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Everything you need to know about the 102nd Pikes Peak International Hill Climb

Pikes Peak International Hill Climb
Posted at 4:39 PM, Jun 20, 2024

COLORADO SPRINGS — Every year, cars travel 12.4 miles of more than 156 turns to a finish line that's higher than 14,000 feet. The 102nd Pikes Peak International Hill Climb is happening Sunday.

PPIHC, also known as The Race to the Clouds, is an invitational automobile hill climb to the summit of America's Mountain.

Earlier this year, organizers of the PPIHC held a concert to benefit Mount Carmel Veterans Services Center.

PPIHC organizers hold benefit concert to support local veterans

Last year, 70 drivers made the trek up America's Mountain.

Drivers gear up for the 101st Pikes Peak Hill Climb

Tickets are sold out for the race, but fans can still attend the Fan Fest on Friday. The event brings more than 35,000 people to experience the 10-block street party.

Sights and sounds of the Pikes Peak Hill Climb Fan Fest

The Fan Fest will happen rain or shine from 5:00 p.m. to 9 p.m. in Downtown Colorado Springs.

For more information about the race and Fan Fest, visit PPIHC's website.

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