The Tour of Utah is hosting 3 viewing parties for stage 16 of the Tour de France in Salt Lake City, Lehi, and Ogden on July 18 from 6:30 am to 9:30 am. Stage 16 promises to be one of the best of this year’s Tour.
Megaplex Theatres in Lehi, Ogden and Salt Lake City to Show
LIVE Broadcast Tour de France Stage 16;
When: Wednesday, July 18, 2012 *6:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. MT; (doors open 6 a.m.)
Where: Salt Lake City – Megaplex 12 at The Gateway
165 South Rio Grande Street, Salt Lake City (use Summer Parking for free
Lehi – Megaplex Thanksgiving Point
2929 N. Thanksgiving Way, Lehi
Ogden – Megaplex at The Junction
2351 Kiesel Ave, Ogden
Cost: Free admission and complimentary parking. Free breakfast provided from Corner Bakery at The Gateway location.
What: Prenez part aux plus belles fêtes matinales! See the ever-popular Tour de France cycling race LIVE on the big screen. Stage 16 will feature a 122-mile road race from Pau to Bagneres de Luchon in the Pyrénées. Epic climbs include the Tourmalet, the Aubisque, the Aspin and the Peyresourde.
Prizes: Throughout the morning, prizes will be given away to cycling fans at each theatre, courtesy of the Larry H. Miller Tour of Utah. One winner will be selected from all three viewing parties for a NeilPryde Alize bike, valued at $4,200!
Why: This event is being hosted by organizers of the Larry H. Miller Tour of Utah to promote the sport of cycling. Seven professional teams competing at the Tour de France will race at the Tour of Utah, August 7-12 – BMC Racing Team, Garmin-Sharp-Barracuda, Liquigas-Cannondale, Omega Pharma-Quickstep, Rabobank Cycling Team, Team Argos-Shimanoand RadioShack-Nissan-Trek.
Tour of Utah: The Larry H. Miller Tour of Utah will begin three weeks after the Tour de France Viewing Parties. The Tour of Utah is a six-day, professional cycling stage race covering 545 miles of racing through some of Utah’s most beautiful and challenging terrain. Now in its eighth year, the 2012 Tour of Utah is a UCI 2.1-sanctioned stage race for the best pro cyclists in the world. Known as “America’s Toughest Stage RaceTM”, the Tour of Utah will be the first major UCI stage race in North America following the Tour de France. The title sponsor is the Larry H. Miller Group of Companies. More information is available online at www.tourofutah.com/experience/calendar/tour-de-france-viewing-party.