Race Week Press Kit
Fact Sheet - Athletes in the Peloton
July 31, 2019
Fact Sheet - 2019 Route Overview
July 25, 2019
2020 Tour of Utah Elevated to UCI ProSeries
October 10, 2019
SALT LAKE CITY – The Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI) announced that the Larry H. Miller Tour of Utah has been selected to join the new men’s professional road cycling UCI ProSeries. The international cycling federation also revealed that the race in Utah will take place from Aug. 3-9, 2020.
Dombrowski Wins Stage 6 while Hermans Takes G.C. Title
August 18, 2019
PARK CITY, UTAH – Belgian Ben Hermans of Israel Cycling Academy successfully earned the top prize at the 2019 Larry H. Miller Tour of Utah in front of huge crowds in Park City on Sunday. Hermans finished fourth on Stage 6 presented by Utah Sports Commission and took the Larry H. Miller Group of Companies Overall Leader title. American Joe Dombrowski of EF Education First attacked multiple times on Empire Pass and took his first stage victory in four years.
Lachlan Morton Grabs Photo Finish Win on Stage 5
August 17, 2019
PARK CITY, UTAH – Australian Lachlan Morton of EF Education First outsprinted Hayden McCormick (NZL) of Team BridgeLane at the line to win Stage 5 presented by University of Utah Health in a thrilling photo finish at Canyons Village at Park City Mountain. Morton, who won the 2016 Tour of Utah, scored his fourth career stage win in Utah Saturday in a time of 3 hours and 5 minutes. The battle for third place was taken by Simone Velasco (ITA) of NIPPO-Vini Fantini-Faizanè. Belgian Ben Hermans of Israel Cycling Academy retained his Larry H. Miller Group of Companies Leader’s yellow jersey by finishing safely in 16th place.
Italian Canola Wins Uphill Sprint on Stage 4
August 16, 2019
SALT LAKE CITY – Marco Canola of NIPPO-Vini Fantini-Faizanè surged to victory in a thrilling Stage 4 presented by America First Credit Union at the Larry H. Miller Tour of Utah on Friday. In a fast and furious circuit race, the Italian claimed his second victory in downtown Salt Lake City in three years, in a time of 1 hour and 56 seconds. In a hard-fought sprint, second place went to four-time Tour of Utah stage winner Travis McCabe (USA) of Worthy Pro Cycling. Brendan Rhim (USA) of Arapahoe l Hincapie powered by BMC rolled across the line in third.
Hermans Scorches Final Climb to Win Stage 3 and Retain Lead
August 15, 2019
NORTH SALT LAKE, UTAH – Using the final kilometer as a launch pad, Ben Hermans of Israel Cycling Academy accelerated away from his main competitors for a masterful solo victory on Stage 3 presented by BYUtv Thursday at the Larry H. Miller Tour of Utah. The Belgian claimed his second stage victory in two days in a time of 3 hours and 20 seconds, and increased his overall lead in the seven-day event. Kyle Murphy (USA) of Rally UHC Cycling was second on the stage, Niklas Eg (DEN) of Trek-Segafredo was third.
Stage 2 Belgian Ben Hermans Wins on Powder Mountain
August 14, 2019
POWDER MOUNTAIN, UTAH – Belgian Ben Hermans of Israel Cycling Academy powered away from an elite group of riders to win Stage 2 presented by Monster Hydro on Wednesday at the Larry H. Miller Tour of Utah. Hermans, who finished second overall in 2018, soloed to victory on the final epic climb to Powder Mountain Resort in a time of 3 hours and 37 minutes. The stage win put him in the Larry H. Miller Group of Companies Overall Leader’s jersey. James Piccoli (CAN) of Elevate - KHS Pro Cycling crossed the line 20 seconds behind Hermans for second. Trek-Segafredo’s Niklas Eg (DEN) finished third on the stage, 35 seconds down.
Stage 1 Runner-up Craddock Takes Overall Lead
August 13, 2019
NORTH LOGAN CITY, UTAH – Italian Umberto Marengo of Neri Sottoli-Selle Italia-KTM accelerated away from a six-rider group in a surprise attack to win Stage 1 presented by Larry H. Miller Group of Companies at the Larry H. Miller Tour of Utah. Marengo covered the 87-mile (139.9-kilometer) course in 3 hours and 23 minutes. Lawson Craddock (USA) of EF Education First finished second, with the same time as Marengo. With a time bonus, this vaulted the American into the Larry H. Miller Group of Companies Overall Leader’s yellow jersey. Edwin Avila (COL) of Israel Cycling Academy finished third close behind Craddock’s wheel.
Prologue Win Propels Piccoli to Overall Lead
August 12, 2019
SNOWBIRD, UTAH – Canadian James Piccoli of Elevate-KHS Pro Cycling was the fastest man at Snowbird Resort in Monday's opening day for the 2019 Larry H. Miller Tour of Utah. Piccoli won the 3.2-mile (5.3-kilometer) Prologue presented by Zions Bank in a time of 8 minutes, 37 seconds. American Lawson Craddock of EF Education First finished six seconds back in second place. Romanian time trial champion Serghei Tvetcov of Worthy Pro Cycling finished in third, half a second behind Tvetcov.
Worldwide Broadcast Coverage includes 21 Hours on FSN in U.S.
August 6, 2019
SALT LAKE CITY – FOX Sports Networks, which includes FS2 and FSN regional channels, will provide a total of 21 hours of programming across the United States as the broadcast partner for the 2019 Larry H. Miller Tour of Utah on Aug. 12-18. Live start-to-finish webcast coverage will be provided free of charge with Tour Tracker® powered by Adobe®, available from the Tour of Utah website. All coverage on FS2, FSN and Tour Tracker will be available in high definition.
Three Past Champions Among Field of 117 Pro Cyclists
July 31, 2019
SALT LAKE CITY – A total of 117 athletes representing 24 countries are expected to battle across 477 miles of northern Utah at the 2019 Larry H. Miller Tour of Utah on Aug. 12-18. The preliminary rosters have been confirmed for the 17 men’s teams invited to compete in the weeklong stage race. Ten riders have accounted for 18 stage wins and nine classification titles at the Tour of Utah since 2011. Among the Tour of Utah alumni are three General Classification champions with Joe Dombrowski (USA) of EF Education First in 2015; Lachlan Morton (Australia) of EF Education First in 2016; and Rob Britton (Canada) of Rally UHC Cycling in 2017.
Lineup for Community Celebrations during Race Week
July 25, 2019
SALT LAKE CITY – An extensive program of new and returning spectator-friendly events, centered around the start and finish lines for each stage of the Larry H. Miller Tour of Utah, are planned during the weeklong professional cycling event on Aug. 12-18. In addition to Wildlife Generation Autograph Alley, KUTV 2 Healthy Living Expo and Kids’ Bike Races presented by University of Utah Health, many communities will have live music and concerts.
Experiences and Hospitality Tickets for Tour Now Available
July 17, 2019
SALT LAKE CITY – The Tour of Utah professional cycling stage race offers unique Experience Packages and hospitality tickets for sale to enhance the action. Reservations can be made online at the Tour of Utah website under the Experience tab. Hospitality tickets are being offered for select race venues and dates with prices starting at $150 per person. Five Experience Packages are also available for exclusive behind-the-scenes access to race activities.
Advisory - One Month Countdown
July 12, 2019
SALT LAKE CITY - The 15th edition of the Larry H. Miller Tour of Utah will take place in one month on Aug. 12-18. One of the pre-race festivities will be the Millcreek Cycling Festival at 5:30 p.m. on July 15. The event will include Utah’s own TJ Eisenhart of the Arapahoe l Hincapie p/b BMC Racing Team, as well as appearances by riders from Aevolo Pro Cycling.
Final Field of 17 Teams
July 9, 2019
SALT LAKE CITY – Four international teams accepted the final slots for this year's Larry H. Miller Tour of Utah on Aug. 12-18, rounding out the men’s field for a total of 17 professional squads. Two teams represent Canada, one is from Mexico and another is from Germany. All four squads have UCI Continental status.
477-Mile Race Route Announced for 2019
June 5, 2019
SALT LAKE CITY – Organizers of the 2019 Larry H. Miller Tour of Utah revealed details today for the 477-mile (767.8-kilometer) race route, taking place across northern Utah on Aug. 12-18. Thirteen Utah Office of Tourism King of the Mountain climbs will be contested across the grandeur and grind of alpine terrain, including 37,882 feet (11,546 meters) of elevation gain. A total of 15 Utah Sports Commission Sprint competitions will be held during the week -- the most since 2015.
Variety of Volunteer Positions Available
June 3, 2019
SALT LAKE CITY – Individuals and groups are needed to fill as many as 1,200 volunteer shifts for the 2019 Larry H. Miller Tour of Utah, scheduled from Aug. 12-18. A variety of positions are being offered by Local Organizing Committees (LOC) that are hosting stage starts and finishes at this summer’s international cycling event. Volunteer applications are being accepted online.
America First Credit Union Fan Favorite Series Begins June 20
May 20, 2019
SALT LAKE CITY – Fans of the Larry H. Miller Tour of Utah can select designs for limited-edition merchandise that will commemorate the 15th anniversary of the event. The America First Credit Union Fan Favorite contest launches on May 20-30 with voting for a Fan Favorite Jersey, followed by categories for this year’s podium cap and souvenir T-shirt. From the ballots cast for each category, one fan will be selected in a random drawing to receive a $100 Visa gift card, courtesy of America First Credit Union.
New Award Jerseys Show Off Features of State
May 16, 2019
SALT LAKE CITY - The six Tour of Utah award jerseys have been redesigned to recognize classification leaders and fan favorites during race week on Aug. 12-18. The updated designs showcase classic landscapes of the state of Utah from the Bonneville Salt Flats to Arches National Park. A distinct color is paired with the featured design to identify each unique jersey.
Super Fan’s Activity Book and Youth Bicycle Races
April 30, 2019
SALT LAKE CITY – Tips on exercise, nutrition, and vocabulary are illustrated through the sport of cycling in a new educational workbook for elementary-aged children this spring. This 20-page, full-color publication, The Super Fan’s Guide and Activity Book, is a collaborative effort by organizers of the Larry H. Miller Tour of Utah and event partner University of Utah Health. A total of 40,000 workbooks have been printed in time for the final month of school across Utah, and in recognition of National Bike Month in May.
14 Pro Cycling Teams Accept Early Invitations
April 18, 2019
SALT LAKE CITY – Fourteen of the world’s best international and domestic men’s professional cycling teams have accepted invitations to compete at the 2019 Larry H. Miller Tour of Utah on Aug. 12-18. Two teams racing the Tour of Utah for the first time are from the UCI Pro Continental ranks with Manzana Postobon (Colombia) and Neri Sottoli-Selle Italia-KTM (Italy). Four of these teams will be competing in May at the Giro d’Italia - EF Education Pro Cycling and Trek-Segafredo will participate as UCI WorldTour teams; Israel Cycling Academy and NIPPO-Vini Fantini-Faizanè received wild card entries for the event.
The Ultimate Challenge Returns Aug. 17
April 2, 2018
SALT LAKE CITY – 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, returns for a 10th year on Saturday, Aug. 17. For the first time, both the start and the finish will take place at Canyons Village at Park City Mountain.
Nine Host Venues Selected for 2019
January 9, 2019
SALT LAKE CITY – Nine host venues across the northern mountains and valleys of Utah will comprise the 15th edition of the Larry H. Miller Tour of Utah, the men’s professional cycling stage race. The Tour of Utah will feature seven days of racing from Monday, Aug. 12 to Sunday, Aug. 18. Four ski resorts will host the Tour of Utah, starting the week-long festivities with an opening Prologue at Snowbird Resort. The final weekend of racing will culminate in two areas of Park City, including a start-finish combination on the penultimate day at Canyons Village at Park City Mountain.
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