DURANGO, Colo. (AP) — Organizers of the USA Pro Challenge estimate that more than 1 million people will line Colorado roads this week to watch some of the world’s top cyclists.
The nearly 700-mile race started Monday morning in Durango. Cyclists are riding through Mancos and Dolores, over Lizard Head Pass and ending in Telluride.READ MORE: Boulder, Fox And Aggie Theaters Ask For Proof Of COVID Vaccine Or Negative COVID Test
The Durango Herald reports that it’s the biggest event the city has ever hosted. City manager Ron Le-Blanc encouraged people to show up along the route, make a lot of noise and wear a costume, if possible.READ MORE: Debris Flow Onto I-70 Was So Powerful, It Diverted The Flow Of The Colorado River
The race ends Sunday in Denver.MORE NEWS: Woman Dies After Fall From Via Ferrata In Telluride
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