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2019 Amgen Tour of California Coming to Rancho Cordova

Post Date:12/05/2018 11:59 AM
You read that right. The City of Rancho Cordova and Rancho Cordova Travel & Tourism are beyond excited to announce that Rancho Cordova will be a host City for the 2019 Amgen Tour of California! On May 13, 2019, the City will be welcoming the only event on the top-level World Tour in the United States to Rancho Cordova for the first time as part of the tour across the state.

“The City of Rancho Cordova is extremely excited to host the Stage 2 Start of the Amgen Tour of California,” said Rancho Cordova City Manager Cyrus Abhar. “This race will bring an international team of elite cyclists to a city that is international in its diversity. We are thrilled to be a Host City because it speaks to our culture of fun, our desire to partner with like-minded organizations, and our love for the international. We look forward to making this event truly unforgettable.”

The City of Rancho Cordova is a vibrant community that values diversity, partnerships and fun. Rancho Cordova is a bronze-level bicycle city due to our connected neighborhoods, business parks, 16 miles of pedestrian and bike paths, and beautiful six miles of American River Parkway trails. The City’s more than 100 restaurants, Barrel District, variety of entertainment options, and 16 lodging properties provide the ideal basecamp for the Stage 2 Start.

The 2019 Amgen Tour of California is a Tour de France-style cycling road race created and presented by AEG. Rancho Cordova will be one of 13 Host Cities selected for the 14th edition of America’s premier professional cycling stage race set for May 12-18, 2019. Throughout seven stages over seven days, the world’s elite cyclists will contest more than 750 miles of roadways, highways and coastlines from Sacramento to Pasadena.

Stay tuned to the City of Rancho Cordova’s social media channels for more information regarding the 2019 Amgen Tour of California. Connect with the City by visiting www.cityofranchocordova.org.
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