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  • 'Streakers' keep Barr Trail race tradition alive

    Colorado Springs residents Mike Teger and Paul Sullivan typically spend 364 days per year without any form of contact with one another. They're not running buddies and they're not best friends by any means, but they are both members of an exclusive club that has been holding strong for the past 15 years. And on Sunday morning, the two...

  • Local ultra runner zips up and down Manitou Incline amazing 22 times within 24 hours

    Hiking the Manitou Incline once in a day is quite the workout. But for one Colorado Springs resident, one trip wasn't close to enough. Starting on the Fourth of July, ultra runner Brandon Stapanowich completed 22 round trips on the Incline within 24 hours - what he called the "UltraInclinathon." "Two years ago, I came up with the...

  • Is Kevin Bacon afraid of the Manitou Incline?

    Actor Kevin Bacon posted a photo of the Manitou Incline on his Facebook page. "#‎ManitouIncline‬ 1 mile straight up 2000 ft. Record time 16:42 I'm scared! ‪#‎BringIt‬ @CanonUSAImaging ‪#‎ad‬," the post read. The actor has been spotted in the Colorado Springs area. The Gazette's Jen Mulson and Nichole Montanez did their...

  • Repaired Manitou Incline will remain 'a crazy climb'

    The Manitou Incline is getting a face-lift, but don't go expecting a beauty queen. When the $1.6 million transformation begins this fall, a chief goal will be adding enough retaining walls and culverts to slow the water that cascades down and threatens to wash the trail from the mountain. But there's a secondary objective: retaining the...

  • Closing for repairs: Manitou Incline fans will have to find another route for four months

    A $1.6 million plan to preserve the Manitou Springs Incline will keep the trail off limits for an estimated four months, officials said Wednesday. Colorado Springs city officials said the closure, which starts sometime in August, is a necessary sacrifice owing to the challenges of working on the precipitous slope, which rises 2,000 feet in...

  • $1.6M raised for stabilization work on popular Manitou Incline

    Think hiking the Incline is a bear? Consider the efforts of volunteers and Colorado Springs Parks, Recreation and Cultural Services personnel who raised some $1.6 million to cover repairs to the bruising yet beloved trail in Manitou Springs. "We've raised the necessary funds to stabilize it and secure it," said Sandi Yukman of Incline...



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