One of the most challenging stage races in North America.

Take part in one of the most challenging stage races in North America, April 19-23, 2017 in Silver City, New Mexico. You have the chance to race at the same time as the top professional men and women teams during the 31st edition of Tour of the Gila. The Pro Men and Women races are both part of the UCI America Tour and the USA Cycling Pro Road Tour in 2017. The Tour of the Gila is held under USAC permit.

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The races

UCI Men; UCI Women; Men 1,2; Men 3 and Master Men A:  The 5-day stage race consists of 3 Road Races, an Individual Time Trial and a Criterium. The overall General Classification winner will be the rider with the lowest overall time for all the stages.



The format is as follows:

Stage 1: Silver City to Mogollon Road Race

Stage 2: The Inner Loop Road Race

Stage 3: Tyrone Individual Time Trials

Stage 4: Downtown Silver City Criterium

Stage 5: Gila Monster Road Race

Men 4,5; Master Men B and Women 3,4: The 4-day stage race consists of 2 Road Races, an Individual Time Trial and a Criterium.  The overall General Classification winner will be the rider with the lowest time for all the stages.

The format is as follows:

Stage 1: The Inner Loop Road Race

Stage 2: Tyrone Individual Time Trials

Stage 3: Downtown Silver City Criterium

Stage 4: Gila Monster Road Race

 

Special Competition header

UCI Men: In addition to Individual Stage and General Classification prizes, there will be a Team General Classification competition. Teams must consist of 5 to 8 riders. No more than 8 riders per team. There will also be a Sprinter’s competition, a Climber’s competition and a U25 competition.

UCI Women: In addition to Individual Stage and General Classification prizes, there will be a Team General Classification competition. Teams must consist of 4 to 6 riders. No more than 6 riders per team. There will also be a Sprinter’s competition, a Climber’s competition and  a U26 competition.

Men 3/35+: Men 3 racers who are 35+ will be eligible for the Men 3 overall prizes and a separate General Classification prize

Master Men A 40+/45+/50+/55+: Racers in the Master Men A event who are 45+ will be eligible for the Master Men A overall prizes and a separate 45+ General Classification prize. Racers who are 50+ will be eligible for the Master Men A overall prizes, the 45+ prizes and a separate 50+ General Classification prize.  Racers who are 55+ will be eligible for the Master A overall prizes, the 45+ prizes, the 50+ prizes and a separate 55+ General Classification prize. 

Master Men B 40+/50+/60+: Racers in the Master Men B event who are 50+ will be eligible for the Master Men B overall prizes and a separate 50+ General Classification prize. Racers who are 60+ will be eligible for the Master Men B overall prizes, the 50+ prizes, and a separate 60+ General Classification prize.

Men 4,5 /35+: Men 4,5 racers who are 35+ will be eligible for the Men 4,5 overall prizes and a separate General Classification prize.

Women 3,4 35+/45+: Racers in the Women 3,4 event who are 35+ will be eligible for the Women 3,4 prizes and a separate 35+ General Classification prize.  Racers who are 45+ will be eligible for the Women 3,4 prizes, the 35+ prizes, and a separate 45+ General Classification prize.

 



Refunds
No refunds will be awarded after February 15, 2017.

 

Support

SHIMANO will provide neutral support for the UCI races and will be on hand at the Individual Time Trials and the Downtown Criterium. 

The amateur road races rely on wheel check-in. The Tour of the Gila has an excellent system to protect your wheels during the race.

Neutral hydration is provided in the feed zones of the road races. 
Shuttles are available for the Mogollon Road Race, and the Inner Loop Road races for the Women 3,4 and Men 4,5.

HOST HOUSING

Many families in the Silver City area generously open up their homes during the race.  If you are interested in the host housing program, you must have PAID REGISTRATION before your request is considered.  There is a non-refundable $10 fee per person to be placed on the housing list. Host housing fills quickly, so please make your reservation early.

For information, contact the Host Housing Director at hosthousing@tourofthegila.com

 

 


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