More than 200 cyclists from across the country are taking part in a four-day mountain bike challenge at various locations in Colorado Springs and El Paso County. Several streets, parks, and trails will be impacted by Pikes Peak APEX going on Thursday through Sunday. It's a mixed terrain off-road event that will feature a variety of mountain bikes. See more.
NBC affiliate, KOAA News 5, announces 2020 Pikes Peak APEX schedule and related street and trail impacts.
"We have 210 that are going to be doing all four days. We are going to be in a range of different places. We are going to start in Palmer Park then move to the Rampart Range Road and Garden of the Gods Park for day two. Day three will be in Bear Creek Regional Park and the same area on Sunday," said Micah Rice, Executive Director of the Pikes Peak APEX.
The Pikes Peak APEX is a project of the Pikes Peak Outdoor Recreation Alliance that aims to strengthen the outdoor recreation industry for the Pikes Peak region.
"All of the money raised goes back into the trail system here in the Pikes Peak Region. We already put $6,000 into improvements here in Palmer Park that the city and some other organizations have used to work on the trails," said Rice. See more.