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Tour of Utah Coming to Soldier Hollow

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Jul 27, 2017
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Heber Valley will once again host 16 professional cycling teams, over 127 athletes and dozens of support staff and hundreds of spectators during the start of Stage 6 of the Tour of Utah on Saturday, August 5 at Soldier Hollow Resort.

The Tour of Utah brings in professional teams from all over the world to ride grueling routes all over northern Utah. On August 5, the racers will depart from the stadium of Solider Hollow at 1 pm. They will race towards Tate Lane, then turn south on Highway 113 traveling through Charleston. From Charleston, the riders will take Highway 189 around Deer Creek before connecting to the Alpine Loop then ultimately ending at Snowbird resort.

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With the Tour of Utah in town here are things you need to know to get the most out of it and what areas to avoid on Saturday, August 5.

  • The official start time is 1 pm so enjoy the fanfare and excitement of the start while enjoying music, bike related activities, food.
  • To see the start of the professional racers of Stage 6 arrive to the stadium by noon as the roads in and out of the arena will be closed nearing race time.
  • The Ultimate Challenges amateur race will start at 9:30 am, so arrive early to see both starts and use caution on all roads around Soldier Hollow.
  • Meet and greet the riders and teams to get pictures and autographs from your favorite riders of the Tour of Utah between 11 am and 1 pm.
  • Fans, spectators and travelers are warned to avoid the area from Soldier Hollow Resort to the Sundance turn off to between 1 pm and 2 pm.
  • Pick a spot along the race route to cheer for the teams as they zoom by.

For more information about the tour and other Stages around the state go to www.tourofutah.com.

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