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Preparing for race day

Volunteers prepare for the Pikes Peak Ascent and Marathon this weekend by hauling supplies and water to aid stations on Pikes Peak Thursday, Aug. 14, 2014.

Volunteer Bob Purvine, loads supplies for the No Name Creek and Bobs Road aid stations at the Triple Crown of Running office in Manitou Springs Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2014, before driving the supplies and water to the aid stations on Pikes Peak in preparation for this weekend's Pikes Peak Ascent and Marathon races. (Christian Murdock, The Gazette)
Volunteer Bob Purvine, loads supplies for the No Name Creek and Bobs Road aid stations at the Triple Crown of Running office in Manitou Springs Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2014, before driving the supplies and water to the aid stations on Pikes Peak in preparation for this weekend's Pikes Peak Ascent and Marathon races. (Christian Murdock, The Gazette)

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Volunteers Tyler Purvine, front vehicle, and his father, Bob Purvine transport 500-gallon water tanks, weighing more than 2 tons each, up a 4x4 trail Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2014, from Highway 24 near the closed Waldo Canyon Trailhead in preparation for this weekend's Pikes Peak Ascent and Marathon races. Volunteers transport the water and supplies are transported up a 4x4 road from Highway 24 near the closed Waldo Canyon trailhead. Volunteers begin hauling supplies up Pikes Peak two weeks before the race weekend. (Christian Murdock, The Gazette)
Volunteers Tyler Purvine, front vehicle, and his father, Bob Purvine transport 500-gallon water tanks, weighing more than 2 tons each, up a 4x4 trail Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2014, from Highway 24 near the closed Waldo Canyon Trailhead in preparation for this weekend's Pikes Peak Ascent and Marathon races. Volunteers transport the water and supplies are transported up a 4x4 road from Highway 24 near the closed Waldo Canyon trailhead. Volunteers begin hauling supplies up Pikes Peak two weeks before the race weekend. (Christian Murdock, The Gazette)

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Volunteers Tyler Purvine, front vehicle, and his father, Bob Purvine transport 500-gallon water tanks, weighing more than 2 tons each, up a 4x4 trail Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2014, from Highway 24 near the closed Waldo Canyon Trailhead in preparation for this weekend's Pikes Peak Ascent and Marathon races. Volunteers transport the water and supplies are transported up a 4x4 road from Highway 24 near the closed Waldo Canyon trailhead. Volunteers begin hauling supplies up Pikes Peak two weeks before the race weekend. (Christian Murdock, The Gazette)
Volunteers Tyler Purvine, front vehicle, and his father, Bob Purvine transport 500-gallon water tanks, weighing more than 2 tons each, up a 4x4 trail Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2014, from Highway 24 near the closed Waldo Canyon Trailhead in preparation for this weekend's Pikes Peak Ascent and Marathon races. Volunteers transport the water and supplies are transported up a 4x4 road from Highway 24 near the closed Waldo Canyon trailhead. Volunteers begin hauling supplies up Pikes Peak two weeks before the race weekend. (Christian Murdock, The Gazette)

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Volunteer Tyler Purvine, loads supplies for the No Name Creek and Bobs Road aid stations at the Triple Crown of Running office in Manitou Springs Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2014, before driving the supplies and water to the aid stations on Pikes Peak in preparation for this weekend's Pikes Peak Ascent and Marathon races. (Christian Murdock, The Gazette)
Volunteer Tyler Purvine, loads supplies for the No Name Creek and Bobs Road aid stations at the Triple Crown of Running office in Manitou Springs Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2014, before driving the supplies and water to the aid stations on Pikes Peak in preparation for this weekend's Pikes Peak Ascent and Marathon races. (Christian Murdock, The Gazette)

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Volunteer Bob Purvine unload supplies for the No Name Creek aid station Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2014, in preparation for this weekend's Pikes Peak Ascent and Marathon races. Purvine, his son, Tyler Purvine, and Lars Dvening transported 500 gallons of water, weighing 2 tons each, and supplies to the No Name Creek and Bobs Road aid stations via a 4x4 road from Highway 24 near the closed Waldo Canyon trailhead. Volunteers began setting up on Pikes Peak two weeks before the race weekend. More than 700 volunteers help with the races,  (Christian Murdock, The Gazette)
Volunteer Bob Purvine unload supplies for the No Name Creek aid station Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2014, in preparation for this weekend's Pikes Peak Ascent and Marathon races. Purvine, his son, Tyler Purvine, and Lars Dvening transported 500 gallons of water, weighing 2 tons each, and supplies to the No Name Creek and Bobs Road aid stations via a 4x4 road from Highway 24 near the closed Waldo Canyon trailhead. Volunteers began setting up on Pikes Peak two weeks before the race weekend. More than 700 volunteers help with the races, (Christian Murdock, The Gazette)

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Volunteers Bob Purvine, front, and Lars Dvening unload supplies while volunteer Tyler Purvine, in the background, sets up the water tank  at the Bobs Road aid station Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2014, in preparation for this weekend's Pikes Peak Ascent and Marathon races. Bobs Road is 5.3 miles and 500 gallons of water and supplies are transported up a 4x4 road from Highway 24 near the closed Waldo Canyon trailhead. More than 700 volunteers help with the races. Volunteers begin setting up for the race two weeks before.   (Christian Murdock, The Gazette)
Volunteers Bob Purvine, front, and Lars Dvening unload supplies while volunteer Tyler Purvine, in the background, sets up the water tank at the Bobs Road aid station Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2014, in preparation for this weekend's Pikes Peak Ascent and Marathon races. Bobs Road is 5.3 miles and 500 gallons of water and supplies are transported up a 4x4 road from Highway 24 near the closed Waldo Canyon trailhead. More than 700 volunteers help with the races. Volunteers begin setting up for the race two weeks before. (Christian Murdock, The Gazette)

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