Tour of Utah Races through the Heber Valley
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Tour of Utah competitors Gary and Larene Peirce of Midway.
Tour of Utah competitors Gary and Larene Peirce of Midway.
The Tour of Utah bicycle race came through the Heber Valley Saturday in the 6th stage of the race. The 7 stage race began on Monday, July 31 in Logan and ended on Sunday, August 6 in Salt Lake City.

According to the Tour of Utah website:

“The Larry H. Miller Tour of Utah is a 2.HC-rated UCI stage race, making it one of the top professional cycling events in North America. Showcasing some of the world’s most prestigious teams and cyclists for seven days in August, this event now attracts worldwide attention as the top international cycling event that follows the Tour de France. Nearly a decade since its opening circuit, the Tour of Utah, today, stands shoulder to shoulder with the most prestigious professional bicycle stage race events as our answer to the greatest cycling challenges the world has to offer.”

The overall winner was Robert Britton of Rally Cycling. He won stages 3, 5, 6 and 7.

Stage 1: Logan at 132 miles. Stage 2: Brigham City at 94 miles. Stage 3 Big Cottonwood Canyon at 5 miles. Stage 4: South Jordan at 123 miles. Stage 5: Layton to Bountiful at 115 miles. Stage 6 Heber Valley to Snowbird at 61 miles. Stage 7 Salt Lake City at 73 miles.
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