SALT LAKE CITY (August 1, 2014) – KJZZ 14 Television will broadcast the Larry H. Miller Tour of Utah professional cycling stage race, beginning August 3 at 9 p.m. with a 30-minute preview and featuring live coverage of the final stage from Park City on August 10 at 2 p.m. KJZZ also will air daily recap shows from August 4-10 at 8 p.m. (all times MT).
KJZZ will have 9 ½ hours of Tour of Utah coverage with Steve Brown, Todd Gogulski and Craig Hummer providing race coverage as studio and race course announcers.
The Zone Sports Network will be providing Tour of Utah updates at :42 past the hour, starting at 10:42 a.m. and continuing through 6:42 p.m. on Aug. 4-8. Tony Parks will anchor the radio coverage heard on 1280 The Zone (KZNS-AM), 97.5 (KZNS-FM) and 960 (KOVO-AM).
KJZZ broadcasts on channel 14 over the air and for Dish and DirecTV subscribers and on Comcast channels 3 (SD) and 657 (HD). The station provides over-the-air coverage throughout Utah, southwestern Wyoming, southeastern Idaho, southern and eastern Nevada, southwestern Colorado and northern Arizona.
The Tour of Utah is televised nationally on FOX Sports Network with race finishes and award ceremonies from 2-4 p.m. on Aug. 4-9. Due to FSN coverage of Major League Baseball with its regional networks, cycling fans should check local listings to confirm air times.
All seven racing days will also be broadcast from start to finish using the global web and mobile platforms of Tour Tracker® powered by Adobe®. Tour Tracker will deliver access to comprehensive live coverage including broadcast video, race situation, real-time GPS location, speed, slope and elevation data, play-by-play text, photos, and results. Mobile applications are available for iPad, iPhone and Android devices. A link for the free mobile app is available at www.tourofutah.com/race/live-coverage.
The Larry H. Miller Tour of Utah, referred to as “America’s Toughest Stage RaceTM,” is a week-long, professional stage race for the best cycling teams in the world. Celebrating its 10th anniversary, the 2014 Tour of Utah has expanded to seven days of racing and community festivals. The 2014 Tour of Utah covers 753 miles of racing and more than 57,000 feet of climbing.
This is the fourth year the Tour of Utah will be sanctioned as a 2.1-rated stage race on the UCI America Tour, making it one of the premier events in North America. A total of 16 professional teams, including six from the Tour de France, are scheduled to compete in 2014, bringing 128 athletes from 26 countries. For more information visit www.tourofutah.com