Registration Open for Tour of Utah Summer of Cycling
February 4, 2020
Members to participate in four endurance bicycle events plus training, support, swag
Members to participate in four organized events plus training, support and swag
SALT LAKE CITY (February 4, 2020) – The Larry H. Miller Tour of Utah has begun registration for its Summer of Cycling community membership program that gives participants exclusive access and discounts to public rides, invitations to special events, custom gear, and training opportunities.
Now in its third year, the Summer of Cycling signature events include the Salt Lake City Marathon Bike Tour on April 18, Huntsman 140 on June 20, Cache Valley Gran Fondo on July 11 and the Ultimate Challenge presented by University of Utah Health on Aug. 8 during the Tour of Utah.
A Summer of Cycling membership fee of $50 will provide a 40 percent discount on entry fees for the four signature events and 20 percent off other events such as the Little Cottonwood Canyon Hill Climb, Salt Lake Century, Bike Utah XC MTB Series, East Canyon Echo Road Race/Fun Ride and St. George Century rides.
More details on the program and links to registration are available at www.tourofutah.com/summerofcycling.
“The Larry H. Miller Tour of Utah is actively engaging the cycling community with a program that encourages people at all levels to share their passion for this great sport,” said John Kimball, managing director of the Tour of Utah. “Membership in the Summer of Cycling is designed to provide the support, motivation and opportunities for recreational cyclists to have their best year of riding thanks to a partnership with these classic rides.”
The Summer of Cycling program begins April 16 with a Kick-Off Party at DNA Cycling. Participants will receive a Tour of Utah/Summer of Cycling T-shirt and hat. In an effort to connect cycling enthusiasts, they will also be invited to organized VIP rides, charity events and other group experiences.
The main event in the Summer of Cycling is the Ultimate Challenge, the non-competitive, gran fondo-style bicycle ride in conjunction with the Tour of Utah. The one-day cycling challenge allows participants to ride a similar route as the pros, as well as offering riders a great spot to watch the finishing sprints for Stage 6 of the Tour of Utah.
The 16th edition of the Tour of Utah will be held on Monday, Aug. 3 through Sunday, Aug. 9. Now recognized as the only multi-day race in North America on the UCI ProSeries, the Tour of Utah will start in Herriman City at the Zions Bank Real Academy and finish on historic Main Street in Park City. Additional host cities or venues are dōTERRA, Provo, Payson, Woodward Park City, Snowbird Resort, Ogden, Canyons Village at Park City Mountain Resort, and Park City.
About the Larry H. Miller Tour of Utah
The Larry H. Miller Tour of Utah, referred to as “America’s Toughest Stage RaceTM,” is a week-long, professional cycling stage race for the best men’s teams in the world. The 2020 event will be held Aug. 3-9. Last year the Tour covered 477 miles of racing and 37,882 feet of elevation gain. Now in its 16th year, the event was selected in 2019 to join the new men’s professional road cycling UCI ProSeries as the only multi-day event in North America. The Tour is also one of 17 events on the USA Cycling Pro Road Tour. The Tour of Utah is owned by Larry H. Miller Sports & Entertainment. More information about the Tour of Utah and host venues can be found by visiting www.tourofutah.com, as well as social channels Facebook (tourofutah), Twitter (tourofutah), Instagram (thetourofutah) and YouTube (tourofutah).
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