Tour of Utah features women’s race for first time in event’s history

Posted at 5:20 PM, Aug 06, 2014
and last updated 2014-08-06 19:20:29-04

TOOELE, Utah – The Larry H. Miller Tour of Utah has been bringing bicycle racers from across the world to Utah for 10 years, and now the event is featuring a cycling event for elite and professional women.

The Tour of Utah is on day three of seven, and the Tour of Utah: Women’s Edition was held at Miller Motorsports Park in Tooele County Wednesday.

The race took place on a 2.2-mile section of the road course at the park, and the 15-lap circuit race is sanctioned by USA Cycling. The event was held at the same venue that will serve as the finish for stage 3 of the men’s race.

FOX 13 News’ Dave Nemeth spoke with participants and event organizers, see the video above for his report. Click here to visit the Tour of Utah's website.