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USA Pro Challenge Professional Cycling Race Introduces the  Lifeblood 5K Run Benefiting The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society

Denver (May 21, 2014) – Fans will have a new way to become a part of the USA Pro Challenge this year, as the professional cycling stage race continues to grow with the introduction of the Lifeblood 5K benefiting The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS). Scheduled on the final day of the USA Pro Challenge, and utilizing part of the race course, the 5K will hit the streets of Downtown Denver on Sunday, Aug. 24, 2014. “We had the opportunity to create an event with The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society that will really make a difference in our community,” said Shawn Hunter, CEO of the USA Pro…

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Pro Challenge Experience presented by UnitedHealthcare Gives Fans the Opportunity  to Get in on the Excitement of the Race like Never Before

Pro Challenge Experience presented by UnitedHealthcare Gives Fans the Opportunity  to Get in on the Excitement of the Race like Never Before Professional Cycling Race Brings Back Mass-Participation Ride in Days Leading Up to World-Class Event Denver (May 8, 2014) – After seeing huge success in its first year, the Pro Challenge Experience presented by UnitedHealthcare, a mass participation bike ride taking place in Fort Collins, Colo., will return Sunday, Aug. 10, just eight days before the start of the USA Pro Challenge professional race. Open to all ages, the event gives recreational…

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Ain’t No Mountain High Enough for the 2014 USA Pro Challenge

Denver (May 6, 2014) – The 2014 USA Pro Challenge professional cycling stage race, taking place Aug. 18-24 in Colorado, will feature an exhilarating new route that will include the race’s first-ever mountaintop finish on storied Monarch Mountain. Taking riders to unprecedented elevations, higher than any of the Grand Tours (Tour de France, Giro d’Italia and Vuelta a España), the race will be a heart-pounding journey through the breathtaking Colorado Rockies. “We’ve set out to create the greatest professional cycling event in the U.S. with the USA Pro Challenge,” said Rick Schaden, owner of…

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USA PRO CHALLENGE HOSTS NATIONAL CONTEST  FOR FANS TO CREATE OFFICIAL COMMEMORATIVE POSTER

Professional Cycling Race Lets Artistic Fans Get in on the Action with Facebook Contest Ending on May 2 DENVER (March 20, 2014) – The 2014 USA Pro Challenge will again host a nationwide contest inviting artists to create a national event poster for the fourth annual race that will be seen throughout the world. All types of artists – professional, amateur, aspiring – are encouraged to let their creativity flow and submit their designs via the USA Pro Challenge Facebook page beginning Friday, March 21. Entries will be accepted until Friday, April 18, fans can then vote on their favorite poster…

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SIERRA NEVADA BREWING CO. HOPS ONBOARD  AS FOUNDING PARTNER FOR 2014 USA PRO CHALLENGE

SIERRA NEVADA BREWING CO. HOPS ONBOARD  AS FOUNDING PARTNER FOR 2014 USA PRO CHALLENGE  One of America’s First Craft Breweries Returns to America’s Most Difficult Professional Cycling Race    Denver (March 5, 2014) – Sierra Nevada Brewing Co., one of America’s premier craft breweries, is returning to the USA Pro Challenge as a founding partner for the 2014 professional cycling race. In a three-year agreement, Sierra Nevada will be the official beer partner of the world-class cycling race and will have a sizeable on-site presence in the finish festival beer…

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Final Stage of 2014 USA Pro Challenge will Take Riders Through  Iconic Parts of Colorado from Boulder through Golden to Denver

Fans Helped Shape Stage 7 of America’s Most Difficult Professional Cycling Race Denver (Dec. 18, 2013) – The fans have spoken, and Stage 7 of the 2014 USA Pro Challenge professional cycling race will take riders from Boulder through Golden and over Lookout Mountain, finishing with three circuits around Downtown Denver. Just more than a month after the announcement of the first six stages and hearing the opinion of fans as to where Stage 7 should travel, the final day’s route has been determined. “The 2014 USA Pro Challenge is going to be the most exciting year yet,” said Rick Schaden, owner…

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Host Cities Announced for 2014 USA Pro Challenge

Fans Can Help Choose the Final Stage of America’s Most Difficult Cycling Race Denver (Nov. 4, 2014) – After receiving interest from cities throughout the state, race officials have unveiled eight of the host cities that will serve as starts and finishes for the 2014 USA Pro Challenge, Aug. 18-24, 2014. Several new additions will mark a pinnacle year for the professional cycling race, including the first-ever mountaintop finish during Stage 3 on Monarch Mountain. And with stages one through six in the books, organizers are looking to fans to provide feedback on four different options for the…

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