Tour of Utah

Tour Of Utah Wraps Up 15th Year of Stage Race

Aug 19, 2019

 

The Larry H. Miller Tour of Utah finished up on Sunday afternoon after seven days of cycling covering 500 miles and 38,000 feet of climbing. The final stage, starts and ends on Park City’s Main Street.

Fans were packed into balconies and lined both sides of Park City’s historic Main Street to watch the start and finish of the 2019 final stage of the Tour of Utah. Vendor booths, giving away swag, sometimes had lines as long as 50 people waiting to pick up a ball cap or feed bag.

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Friday of course is the KPCW back alley bash located at town lift plaza, Saturday is the John Butler Trio concert at Snow Park Amphitheater. However, the event with the biggest traffic impact for the weekend is the Tour of Utah. 

Jenny Diersen of Park City Municipal’s Special Events explains the weeklong bicycle race concludes in Summit County on Saturday and Sunday.

Rob DiMartini

A handful of cyclists from Summit and Wasatch County are participating in the Pan Mass Challenge which is a 2-day, 192-mile bike-a-thon to raise money for cancer research. It starts in Sturbridge Massachusetts and ends in Provincetown at the end of Cape Cod.

Leslie Thatcher

The Tour of Utah has released its final route for the seven days and more than 475 miles in August with two of the stages here  in Park City.

Organizers of the 2019 Larry H. Miller Tour of Utah revealed details of the 15th annual race this week.  The tour will cover some 477 miles between August 12th and 18th and it remains completely in northern Utah for the duration.

Cindy Kaiser

The 14th annual Tour of Utah bike race starts on Monday August 6th with the final two stages concluding in Summit County on August 11th and 12th

The Tour of Utah starts in St. George, and features stages in Cedar City, Payson, Antelope Island and downtown Salt Lake City. The final two stages take place in Summit County. Tour of Utah managing director John Kimball describes the final two stages.

The 14th annual Larry H Miller Tour of Utah is returning to Park City. David Boyle has more:

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After a hiatus in 2017, the multiday Tour Of Utah road bike event, known as America's Toughest Stage Race, brings the action back to Main Street in Old Town Park City this summer.  Leslie Thatcher brings the news:

2017 Tour Of Utah Bypassing Park City

May 26, 2017
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The Larry H. Miller Tour of Utah Press Release on Thursday outlines the start and finish locations of each stage in the professional men's cycling challenge.  Course details and descriptions are included.  Carolyn Murray has more on the event. 

Park City leaders say the Tour of Utah is a valued event, and even though they didn't get it this year, they hope it will return.  Meanwhile, the head of Heber Valley Chamber of Commerce says the area is looking forward to being in the cycling spotlight.  KPCW's Renai Bodley has reaction to the Tour's announcement of its 2017 host cities.

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The Tour of Utah just announced the route for this year's race and Park City isn't on the list.  However, Heber City is. The Tour dates this year are July 31 - August 6.   The race will start in Logan, then head to Brigham City and Snowbasin for Stage 2.  Stage 3 will feature individual time trials in Big Cottonwood Canyon.  South Jordan will host Stage 4.  Stage 5 will be in Davis County, starting in Layton City and ending in Bountiful.  Stage 6 will be in Heber Valley at Soldier Hollow and end at Snowbird.  The final stage will be in Salt Lake City.

Be prepared for rolling road closures Saturday and Sunday as the Tour of Utah makes its way through Park City.

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Tour of Utah Transportation Plan for Saturday, August 6

Cindy Kaiser

The Tour of Utah cycles to Park City August 6-7, 2016.    Thursday night, City Council got an update on some changes with the event.  KPCW's Renai Bodley has more: 

On today's program, Host Leslie Thatcher speaks to Robert Grow - the CEO of Envision Utah with the first of the results from this spring's survey of nearly 53,000 Utahns. Sandy Cho from the Utah Olympic Park and two local climbers talk about this week's Psicobloc Competition with a cash purse of $20k. Summit County Sheriff Justin Martinez has the latest about Hilary Clinton's visit to Park City. Superintendent Ember Conley has released her recommendation about how the  school board should move forward with master planning.

On today's program, host Leslie Thatcher speaks with Carol Agle and Rick Shand from the Park City Board of Realtors who have news about the second quarter numbers. Park City Council Member Andy Beerman has the highlights from Thursday's city council meeting, including a discussion how to deal with property owners who are renting out their homes illegally.

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