Race Week Press Kit
Media Work Rooms, Parking, Special Events
August 9, 2018
Prologue Start List
August 6, 2018
Fact Sheet - 2018 Route Details
August 4, 2018
August 5, 2018
Fact Sheet - Team Chef and Meals Consultant
August 3, 2018
Fact Sheet - Fun Facts in the Peloton
August 3, 2018
Fact Sheet - Athletes in the Peloton
July 26, 2018
Race Week - Media Work Rooms
July 26, 2018
Feature - Where to Watch and Enjoy the Tour
July 21, 2018
American Kuss Conquers 2018 Larry H. Miller Tour of Utah
August 12, 2018
PARK CITY, UTAH (Aug. 12, 2018) – Young American Sepp Kuss of Team LottoNL-Jumbo successfully fended off all challengers to earn both the stage and overall title at the 2018 Larry H. Miller Tour of Utah on Sunday. A dominant Kuss accelerated away from all competitors on the slopes of Empire Pass, one of the hardest climbs in the world, to win Stage 6 presented by Utah Sports Commission in front of huge crowds undeterred by rain. Kuss covered the 78.3-mile course in 3 hours and nine minutes. Brent Bookwalter (USA) of BMC Racing Team outsprinted Jack Haig (AUS) of Mitchelton-Scott at the finish on Historic Main Street in Park City for second place on the stage. Ben Hermans (BEL) of Israel Cycling Academy was second overall on G.C. and Haig was third overall on G.C.
Queen Stage of Tour of Utah Dominated by Kuss
August 11, 2018
SNOWBIRD, UTAH – Overall race leader Sepp Kuss (USA) of Team LottoNL-Jumbo soloed to victory on Stage 5 presented by University of Utah Health at the Larry H. Miller Tour of Utah on Saturday. The 23-year old American continued to wear the Larry H. Miller Group of Companies Overall Leader jersey since his emphatic victory in Payson on Stage 2, extending his lead in the General Classification (G.C.). Ben Hermans (BEL) of Israel Cycling Academy finished second on the stage and surged from 11th place to second place, 1 minute and 21 seconds behind Kuss on G.C. Dombrowski and Carthy moved up to third and fourth place, respectively.
Belgian Philipsen Ignites Crowd with Stage 4 Photo Finish Win
August 10, 2018
SALT LAKE CITY – Jasper Philipsen (BEL) of Hagens Berman Axeon grabbed the line in a thrilling photo finish to win Stage 4 presented by Zions Bank at the Larry H. Miller Tour of Utah. In a fast and furious circuit race in downtown Salt Lake City, the 20-year-old Belgian claimed his first victory in the United States in a time of 2 hours and 35 seconds. In a hard-fought sprint, two-time Tour of Utah stage winner Travis McCabe (USA) of UnitedHealthcare Pro Cycling Team took second place,, and Trek-Segafredo's Kiel Reijnen (USA) was third.
American McCabe Rockets to Second Stage Win in Layton
August 9, 2018
LAYTON, UTAH – American Travis McCabe of UnitedHealthcare Pro Cycling Team turned on the afterburners in a thrilling bunch sprint on Thursday to win Stage 3 presented by America First Credit Union at the Larry H. Miller Tour of Utah. McCabe scored his second victory in three days, and his fourth career stage win in Utah, with a time of 4 hours, and four minutes.Jasper Philipsen (BEL) of Hagens Berman Axeon finished a close second. Colombian Edward Avila of Jelly Belly presented by Maxxis claimed his second third-place finish this week.
McCabe Conquers Cedar City Sprint for Stage 1 Win
August 7, 2018
CEDAR CITY, UTAH (Aug. 7, 2018) – American Travis McCabe of UnitedHealthcare Pro Cycling Team surged past the field in a chaotic sprint finish to win Stage 1 presented by America First Credit Union at the Larry H. Miller Tour of Utah on Tuesday. Traversing 101 miles for the second day of racing in the seven-day stage race, McCabe crossed the line in Cedar City in 4 hours and 17 minutes. A bike length separated McCabe from second-place Ulises Castillo (MEX) of Jelly Belly Cycling Team p/b Maxxis, and Edwin Avila (COL) of Israel Cycling Academy following in third.
BMC Racing Team Scorches Prologue in St. George
August 6, 2018
ST. GEORGE, UTAH – American Tejay van Garderen was the fastest man in St. George with a time of 6 minutes and 27 seconds, leading a BMC Racing Team sweep of the podium in Monday’s Prologue at the 2018 Larry H. Miller Tour of Utah. Reigning U.S. Pro Individual Time Trial champion Joe Rosskopf finished four seconds back in second place. Tom Bohli (SUI), who sat in the hot seat for most of the day, finished in third, six seconds off the pace.
FOX Sports Networks and Tour Tracker Live Coverage
August 2, 2018
SALT LAKE CITY - FOX Sports Networks will provide a total of 21 hours of national programming as the broadcast partner for the 2018 Larry H. Miller Tour of Utah. The Tour of Utah will offer live start-to-finish webcast coverage with Tour Tracker® powered by Adobe®, a free download available from the website. All coverage on FS2, FSN regional networks and Tour Tracker will be available in high definition.
Preliminary Rosters Announced for 14th Edition of Tour of Utah
July 26, 2018
SALT LAKE CITY – Two past Larry H. Miller Tour of Utah champions are among the star-studded field of 121 athletes representing 20 countries announced today on the preliminary rosters for the 17 men’s teams expected to compete in the 14th edition of “America’s Toughest Stage Race.” Starting Monday, Aug. 6, in St. George and finishing on Sunday, Aug. 12, in Park City, the internationally-sanctioned stage race boasts 31 riders with Grand Tour experience and 25 riders who have won national championships.
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.
546-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 546 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.
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