Several major races have confirmed their commitment on adhering scheduled launches. This would be due to the acquisition of major sponsors that would help making the races a reality.
The Tour of Utah, is one of them. They have recently shared Monday that a new title sponsor will be joining them. Zions Bank is proud to back the Tour, together with all the 2009 sponsors of the race.
The event shall have a prologue and five stages. The final stage, deemed to be the most difficult one, will finish at the Park City to Snowbird Ski and Summer Resort.
The remaining stages would be the Heiden Davidson Orthopedics criterium in downtown Park City, the XANGO Thanksgiving Point to top of Mt. Nebo road race, the University of Utah Health Care Ogden to Research Park road race and a team time trial at Miller Motorsports Park. The detailed race route will be announced once it is finalized.
The Tour of Utah will be on August 17 to 22. There will also be a non-competitive ride for bicycle lovers the Saturday before the race. It’s called “The Ultimate Challenge”. Details on this ride will soon follow.