Rolling Festival and Experience Packages at Nine Host Venues
July 19, 2018
SALT LAKE CITY – Community celebrations have been scheduled at the nine host venues for the weeklong Larry H. Miller Tour of Utah on Aug. 6-12. Events will begin in Cedar City on Saturday, Aug. 4, with the Tour of Utah Kickoff Party. Experience Packages are available at varying price points for reserved seating, all-inclusive hospitality and behind-the-scenes access to the race.
Kickoff Party in Cedar City Offers Live Music and Team Presentation
June 28, 2018
SALT LAKE CITY – Prior to the first pedal strokes by the celebrated professional cycling teams competing in the Larry H. Miller Tour of Utah, spectators will be treated to a Tour of Utah Kickoff Party in Cedar City on Saturday, Aug. 4. The Tour of Utah will deliver daily spectator activities for race starts and finishes, including the Papa John’s Autograph Alley and Rider Sign-In, Kids’ Sprint to the Finish Bike Races presented by University of Utah Health, and the KUTV 2 Healthy Living Expo.
536-Mile Race Route Unveiled with Nine KOM Climbs
June 6, 2018
SALT LAKE CITY – True to its nickname as “America’s Toughest Stage Race," the 2018 Larry H. Miller Tour of Utah will dish out 536 miles of racing and 43,780 feet of elevation gain this summer. Detailed maps and informational videos are now available online for the seven-day, men’s professional cycling stage race on Aug. 6-12. The Tour of Utah course will offer a total of nine Utah Office of Tourism King of the Mountain (KOM) climbs and 13 Utah Sports Commission Sprint lines.
Fan Favorite Contest Returns
May 30, 2018
SALT LAKE CITY – Organizers of the Tour of Utah have teamed with America First Credit Union for a fifth year to engage cycling enthusiasts for the selection of preferred race gear and riders. The interactive program begins with the America First Credit Union Fan Favorite Jersey category, voting open May 31-June 7. From June 14-21, fans can vote for their favorite T-shirt design, followed June 28-July 5 with the Fan Favorite hat.
Beehive Pattern and Bright Colors Spotlight Award Jerseys
May 23, 2018
SALT LAKE CITY – Six distinctive award jerseys have been redesigned for the 2018 Larry H. Miller Tour of Utah to recognize classification leaders and fan favorites during race week, Aug. 6-12. Five jerseys will be presented daily for the race leader, top sprinter, top climber, most aggressive and best young rising star. The America First Credit Union Fan Favorite jersey will be awarded daily in special categories using online voting by fans. Using a theme based on the state’s nickname of the Beehive State, the new Tour of Utah award jerseys incorporate a honeycomb pattern with distinctive bright colors
Communities Now Accepting Volunteer Applications for 2018 Tour
May 15, 2018
SALT LAKE CITY – Individuals and groups interested in supporting the Larry H. Miller Tour of Utah professional stage race are invited to volunteer for one or more days at this summer’s event, Aug. 6-12. Applications for a variety of volunteer positions are now available online. Hundreds of people are encouraged to donate time and talent to fill more than 1,200 shifts for the weeklong international cycling event. Each Local Organizing Committee (LOC), which is hosting a stage start or finish at the Tour of Utah, will manage assignments and provide training.
17 Teams Confirmed for 2018 Tour of Utah
May 10, 2018
SALT LAKE CITY – Eight U.S.-based professional cycling teams have accepted invitations to race this year's Larry H. Miller Tour of Utah. This finalizes a total field of 17 men’s teams to compete Aug. 6-12 at the 14th edition of “America’s Toughest Stage Race.” Competition will include seven UCI Pro Continental teams and five UCI Continental teams, in addition to the five WorldTour squads announced in March. Among the first-time entries in Utah are two Continental squads, 303 Project and Aevolo Cycling. They will be joined by Elevate-KHS Pro Cycling (second year), and Jelly Belly Cycling Team presented by Maxis (sixth year). Pro Continental teams announced are UnitedHealthcare Pro Cycling (11th year), Rally Cycling (10th year), Hagens Berman Axeon (ninth year), and Holowesko-Citadel presented by Arapahoe Resources (sixth year).
Registration Opens for The Ultimate Challenge
May 1, 2018
SALT LAKE CITY – Registration opens today for The Ultimate Challenge presented by University of Utah Health, a non-competitive, gran fondo-style bicycle ride hosted by the Larry H. Miller Tour of Utah. Taking place on Saturday, Aug. 11, this will be the ninth edition of The Ultimate Challenge. Early registration ranges from $115-125 and is available online from May 1-31 at www.rideultimatechallenge.com.
Sprint to the Finish Activity Book
April 19, 2018
SALT LAKE CITY – The Sprint to the Finish Activity Book returns for a sixth edition to promote healthy lifestyles for elementary-aged children. The 32-page, full-color book is a collaborative effort by organizers of the Larry H. Miller Tour of Utah and event partner University of Utah Health. More than 50,000 free copies will be distributed in April to schools and youth organizations across Utah in the communities which will host a stage of the professional cycling event this summer from Aug. 6-12.
Nine Teams Representing Seven Countries Accept Early Invitations to Race
March 27, 2018
SALT LAKE CITY – A prominent collection of nine men’s professional cycling teams representing seven countries have accepted invitations to compete at the Larry H. Miller Tour of Utah. A total of 16 teams will compete on Aug. 6-12 in the invitation-only road cycling stage race, with additional teams confirmed later this spring for “America’s Toughest Stage Race.” Five WorldTour teams will travel from the Tour de France to compete in Utah. These WorldTour teams and two Pro Continental teams will compete in the 100th edition of the Giro d’Italia in May.
Summer of Cycling
February 7, 2018
SALT LAKE CITY, Utah - The Tour of Utah Summer of Cycling is partnering with the Salt Lake City Marathon Bike Tour on April 21, the Huntsman 140 on June 16 and the Snowbird Hill Climb on July 28 to create a series of rides that culminate in taking on the Ultimate Challenge presented by University of Utah Health citizens ride on Aug. 11 during the Tour of Utah.
Host Venues Announced for 2018
January 10, 2018
SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – Organizers of the Larry H. Miller Tour of Utah announced today the dates, host venues and early inclusion of four Top 10 UCI WorldTour teams for the 2018 edition of the week-long men’s professional cycling race known as “America’s Toughest Stage Race.” The 14th edition of the Tour of Utah will be held on Monday, Aug. 6 through Sunday, Aug. 12, starting in St. George for the first time and concluding in Park City. Additional host cities or venues are Cedar City, Payson City, Antelope Island State Park, Layton City, Salt Lake City, Canyons Village, and Snowbird Resort.
Canola Wins Stage 7; Canadian Britton Claims Overall Title at 2017 Tour of Utah
August 6, 2017
Canadian Rob Britton of Rally Cycling successfully fended off all challengers to earn the top prize at the 2017 Larry H. Miller Tour of Utah on Sunday. A fast and furious circuit race beside the Utah State Capitol saw Nippo-Vini Fantini’s Marco Canola (ITA) power away to a convincing win on Stage 7 presented by Utah Sports Commission.
Italian Ciccone Completes Solo Summit of Snowbird for Queen Stage Win
August 5, 2017
SNOWBIRD, UTAH – Italian Giulio Ciccone of Bardiani CSF showed his climbing prowess to win Stage 6 presented by University of Utah Health on Saturday at the Larry H. Miller Tour of Utah. Ciccone soloed to victory on the legendary seven-mile climb of Little Cottonwood Canyon to Snowbird Resort, completing the 61-mile “Queen Stage” in 2 hours and 45 seconds. Ciccone's teammate, Simone Sterbini (ITA), crossed the line 35 seconds later to claim second place. Neilson Powless (USA) of Axeon Hagens Berman attacked in the final kilometers to take third on the stage.
American McCabe Rockets To Win at Stage 5
August 4, 2017
BOUNTIFUL, UTAH – Travis McCabe (USA) of UnitedHealthcare Pro Cycling Team blasted from a select group of riders to win Stage 5 presented by Zions Bank at the Larry H. Miller Tour of Utah. McCabe, who finished third on Stage 1 presented by America First Credit Union, climbed on the top step of the podium in a time of 4 hours, 5 minutes and 26 seconds. In the group of 26 lead riders, Marco Canola (ITA) of Nippo-Vini Fantini was second at the line. American Logan Owen of Axeon Hagens Berman Cycling Team finished third.
American Murphy Wins Wild West Sprint at Stage 4
August 3, 2017
American John Murphy of the Holowesko-Citadel Racing Team presented by Hincapie Sportswear surged past the field in a wild west sprint finish to win Stage 4 presented by Workfront at the Larry H. Miller Tour of Utah. Traversing 125 miles of high desert before a climatic finish in South Jordan City, Murphy crossed the line in four hours and 22 minutes. On Murphy’s wheel for second was Alfredo Rodriguez (MEX) of Elevate-KHS Pro Cycling. Mihkel Raïm (EST) of Israel Cycling Academy finished third.
Canadian Moves into Overall Race Lead with ITT Win
August 2, 2017
BIG COTTONWOOD CANYON – Canadian Rob Britton of Rally Cycling cranked out the best time of 18 minutes and 29 seconds in the Individual Time Trial (ITT) on Wednesday at the 2017 Larry H. Miller Tour of Utah. With the victory at Stage 3 presented by Workfront, Britton vaulted to the overall lead in the general classification (G.C.) and earned the Larry H. Miller Group of Companies overall leader jersey. Serghei Tvetcov (ROM) of Jelly Belly Cycling presented by Maxxis was 12 seconds behind to take second place. With a third-place ITT finish, Gavin Mannion (USA) of UnitedHealthcare Pro Cycling Team moved into second place overall.
Brent Bookwalter Wins Stage 2 Mountain Top Finish
August 1, 2017
Snowbasin Resort (Aug. 1, 2017) – American Brent Bookwalter of BMC Racing Team powered away in the final meters of the climb to Snowbasin Resort to win Stage 2 presented by America First Credit Union of the Larry H. Miller Tour of Utah. Sepp Kuss (USA) of Rally Cycling finished second, with the same time as Bookwalter. By virtue of a tie breaker, Kuss secured the general classification lead which puts him in the Larry H. Miller Dealerships overall leader’s jersey. Canadian James Piccoli of Elevate-KHS Pro Cycling held on for third on the stage.
Stage 1 Sprint Win in Logan Claimed by Ty Magner
July 31, 2017
LOGAN - Holowesko | Citadel Racing Team p/b Hincapie Sportswear's Tyler Magner (USA) sprinted to victory in a heated finish in downtown Logan to take the stage win and overall lead at the 2017 Larry H. Miller Tour of Utah. Magner covered the 132-mile course at Stage 1 presented by America First Credit Union in four hours and 56 minutes. Christopher Lawless (Great Britain) of Axeon Hagens Berman Cycling Team and Travis McCabe (USA) of UnitedHealthcare Pro Cycling Team finished second and third, respectively, in a feverish bunch sprint.
Preliminary Rosters Include 126 Riders from 23 Countries
July 26, 2017
SALT LAKE CITY – An all-star cast of 126 professional cyclists representing 23 countries are expected in Logan, Utah to begin the Larry H. Miller Tour of Utah stage race on July 31. The preliminary rosters have been confirmed for the 16 men’s teams competing at the 605-mile event, which will finish in front of the Utah State Capitol in Salt Lake City on Aug. 6. The Tour of Utah now boasts a star-studded field that includes national champions, Grand Tour veterans and notable cycling talent.
FOX Sports Networks and Tour Tracker Provide Global Race Coverage
July 20, 2017
SALT LAKE CITY – A total of 21 hours of national programming will be provided by FOX Sports Networks as the broadcast partner for the 2017 Larry H. Miller Tour of Utah. National programming will be available in high definition on FS2 and FSN regional networks for the race, July 31-Aug. 6. The FS2 broadcast schedule includes 10 hours of live race coverage and additional live-to-tape coverage, presented by the Utah Sports Commission.
Weeklong Activities Begin in Logan with Team Presentation
July 19, 2017
SALT LAKE CITY – The Larry H. Miller Tour of Utah will deliver community celebrations, held at the 10 host venues and at various towns along the 605-mile race route. Events will begin in Logan on Saturday, July 29 with the Team Presentation. Other family-friendly festivities which are held daily during race week, July 31-Aug. 6, include the Papa John’s Autograph Alley, Sprint to the Finish Kids’ Bike Races presented by University of Utah Health, and the Harmons Healthy Living Expo.
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