 2:00:00 2:30:00 3:00:00 3:30:00 4:00:00 4:30:00 5:00:00 5:30:00 6:00:00 6:30:00 * As of 1993 the cut-off time for the Ascent or Ascent portion of the Marathon is 6:30. # The cut-offs of 3:00 for Barr Camp and 4:15 for the A-Frame are faster than the goal pace for a ~6:00+ Ascent.

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