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This Sunday, May 15th, the Amgen Tour of California will pass through IB with Globally Televised Sprint down Seacoast Drive

May 12, 2016 08:32PM ● Published by Paul Spear

This Sunday, May 15th, the Amgen Tour of California will pass through IB with Globally Televised Sprint down Seacoast Drive. 

Stage 1 - San Diego Overall Start
Stage Presented ByBreakaway From Heart Disease

2016 Stage 1

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May 15, 2016 - Overall Stage Start

The first day of racing will begin and end in first-time host city San Diego, the birthplace of California and the state's second largest city. A natural fit for the nation's premier cycling race, San Diego features a vibrant beach-oriented community whose residents are passionate about living a healthy lifestyle.

The peloton will depart Mission Bay traveling through Balboa Park before heading south toward downtown and the harbor with views of the historic Gaslamp District and Coronado Bridge.

The race's first Visit California Sprint will take place in bike-friendly Imperial Beach before heading east toward the rolling hills of East County. With only one Lexus King of the Mountain point on Honey Springs Road, fans can expect a fast finish as the riders race west back to the coast.

Come See the Action!

Start:

Finish:

 
May 15th is the First Stage of the Race which starts in San Diego and will finish with Stage 8 in Sacramento on May 22nd. This is the first time that San Diego, California's second largest city will play host to the Amgen Tour of California.

Quoting the web page for the race, they released the following information:

The peloton will depart Mission Bay traveling through Balboa Park before heading south toward downtown and the harbor with views of the historic Gaslamp District and Coronado Bridge.

The race's first Visit California Sprint will take place in bike-friendly Imperial Beach before heading east toward the rolling hills of East County. With only one Lexus King of the Mountain point on Honey Springs Road, fans can expect a fast finish as the riders race west back to the coast.

This and more can be found at: Amgen tour of California - Stage 1

ROUTE DETAILS

Day: Sunday, May 15, 2016
Overall Stage Start: San Diego at 11:30 AM
Stage Finish: San Diego at 3:40 PM*
Miles: 106 mi
Kilometers: 170.5 km
Elevation Gain: 6,700 ft

 






Stage 1 - San Diego Overall Start
Stage Presented ByBreakaway From Heart Disease

2016 Stage 1

VIP Offers for All Stages

Experience the tour like never before. Learn more about our VIP Offers.

May 15, 2016 - Overall Stage Start

The first day of racing will begin and end in first-time host city San Diego, the birthplace of California and the state's second largest city. A natural fit for the nation's premier cycling race, San Diego features a vibrant beach-oriented community whose residents are passionate about living a healthy lifestyle.

The peloton will depart Mission Bay traveling through Balboa Park before heading south toward downtown and the harbor with views of the historic Gaslamp District and Coronado Bridge.

The race's first Visit California Sprint will take place in bike-friendly Imperial Beach before heading east toward the rolling hills of East County. With only one Lexus King of the Mountain point on Honey Springs Road, fans can expect a fast finish as the riders race west back to the coast.

Come See the Action!

Start:

Finish:

 

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