Tour of Utah Lists Host Cities For 2020 Event
SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – Nine venues will host the upcoming Larry H. Miller Tour of Utah cycling stage event from August 3-9.
The seven day-stage-race, which is celebrating its 16th year, will begin in Herriman City at the Zions Bank Real Academy and will finish at the historic Main Street in Park City.
Cyclists will travel across the Wasatch Front touring cities and towns from Ogden to Payson. They will explore the Mountain ranges of Snowbird Resort and Canyons Village of Park City.
Now recognized as the only multi-day race in North America on the UCI ProSeries, the Tour of Utah strengthens this exclusive division of international racing by ensuring an optimal fit with the UCI WorldTour schedule. The Tour of Utah has been designated among the best HC (hors category) and Class 1 road races around the globe.
“Our designation as a UCI ProSeries race by the international cycling federation is new, but the Larry H. Miller Tour of Utah remains a crowd favorite and one of the most successful races in North America,” said John Kimball, managing director of the Tour of Utah. “We are fortunate to have welcoming host venues that roll out the red carpet, picturesque courses that show beauty and brawn, and a very supporting cycling community that enjoys watching great athletes. We look forward to bringing the Tour of Utah to the state and the world in August.”
Here is a list of the stages, dates, and host cities-
Stage 1: Monday, August 3 – Herriman City
Stage 2: Tuesday, August 4 – Provo
Stage 3:Wednesday, August 5 – Payson
Stage 4: Thursday, August 6 – Woodward Park City to Snowbird Resort
Stage 5: Friday, August 7 – Ogden
Stage 6: Saturday, August 8 – Canyons Village at Park City Mountain
Stage 7: Sunday, August 9 – Park City
Herriman City will be represented during the Tour of Utah for the first time. Herriman City has recently seen drastic growth in population, making the city a very attractive start for the tour.
The second stage will begin at DoTerra in Provo, the stage will also end in Provo. Provo City was last represented on the Tour in 2011.
Stage three will head further south and start/finish in Payson. Where Mount Nebo, the tallest mountain on the Wasatch Range as a backdrop.
The fourth stage will be present in the mountains as first-time host Woodward Park City, a new action sports and ski resort, will serve as the start. Snowbird Resort, which has hosted more times than any other venue, will mark the finish line after a gruelling six-mile climb up Little Cottonwood Canyon.
For the first time in the Tour’s existence, a circuit race will be held in Ogden.
The final two days will take place in Park City, which has not hosted on 11 separate occasions.
The Larry H. Miller Tour of Utah is free to all spectators. In 2019, the Tour estimated some 400,000 spectators lined the streets and roads of Utah over the seven-day event while also reaching more than 400 million homes via broadcast around the world.