2024 L’Étape Las Vegas Returns with Courses through Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area

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Closed race courses will be featured in 75, 45 and 25-mile routes for amateur cyclists.

LAS VEGAS, Nevada (March 7, 2024) — L’Étape Las Vegas by Tour de France will return to the Sports and Entertainment Capital of the World on Sunday, May 5, 2024. This closed race course event will start and finish near the Las Vegas Ballpark, with all distances highlighted by a section of racing on the 13-mile Scenic Loop Drive through the Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area.

After its debut last year, L’Étape Las Vegas by Tour de France is back under new management, with support from both the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority and Las Vegas Events. L’Étape Las Vegas is once again part of an international cycling series known as L’Étape by Tour de France and provides amateur cyclists the opportunity totruly live the Tour de France experience where they will race like professional cyclists.

Photo courtesy L’Étape Las Vegas

There will be three course options in 2024 for novice level riders to advanced cycling enthusiasts. The L’Étape Las Vegas 75-mile event is the ultimate cycling challenge, with the route based on a similar format to a genuine Tour de France stage. For those who wish to immerse themselves in the atmosphere and experience of L’Étape Las Vegas by Tour de France without the added pressure of the tougher climbs and distance, the 45-mile and the 25-mile rides provide the perfect option for all ability levels.

Whether you wear the yellow, green, polka-dot or white jersey of the Tour de France, this will be an unforgettable experience for cyclists and cycling enthusiasts.

“Tour de France is a world-renowned global brand, and we are honored that Las Vegas is once again included in its international cycling series,” said LVCVA President/CEO Steve Hill. “Las Vegas has a long history of hosting amateur sporting events, and we are excited for these athletes to set new personal records as they ride throughsome of the country’s most magnificent landscapes.”

Photo courtesy L’Étape Las Vegas

One of the enhancements made in 2024, is the new start & finish location from the Las Vegas Ballpark in Summerlin. The course will then head west into the famous Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area and include some smaller climbs and inclines on a fully closed cycling course.

“Las Vegas provides a unique backdrop for special events, and L’Étape Las Vegas is another outstanding addition to our annual event roster,” said Las Vegas Events President Tim Keener. “All ability levels of cyclists will be able to test their skills on our closed race courses, with the start and finish line right in the heart of Downtown Summerlin at Las Vegas Ballpark. We look forward to welcoming the cyclists from across the globe in May, where they can expect Las Vegas hospitality and an average temperature of 84 degrees.”

The first 500 new registrants will receive a custom L’Étape Las Vegas Cycling Jersey.

For more information including the race routes and other FAQs, visit the official site.

2024 Event Details: 

May 5, 2024 — L’tape Las Vegas, Las Vegas, NV, Gives amateur cyclists the legendary Tour de France experience in the legendary city of Las Vegas! Cyclists, from seasoned veterans to beginners, can compete for an authentic Yellow Jersey; 75-miles, elevation +6,464 ft, 45-miles, elevation +3,035 ft, 25-miles, elevation + 2,260 ft, 10-miles Family Ride, Kids Race, Las Vegas Events, 702-260-8605, [email protected], lasvegas.letapebytourdefrance.com

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