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Tucson Bicycle Classic Announces Exciting Stage Changes for 2024 Event

February 6, 2024

36th annual sunny three-day stage race in Tucson, Arizona

Tucson, Arizona – February 6, 2024 /ENDURANCE SPORTSWIRE/ – Tucson Bicycle Classic, Town of Marana and Town of Oro Valley are excited to announce exciting changes to the race stages for the upcoming 2024 competition. The race, scheduled for Feb. 23-25, is expected to be a special show of northern Pima County's excellent cycling terrain.

New stage location:

1. Stage 1 – February 23: Marana Time Trial. The Tucson Bicycle Classic begins its first stage with an individual time trial event in the scenic town of Marana. Cyclists and spectators alike can look forward to a thrilling race start in a race against the clock against the picturesque backdrop of Marana.

2. Stage 2 – February 24thth – Sahuarita Road Race. Building on last year's success, the second stage will once again be held in the town of Sahuarita and Green Valley. This road race stage will test cyclists' skill and determination while highlighting the great cycling opportunities available in the region.

3. Stage 3 – February 25thth – Oro Valley Circuit Race p/b Rutledge Dental. The grand finale of the Tucson Bike Classic returns to the town of Oro Valley, providing participants and fans with a spectacular conclusion to the event with a fast and technical circuit race around Naranja Park. The beautiful scenery and challenging racetrack of the Oro Valley will definitely provide a fitting end to this classic stage race.

Collaborative efforts:

The strategic decision to move the stage to Marana and Oro Valley is the result of collaboration between the two towns and the Tucson Bicycle Classic organizers. Countless hours have been spent behind the scenes to ensure a seamless transition and improve the overall experience for racers and spectators.

This move highlights the excellent cycling opportunities that northern Pima County offers and strengthens the region's position as a premier destination for cyclists, whether racing or riding for hobby or fitness purposes. The purpose is

Save date:

The Tucson Bicycle Classic brings together top cyclists, breathtaking scenery and an unparalleled racing experience. Celebrate the spirit of competition and community as you weave through the enchanting landscapes of Marana, Sahuarita, and Oro Valley.

Stay tuned for updates and detailed route information as the Tucson Bicycle Classic prepares for an unforgettable biking extravaganza in northern Pima County.

For media inquiries, please contact us below.

Media Contact: Bekah Collins

vice president

good news communication

Mobile phone 520-481-1184

bekah@goodnewscommunications.com

About Tucson Bicycle Classic:

The USA Cycling-sanctioned Tucson Bicycle Classic Stage Race began in 1986 and is a timed stage race with racers in categories based on age and skill. Tucson's “mini” Tour de France, his three-day stage race attracts his more than 600 racers from 34 U.S. states, six Canadian states, and Mexico. Categories include Junior, Master, Entry Level, and Pro Team. TBC is proud to offer equal prize money and race distances for men and women. For more information, please visit:

www.tucsonbicycleclassic.com

About the town of Marana:

Marana is the fastest growing community in Southern Arizona, occupying more than 120 square miles in Pima County, Arizona. The Tucson Bicycle Classic Marana Time Trial is sponsored by Discover Marana, the town's destination marketing organization. The Discover Marana team is dedicated to promoting and strengthening the tourism industry in our beautiful and diverse community. Outdoor adventure, shopping, dining, and more are all nearby in Marana, Arizona.

Media Contact: Stephanie Bo

Tourism and Marketing Manager

City of Marana Economic Development and Tourism Department

Mobile: (520) 279-4564

sboe@maranaaz.gov

About the town of Oro Valley:

Oro Valley is located in the beautiful Sonoran Desert approximately five miles north of the Tucson city limits. Nestled between the Catalina and Tortolita Mountains, this 35-square-mile town is surrounded by dramatic scenery and wide open spaces. Oro Valley is located at an altitude of 8,600 feet and enjoys one of the sunniest and most pleasant climates in the country. The average annual temperature is a high of 83 degrees and a low of 54 degrees. With a variety of quality housing options and our status as Arizona's safest community, Oro Valley's quality of life is second to none.

Media Contact: Jeffrey Hidalgo

public relations person

Mobile: (520) 549-9953

jhidalgo@orovalleyaz.gov

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