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Tour of Colorado continues at Iron Horse

By:
Laura Weislo
Published:
May 22, 2008, 23:00,
Updated:
April 20, 2009, 20:32
Edition:
First Edition Cycling News, May 23, 2008

The 37th Iron Horse Bicycle Classic will run this Memorial Day Weekend, May 24-26th in Durango,...

The 37th Iron Horse Bicycle Classic will run this Memorial Day Weekend, May 24-26th in Durango, Colorado. The second of seven Tour of Colorado races, the Iron Horse Bicycle Classic features the Durango Coca-Cola Road Race from Durango to Silverton. This famous race has 5700 feet of climbing in just 47 miles.

The second race of the three-stage event will be the Morehart Subaru Criterium on Sunday in Historic downtown Durango, held on an eight-turn course. It is followed by the event's conclusion, the Alpine Banks East Animas Time Trial on Memorial Day.

Tour of Colorado points will be awarded to those riders who finish with Omnium points.

Phil Zajicek of Health Net leads the Tour of Colorado in Pro 1, 2 Men's category while Mara Abbott is the leader in the Women's category.

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