All future races will be tentatively scheduled for the last Sunday in June:
2022 (100th Running) - June 26 (Fan Fest, June 24)
2023 - June 25 (Fan Fest, June 23)
Join us from 5 PM to 10 PM on Friday, June 25 to take part in all the action!
Pikes Peak Avenue and Tejon Street, Downtown Colorado Springs.
- Anyone who is 10 years of age and over needs to purchase a race ticket.
- Overnight campers please remember each individual must also purchase a Race Day ticket.
- Online at PPIHC.org
- To expedite entry to the event, and improve traffic flow, tickets will NOT be sold at the Gateway.
- PPIHC may limit the number of tickets sold to the 2021 event.
- Spectators are not guaranteed a parking spot if specific locations are full.
- Parking at the spectator viewing areas is on a first come, first served basis.
- General Admission ticket prices vary based on the total number of attendees in a vehicle. Tickets purchased online before Race Day (June 27, 2021) are discounted $10 each from the online Race Day prices.
- There are no refunds.
|Online Race Day
|Single Ticket||$65 ($65/person)||$75 ($75/person)|
|Vehicle Packs - All "Family Pack" Ticket Holders must enter the Gateway in the same vehicle|
|Family 2 Pack||$110 ($55/person)||$130 ($65/person)|
|Family 3 Pack||$150 ($50/person)||$180 ($60/person)|
|Family 4 Pack||$180 ($45/person)||$220 ($55/person)|
|Family 5 Pack||$200 ($40/person)||$250 ($50/person)|
|Family 6 Pack||$210 ($35/person)||$270 ($45/person)|
|Family 7 Pack||$245 ($35/person)||$315 ($45/person)|
|Family 8 Pack||$280 ($35/person)||$360 ($45/person)|
|Single Motorcycle Ticket||$35 ($35/person)||$45 ($45/person)|
|Double Motorcycle Ticket||$60 ($30/person)||$80 ($40/person)|
- No tickets will be sold after 10am on Race Day.
- No admittance to the event after 10am on Race Day.
- There must be a functioning seatbelt for every attendee inside the vehicle.
- WILL CALL: Online tickets and camping permit purchases may be verified at the Pikes Peak – America’s Mountain Gateway on Saturday, June 26 from 11:00 am – 6:00 pm and on Sunday, June 27 from 2:30 am – 10:00 am. You will not need to physically pick up any purchased tickets prior to Race Day. Please bring your photo ID on Race Day and the Gateway staff will verify your online purchase.
- Camping permits are an additional $150 per vehicle. Permits are limited.
- Yes. Practice day tickets must be purchased online and are available in limited quantities.
- Practice day tickets are $50 per day for June 22, 23, 24, 25.
- To attend practice you must purchase a ticket for each Practice Day you plan attend.
- All spectators must sign a liability waiver at the Gateway before attending each practice session.
- Gates open at 4:00 am and close at 4:45 am. No Exceptions. The Start Line closes to uphill traffic at 4:45 am. (For those who wish to view practice from above the Start Line area plan to arrive at 4:00 am. The Start Line is about 7 miles up the Pikes Peak Highway past the Gateway).
- All spectators must watch practice sessions from designated areas along the course (Start Line, Glen Cove, Devils Playground). Spectators found outside of these areas are subject to trespassing tickets.
- No spectators will be allowed to move up and down the course once practice has started.
- Spectators attending a Practice Day session will only see the cars assigned to practice on a specific section each day.
- The practice session on Friday, June 25 is optional for competitors. There is no qualifying on this day.
From the Colorado Springs Airport (COS):
Exit the Airport on Milton Proby Parkway/Drennan Road. After approximately 4 miles, turn left on South Academy Blvd. In approximately 1.8 miles, merge onto I-25 North and continue for approximately 5.7 miles. Take Exit #141 for US-24/West Cimarron St. and continue West on US 24 for about 9.5 miles. At the traffic light in Cascade, turn left onto Fountain Avenue and continue for approximately 0.3 miles where you will then take a slight left to continue onto Pikes Peak Highway.
From Denver International Airport (DIA):
Exit the airport on Pena Blvd. Take E-470 South (toll road) for about 34 miles. Then exit onto I-25 Southbound to Colorado Springs. In approximately 55 miles, take Exit #141 for US-24/West Cimarron St. Continue West on US 24 for about 9.5 miles. At the traffic light in Cascade, turn left onto Fountain Avenue and continue for approximately 0.3 miles where you will then take a slight left to continue onto Pikes Peak Highway.
- All spectators, Media and VIP’s must park in designated spectator parking areas. There is no reserved parking for Media or VIP’s.
- Spectators may park at the following designated areas: Below the Start Line, Halfway Picnic Grounds, Ski Area, Glen Cove, Cove Creek and Devils Playground. No spectator parking will be allowed anywhere along the course except in these seven designated parking areas.
- Parking passes are not required to park in any of the designated locations. Spectators are not guaranteed a parking spot if specific locations are full. Parking at the spectator viewing areas is on a first come, first served basis.
- Spectator vehicles will not be allowed above Devils Playground.
- Any spectators who park their vehicle in an area other than a designated parking area may be towed and impounded at the owner’s expense.
- It is very important that you determine where you want to park prior to coming to the event. If you pass a designated parking area on your way up, you will not be able to come back down to that area. There is no downhill traffic on Race Day.
- Plan to be in your parking area well before the race start time of 7:30 a.m. No spectator vehicles will be allowed above the Official PPIHC Start Line (approximately six miles uphill from the Pikes Peak Highway Gateway.) after 5:00am.
- If parking is at maximum capacity in the spectator areas above the Start Line, the PPIHC reserves the right to close the Start Line prior to 5:00am. If Spectator Areas above the Start Line are not full by 5:00am, the PPIHC may close the Start Line after 5:00am.
- Once you are on the mountain, unless you park below the Start Line, you will not be able to leave until the race has concluded. Depending on how the race progresses (course or weather delays) this can be any time after 4:00 p.m.
- Camping Permits are sold online only at ppihc.org.
- There are four locations available: Glen Cove, Ski Area, Halfway Picnic Ground, and 9 Mile (9 Mile is tent camping only) Yokohama Course Map.
- Each camper must also purchase a race ticket in order to attend the event.
- One camping permit needed per car and one camping permit needed per motorcycle.
- The Gateway opens to campers at 11:00 a.m. and closes at 6:00 p.m. on Saturday June 26. You must be through the Gateway by 6:00 p.m. on Saturday. Campers will not be allowed to line up at the Gateway before 11:00 a.m.
- All vehicles over 10’ clearance use Gate 3 (far right entrance).
- Campers will not be allowed to line up at the Gateway before 11:00 a.m. This will be strictly enforced.
- Anyone found occupying a camping space on Pikes Peak prior to 11:15 a.m. on Saturday morning will be removed from the site and will forfeit their right to camp on Pikes Peak.
- Camping permits are restricted to the camping site designated on the front of the permit.
- Campers may leave their camp site, but must return to the site before the Gateway closes at 6:00 p.m. There is no highway traffic after 6:00 p.m.
- Campers who leave their site once they are on the mountain do so at their own risk.
- Tent Campers/Car Campers only, who wish to view the race on Sunday from a different spectator area, must notify law enforcement and volunteers in their camping area on Saturday evening. Campers must be ready to move a vehicle only (no trailers) to another spectator area when the highway opens at 2:30 a.m. on Sunday. Campers must move all of their belongings in their vehicle as they will not be allowed to return to the camp site. If you are camping in a trailer or RV, you may not leave your camping area to view from another spectator area.
- No trailers on Race Day- Trailers allowed for overnight camping with permit only on Saturday.
- NEW - Pikes Peak – America’s Mountain is now a NO SMOKING campus from the Gateway to the Summit. This includes all pit areas, spectator viewing areas and while on the Pikes Peak Highway. All employees, contracted employees, special event participants, and officials are prohibited from smoking any cigarette, pipe, cigar, or electronic smoking device on the property unless a designated area is provided. Smoking any of the above is allowable in personal vehicles only; however all ashes, butts, etc. must remain in the car. Furthermore, Pikes Peak – America’s Mountain is federally owned property and possession of marijuana is prohibited.
- Open fires are prohibited. Gas and propane stoves with shutoff valves are allowed (pending any local restrictions, laws or bans).
- Off-Highway Vehicles (dirt bikes, ATVs, etc.), bicycles and unlicensed vehicles are not allowed at any time on the mountain, no exceptions.
- No pets are allowed on Pikes Peak – America’s Mountain during race activities including overnight camping.
- No fireworks.
- No firearms.
- All camping locations are primitive sites with no hookups. There are no provisions to dispose of gray or black water, no electricity and no water.
- Maximum length for motor homes and trailers – 24 ft. (19 ft. wheel base maximum).
- Maximum length for 5th wheels (not including tow vehicle)- 26 ft. (The 26 ft. restriction is for the 5th wheel only; it is not the total length including the tow vehicle)
- 9 Mile is tent camping only.
- No motor homes, 5th wheels, trailers, mini buses or vehicles with more than 6 seats.
- No Race Day parking is available at 9 Mile. If friends and family want to meet campers on Race Day, 9 Mile will NOT be open for additional parking.