Nitty Gritty Race Details

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Details of the 2019 Tour of the Gila
May 1 – May 5, 2019
Silver City, New Mexico

The 33rd year of the Tour of the Gila May 1-5, 2019 event, information is posted below. As more information is available, it will be posted.


The Silver City/Grant County area would like to extend our warmest welcome to all teams, racers and their family members, and officials. If you are new to the Tour of the Gila, we hope you will enjoy your first race here. We have tried to supply enough information in this race bible so that those who are unfamiliar with the courses will have some idea of what to expect. If you are among the many returning competitors then you already know about the challenges that await you. We also hope you know about the hospitality you may expect here. It is one of the reasons we get so many riders returning annually. Please pay respect to local residents, volunteers, corner marshals, technical support staff, etc…. They all donate their time to make this event happen. Don’t be afraid to thank them.


5 Days of Stage Races:

Wednesday through Sunday; May 1 to May 5, 2019, for the following categories:

  • UCI Men
  • UCI Women
  • Men 1,2
  • Men 3
  • Master Men A (40+ 1/2/3)

4 Days of Stage Races:
Thursday through Sunday; May 2 to May 5, 2019, for the following categories:

  • Men 4,5 
  • Master Men B (40+ 3/4/5)
  • Women 3,4,5

2 Days of Individual Races: Saturday & Sunday; May 4 to May 5, 2019, for the following category:

  • Citizens


5-day Racers:

  • UCI Men and UCI Women: Tuesday, April 30, 3 pm to 5 pm, Location Grant County Veterans Memorial Business and Convention Center, 3031 Highway 180 East in Silver City.
  • Men 1,2; Men 3 and Master Men A: Tuesday, April 30, noon to 5 pm, Location Grant County Veterans Memorial Business and Convention Center, 3031 Highway 180 East in Silver City.
  • Late packet pickup will be available on Wednesday morning, May 1st, from 7am until 9:30am at the start line of Gough Park.

4-day Racers:

  • Gila Hike & Bike, at 103 E. College Ave., Silver City, Wednesday, May 1, 5 pm to 9 pm
  • Start line at Buckhorn Saloon & Opera House in Pinos Altos, Thursday, May 2, 7 am to 7:30 am

Citizen Racers:

  • 6th & Bullard at The Hub, Saturday, May 4, 10:30 am to 12 pm

Files To Download 

Citizen’s Race Results from Sunday

Sunday Citizen Race Highlights and Recap Congrats to our Citizen Race riders: Carlos Alarcon, overall men's race champion, Jose Martinez-2nd and Wes Gaskill-3rd.  In the women's competition, Laura Larisch, overall champion, Dana Pape-2nd, [...]

2018 Tour of the Gila Stage 5

Summary Recap of UCI Men and UCI Women Stage 5 Britton captures second Tour of the Gila Victory, Mannion scores final stage UnitedHealthcare dominates final stage for second year running (Pinos Altos, NM) [...]

2018 Tour of the Gila Stage 4

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