Workfront to Join Tour as Cornerstone Sponsor
June 21, 2017
SILICON SLOPES, UT — Workfront®, the leading provider of cloud-based Enterprise Work Management solutions, today announced the company has signed an agreement to be a cornerstone sponsor of the Larry H. Miller Tour of Utah. Workfront will serve as the title sponsor for Stage 4 of the race, which will be held in South Jordan, Utah on Thursday, Aug. 3.
Six Award Jerseys Recognize Race Leaders and Favorites
June 5, 2017
SALT LAKE CITY – The race leader and standout athletes in the 120-plus field of riders at this year’s Larry H. Miller Tour of Utah will be easy for fans to recognize throughout the seven-day, cycling stage race. Six distinctive award jerseys will identify classification leaders and fan favorites during race week, July 31-Aug. 6. Five jerseys will be presented to riders based on results in race categories, and the America First Credit Union Fan Favorite jersey will be determined using online voting.
600-Mile Race Route Unveiled with Three Mountaintop Finishes
May 25, 2017
SALT LAKE CITY – The 13th edition of the Larry H. Miller Tour of Utah will feature 600 miles of racing and 36,525 feet of elevation gain for the seven-day, men’s professional stage race. Detailed maps and informational videos for each stage, held July 31-August 6, will be available on the official website, TourofUtah.com, and on social media channels. Three mountaintop finishes are part of “America’s Toughest Stage Race” in 2017, with one finish including an uphill individual time trial. The course will offer a total of eight Utah Office of Tourism King of the Mountain climbs and 11 Utah Sports Commission Sprint lines.
Voting Underway for America First Credit Union Fan Favorite Series
May 23, 2017
SALT LAKE CITY - Organizers of the Larry H. Miller Tour of Utah have teamed with America First Credit Union by asking cycling enthusiasts to make selections on preferred race merchandise and to recognize top stars of the peloton. The America First Credit Union Fan Favorite series provides online voting to select designs for a commemorative cycling jersey, hat, and T-shirt. Now in its fifth year, the interactive program launches this week with the America First Credit Union Fan Favorite Jersey category. From May 23-29, fans can vote for one of six cycling jersey designs. During race week, July 31-Aug. 6, fans will be invited to cast daily ballots at TourofUtah.com for past and present top-performing athletes in the weeklong professional cycling event.
Call for Volunteers Begins
May 15, 2017
SALT LAKE CITY – As many as 1,200 volunteer positions will be needed for the Larry H. Miller Tour of Utah. Applications for individuals and groups are being accepted by each Local Organizing Committee (LOC) which is hosting a stage start or a stage finish at this year’s event. The form is online in the Experience section.
Youth Activity Booklets Ready for Children
May 10, 2017
SALT LAKE CITY – Professional cyclists have joined forces with popular cartoon characters to promote healthy lifestyles for young fans of the Larry H. Miller Tour of Utah. The Sprint to the Finish Activity Booklet is a collaborative effort by organizers of the Tour of Utah and University of Utah Health, with a storyline using Mike and his friend Lucille from the popular Mike and The Bike children’s book series. Each of the 10 local organizing committees will receive a portion of the 45,000 copies to distribute to elementary schools in May, recognized as National Bike Month across the United States.
14 Pro Teams Confirmed
May 3, 2017
SALT LAKE CITY – Of the 16 prestigious men’s professional cycling teams competing in this summer’s Larry H. Miller Tour of Utah, 14 squads have been confirmed. Four of these teams will make their inaugural appearances at “America’s Toughest Stage Race” -- Amore & Vita-Selle SMP presented by Fondriest (Albania), Caja Rural-Seguros RGA (Spain), Cylance Cycling (USA), and Israel Cycling Academy (Israel). A total of six countries are represented in the invitation-only field for the 13th edition of the UCI 2.HC men’s stage race on July 31-Aug. 6.
Registration Opens for The Ultimate Challenge
April 21, 2017
SALT LAKE CITY – The Ultimate Challenge presented by University of Utah Health, a non-competitive, gran fondo-style bicycle ride, returns for an eighth year as part of the Larry H. Miller Tour of Utah. On Saturday, Aug. 5, hundreds of individual cyclists and amateur teams can experience the same demanding mountain course, from Soldier Hollow to Snowbird Resort, that is used for Stage 6 of the Tour of Utah. Early registration is available for individuals through June 1 for $125.
Host Venues Announced for 2017 Larry H. Miller Tour of Utah
January 11, 2017
SALT LAKE CITY - Organizers of the Larry H. Miller Tour of Utah announced today the dates and host venues for the 2017 edition of the week-long men’s professional cycling race known as “America’s Toughest Stage Race.” Scheduled for July 31-Aug. 6, the Tour of Utah will begin in Logan and conclude in Salt Lake City.
Jelly Belly’s Morton Conquers Empire Pass for Overall Title at 2016 Tour of Utah
August 7, 2016
PARK CITY - Australian Lachlan Morton of Jelly Belly presented by MAXXIS Cycling Team attacked on the Hors Categorie climb of Empire Pass to win Stage 7 presented by Utah Sports Commission and clinched the overall general classification victory at the seven-day 2016 Larry H. Miller Tour of Utah.
Talansky Wins “Queen Stage” for Overall Lead at Tour of Utah
August 6, 2016
SNOWBIRD - American Andrew Talansky of Cannondale-Drapac Pro Cycling made his move on the signature climb to Snowbird Ski and Summer Resort to win Stage 6 presented by University of Utah Health Care.
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