19th annual Tour de Murrieta takes to the streets

Cyclists compete in the annual Tour de Murrieta in downtown Murrieta, April 6. Valley News/Shane Gibson photo 
Hundreds of cyclists sped through historic downtown Murrieta on April 6 and 7 during the city’s 19th Annual Tour de Murrieta, an event recognized as one of California’s most prestigious races and an official USA Cycling sanctioned event.This year’s Tour de Murrieta featured Saturday’s Grand Prix race on a one-mile, lightning-fast course that led cyclists through historic downtown as they battled for position on Sunday’s challenging Circuit race.Saturday’s event also featured an exposition area, food and beverages, music, and the always popular kids’ race.On Sunday racers took to the streets for the Circuit race featuring a rolling 4-mile course with 8 sharp turns.Free neutral race
Subscribe or log in to read the rest of this content.