Tucson Bicycle Classic Announces Exciting Stage Changes for 2024 Event
February 6, 2024
3 day stage race in sunny Tucson, AZ celebrates its 36th year
Tucson, AZ – February 6, 2024 /ENDURANCE SPORTSWIRE/ – The Tucson Bicycle Classic, the Town of Marana and the Town of Oro Valley, is thrilled to unveil exciting changes to the race stages for the upcoming 2024 edition. The race, scheduled to take place from February 23 to 25, promises to be an extraordinary showcase of northern Pima County’s outstanding cycling terrain.
New Stage Locations:
1. Stage 1 – February 23rd: Marana Time Trial. The Tucson Bicycle Classic will kick off its first stage in the scenic Town of Marana with an individual time trial event. Cyclists and spectators alike can expect a thrilling start to the race against the backdrop of Marana’s picturesque landscapes as competitors race against the clock.
2. Stage 2 – February 24th – Sahuarita Road Race. Building on the success of previous years, the second stage will once again be venued in the Town of Sahuarita and Green Valley. This road race stage will test the cyclists’ skills and determination while highlighting the superb cycling opportunities available in the region.
3. Stage 3 – February 25th – Oro Valley Circuit Race p/b Rutledge Dental. The grand finale of the Tucson Bike Classic will return to the Town of Oro Valley, offering participants and fans a spectacular conclusion to the event with a fast and technical circuit race around Naranja Park. Oro Valley’s scenic beauty and challenging racecourse will undoubtedly provide a fitting end to this classic stage race.
The strategic decision to shift stages to Marana and Oro Valley is a result of collaborative efforts between the two towns and the Tucson Bicycle Classic organizers. Countless hours have been dedicated behind the scenes to ensure a seamless transition and enhance the overall experience for racers and spectators alike.
This move aims to underscore the exceptional cycling opportunities that northern Pima County has to offer, reinforcing the region’s status as a premier destination for cyclists – whether they race or ride bikes for fun or fitness
Save the Dates:
Mark your calendars for February 23-25, 2024, as the Tucson Bicycle Classic brings together top-notch cyclists, breathtaking scenery, and an unparalleled racing experience. Join us in celebrating the spirit of competition and community as we weave through the captivating landscapes of Marana, Sahuarita, and Oro Valley.
Stay tuned for further updates and detailed route information as the Tucson Bicycle Classic gears up for an unforgettable cycling extravaganza in northern Pima County.
For media inquiries, please contact:
Media Contact: Bekah Collins
Good News Communications
About Tucson Bicycle Classic:
The Tucson Bicycle Classic Stage Race, sanctioned by USA Cycling, started in 1986 and is a timed stage race for categories of racers based on age and skill. Tucson’s “mini” Tour de France, this 3-day Stage Race features 600+ racers from 34 States in the US, 6 Canadian Provinces and Mexico. Categories include juniors, masters, entry levels, and professional teams. The TBC is proud to offer equal prize purses and race distances for men and women. For more information visit:
About the Town of Marana:
Marana is the fastest growing community in Southern Arizona and encompasses more than 120 square miles in Pima County, Arizona. The Tucson Bicycle Classic Marana Time Trial is sponsored by the town’s Destination Marketing Organization, Discover Marana. The Discover Marana team works to promote and enhance the tourism industry in our beautifully diverse community. You’ll find outdoor adventure, shopping, dining and more in Marana, Arizona where we are close to everything, far from ordinary.
Media Contact: Stefanie Boe
Tourism and Marketing Manager
Town of Marana Economic Development & Tourism Office
Cell: (520) 279-4564
About the Town of Oro Valley:
Oro Valley is located in the beautiful Sonoran Desert, about three miles north of the Tucson city limits. Nestled between the Catalina and Tortolita mountain ranges, this 35-square-mile town is surrounded by dramatic views and wide-open spaces. Oro Valley sits at an elevation of 2,620 feet and enjoys one of the sunniest, most comfortable climates in the country. Year-round temperatures average highs of 83 and lows of 54 degrees. With a variety of quality housing options and status as the safest community in Arizona, the quality of life in Oro Valley is second to none.
Media Contact: Jeffery Hidalgo
Public Information Officer
Cell: (520) 549-9953
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