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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.

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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)

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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)