Staffing Update from Fred Veitch, Interim Chairman of the Board of Directors
Colorado Springs, CO – The Board of Directors of the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb formally announces Megan Leatham, the Executive Director, will assume the role of President & CEO of the Colorado Springs Sports Corporation (CSSC).
One of the greatest strengths of the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb is the depth and capabilities of the staff and board. The race is in great hands and the Board will search for new leadership as they deem appropriate. In the meantime, the team continues to work hard on the 100th Running of this amazing legacy event.
The PPIHC and the CSSC have a long standing relationship which will continue to grow with Megan at the helm of The Sports Corp.
ABOUT THE PIKES PEAK INTERNATIONAL HILL CLIMB
First staged in 1916, the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb is the second oldest race in America. The invitation-only event, often referred to as The Race to the Clouds, is held annually typically on the last Sunday of June on Pikes Peak – America’s Mountain, near Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA. The famous 12.42-mile course consists of 156 turns, boasts an elevation gain of 4,725 feet, and reaches a finish line at 14,115 feet above sea level. The PPIHC’s automobile categories feature a wide variety of vehicles representing multiple forms of motorsport; everything from production-based Time Attack challengers to purpose-built Open Wheel racers and state-of-the-art Unlimited vehicles take on America’s Mountain pursuing victory. The 100th Running of this iconic motorsports event will take place on June 26, 2022.
ABOUT THE COLORADO SPRINGS SPORTS CORPORATION
The Colorado Springs Sports Corporation is a non-profit organization dedicated to the advancement of amateur sport in Colorado Springs, organizing and managing popular events like the Rocky Mountain State Games, Pikes Peak International Hill Climb, 4th of July Symphony on Your Porch and the Labor Day Lift Off.