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Traffic Impact of Pikes Peak Apex Race This Weekend In Southern Colorado

See what roads will be impacted during the Pikes Peak Apex Races and who the event is benefitting.
Posted at 5:45 AM, Jun 07, 2024

COLORADO SPRINGS, CO — Organizers say we can expect all paved roads and park trails in Palmer Park to be closed until tonight. They say people not involved in the race are strongly encouraged to avoid the area.

Now you have other options if you're looking to get outside today. Pikes Peak Apex recommends checking out Ute Valley Park, Pulpit Rock, or Red Rock Canyon Open Space instead.

This event is a fundraiser for the Pikes Peak Outdoor Recreation Alliance Stewardship Fund. They say their mission is to bring attention and action to the Pikes Peak region's trail system.

The community is invited to the after-party on Sunday at 10:30 am. That's at the pavilion at the Penrose house. The after-party is free to attend, but you need tobuy a meal and drink ticketahead of time online.

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'Not another one,' three people rescued from Arkansas River, one still missing

The Otero County Sheriff's Office, La Junta Fire, and several other agencies are searching for a man who went missing in the Arkansas River on Wednesday morning.

Rescue crews search for 19-year-old boy around Arkansas River

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