by Diana Fulcher
on Wednesday, August 8th, 2018 at 12:16pm.
The annual elite cycling race, Tour of Utah, will return to Park City this year for the two final stages of the race. That means if you are in Park City this weekend you will be able to see world-class cyclists compete! The fifth leg of the race is on Saturday and will begin at Canyons Village area about 11:30am. The race will head to Old Ranch Road, then to the frontage road or Old Highway 40 to access SR 248 where they will head up to the Woodland and Kamas areas. They will return to Park City via Browns Canyon past the Park City High School and then go up Guardmans Pass between 1:45pm and 3:00pm. They will end the race at Snowbird.
The final leg of race Stage 6 takes place Sunday and will start and end on Main Street in Park City. Main Street will be closed to automobiles starting at 4am Sunday from Heber Ave to Swede Alley (so the lower part of Main Street). The race will begin at 12:15pm, areas of Deer Valley Drive, Kearns, and Prospector will be closed for shorts periods of times following the start. They then head out of Park City until they return via Marsac Avenue sometime between 3:15-4pm. 10,000 to 15,000 spectators are expected at the finish line, there will be a big viewing screens along Main Street along with a beer garden on Upper Main Street. People are invited to decorate the final stretch of Main Street with chalk from 1:30pm to 3pm.
It is going to be an exciting two days in Park City! Just be prepared for some road closures and take public transport to Main Street. Go here for the full schedule: https://www.tourofutah.com/stages