Support at The APEX

Note: Support details on this page is primarily for mountain bikers. Information about The Pikes Peak APEX Run can be found here.

Our goal is to provide riders limited emergency mechanical support and the ability to refuel during the race, without having to carry all of their food and drink with them throughout the day.

Aid Stations


Aid stations will be located along the courses of Stages 2, 3 and 4.

Stage 2: Cañon City
  • Aid Station Mile 9.4 (this could be 2 hours for some riders)
  • Water Station Mile 17.0 (outside support allowed here only)
  • Aid Station Mile 29.9
Stage 3: Rampart Reservoir
  • Aid Station Mile 9.1
  • Aid Station Mile 21.8 (this is the same aid station that you hit twice)
Stage 4: Cheyenne Canyon
  • Aid Station Mile 8.7
  • Aid Station Mile 15.3 (this is the same aid station that you hit twice)

The APEX Recovery Zone

presented by Twisted Spoke CBD 

Look for The APEX Recovery Zone at the start/finish each day. Twisted Spoke and our partners will be waiting to serve you!Twisted Spoke

Enduro Bites will help prepare riders for their best start with Beta Red Pre-Workout Formula. Flow Formulas recovery drink will be waiting for riders as they return. Qarv Imports is bringing the Motorex and everything riders need to wash their bike. Canyon will have a mechanic onsite to assist riders as they prepare for the next stage. Sponsor, Twisted Spoke will be sampling a variety of products throughout the day.

Nutrition & Hydration OfferingsFlow Formulas

Nutrition and hydration for The APEX will be provided by Enduro Bites and Flow Formulas.

Participants will find their products located in The APEX Recovery Zone at the start/finish and out on course at all water and aid stations. Learn more about the products you'll see this year, and click through for ingredient and nutrition information.

Both water and Flow Formulas Endurance Drink Mix will be available in 5 gallon coolers at every water station and aid station on the course.

Enduro BitesAid stations will also be stocked with Enduro Bites , some Honey Stinger product like gels, chews and waffles, and other items such as crackers, cookies, bananas, etc. 

If you want some thing specific, bring it with you!


Outside Support

Outside Support will be limited to one location on each of the larger days. Team and support staff should stay within these designated areas ONLY.

Stage 2: Cañon City
  • Water Station Mile 17.0 (at Royal Gorge Bridge; dirt parking lot)
Stage 3: Rampart Reservoir
  • Aid Station Mile 9.1/Mile 21.8 (Location on FS307. Parking is VERY limited. Support should be prepared to park and walk to the aid station.)
Stage 4: Cheyenne Canyon
  • No outside support 

Tech Support

Tech SupportAll riders should be self-reliant. There are remote areas on the courses where access to support will be difficult to provide.

REI will have mechanics at all aid stations on all courses to help with emergency mechanical support. 

Canyon will be providing tech support at the start line Friday-Sunday.

Bike Wash

Bike wash will be available at The APEX Recovery Zone, located at the Start/Finish area on Days 2, 3 and 4.

Medical SupportCentura Health Medical Team

Medical operations will be overseen by Centura Health and volunteer medical personnel from the Hybl Center. Remote stages will also be supported by El Paso County Search and Rescue.Centura Health