TOUR OF UTAH AT CANYONS VILLAGE
FRIDAY, AUGUST 10TH – SATURDAY, AUGUST 11TH, 2018
The Larry H. Miller Tour of Utah (TOU), 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 2018 event will be held Aug. 6-12. Now in its 14th year, the event was elevated in 2015 as a 2.HC-rated UCI stage race, making it one of the premier events in North America. The 2017 Tour of Utah covered 605 miles of racing and 36,525 feet of climbing with Rob Britton of Rally Cycling winning the overall title. The Tour of Utah attracted a record attendance of 400,000 spectators and generated over $23 million in revenue for the state in 2017. The Tour of Utah is owned by Larry H. Miller Sports & Entertainment.
New this summer, Stage 5 of the Tour of Utah at Canyons Village at Park City Mountain on Saturday, August 11 and finish at Snowbird Resort. The Tour of Utah is a seven-day, world-class professional cycling race along the scenic byways of Utah and attracts worldwide attention as the top international cycling event that follows the Tour de France. Canyons Village will host the Tour of Utah‘s Ultimate Challenge Kick-Off Party and Meet & Greet on Friday, August 10. Stage 5 of the race will start the following morning. As part of Stage 5, the Tour of Utah also offers a mass participation Grand Fondo – the Ultimate Challenge. This unique opportunity allows participants to ride the exact Stage 5 route as the pros, with a 4-hour head start, as well as offering riders a great spot to watch the finishing sprints of Stage 5 at Snowbird Resort.
- 12:00pm – 8:00pm : Racer packet pickup in Canyons Village
- 6:00pm – 8:00pm : Free Party with a free concert, food and beverage and other activities
- 7:30am : Start of Ultimate Challenge
- 8:00am – 10:00am : Free kids’ activities: kids’ bike race, chalk art, face painting, “athlete alley”
- 10:00am : VIP Hospitality at The Farm Restaurant
- 11:30am : Start of Stage 5
- 6:00pm : Free Canyons Village concert w/ Aaron Lee Tasjan (Blues, Rock, Country, Americana)
Make it a Weekend: Stay with us and watch Stage 6 on Historic Main St. on Sunday, Aug. 12
More information about the Tour of Utah, host venues and professional teams can be found by visiting tourofutah.com, as well as social channels Facebook (tourofutah), Twitter (tourofutah), Instagram (thetourofutah) and YouTube (tourofutah).
Original blog post: Apex Blog: Tour of Utah Stage 5 Starts at Canyons Village