Workfront to Join as Cornerstone Sponsor for Tour of Utah Cycling Event

by Shelbi Gomez
, 2 min read

SILICON SLOPES, UT —June 21, 2017 — Workfront®, the leading provider of cloud-based Enterprise Work Management solutions, today announced the company has signed an agreement to be a cornerstone sponsor of the Larry H. Miller Tour of Utah. The Tour of Utah will take place July 31-August 6, 2017, starting in Logan and finishing in Salt Lake City.  Workfront will serve as the title sponsor for Stage 4 of the race, which will be held in South Jordan, Utah on Thursday, August 3. The Tour of Utah is expected to attract over 400,000 spectators and will include 25+ hours of national TV coverage.

The Tour of Utah is a seven-day, internationally sanctioned cycling race along the scenic byways of Utah and is referred to as “America’s Toughest Stage Race.” Now in its 13th year, the Tour features 16 of the top men’s professional cycling teams expected to bring 120 athletes from more than 20 countries. The 2017 Tour of Utah will cover 600 miles of racing and 36,525 feet of climbing.

“We are a global company; however, we feel a distinct responsibility to show support in our home-state,” said Alex Shootman, CEO of Workfront. “It isn’t very often that we get the chance to show off the beauty of our state on a national level. But more importantly, it gives us the opportunity to be involved in a very special way in our community, all while providing an exciting opportunity for our customers and employees to be a part of this great annual event.”

The Workfront sponsored Stage 4 covers new territory across 125 miles in Salt Lake, Tooele and Utah counties on Aug. 3. Additionally, Workfront will host guests who will participate in a private corporate time trial event and a private VIP bicycle ride.

Stage 4 begins with the inaugural start line in South Jordan. The Stage features 4,000 feet of elevation gain, which should bring a Wild West finish back into South Jordan. There will be two finishing circuits of three miles each around South Jordan City Park. The company will provide a live broadcast of the race at its booth by the finish line.

Workfront is a dynamic, fast growing enterprise work management company with great opportunities, top-ranked benefits, and an employee-focused company culture. Workfront attracts the brightest minds in the industry: passionate people who work hard who value cooperation and creativity. This has allowed the company to be named one of Utah’s Best Companies to Work for three years in a row and ranked in Utah Business Magazine’s Fast 50 seven years running. To find out how to join the Workfront team, visit www.workfront.com/careers.

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About Workfront

Workfront is a cloud-based Enterprise Work Management solution that helps marketing, IT, and other enterprise teams conquer the chaos of excessive email, redundant status meetings, and disconnected tools. Unlike other tools, Workfront is a centralized, easy-to-adopt solution for managing and collaborating on all types of work through the entire work lifecycle, which improves team productivity and executive visibility. Workfront is trusted by thousands of global enterprises, like Cars.com, Cisco Systems, Comcast, iProspect, Schneider Electric and Trek. To learn more, visit www.workfront.com or follow us on Twitter @Workfront_Inc.

About the Larry H. Miller Tour of Utah

The Larry H. Miller Tour of Utah, referred to as "America's Toughest Stage RaceTM," is a week-long, professional cycling stage race for the best men’s teams in the world. The 2017 event will be held July 31-Aug. 6. Now in its 13th year, the event was elevated in 2015 as a 2.HC-rated UCI stage race, making it one of the premier events in North America. The 2017 Tour of Utah includes 10 host venues across the state and spans 600 miles of racing and 36,525 feet of climbing. The Tour of Utah is owned by Larry H. Miller Sports & Entertainment. More information about the Tour of Utah, host venues and professional teams can be found by visiting www.tourofutah.com, as well as social channels Facebook (tourofutah), Instagram (thetourofutah) and YouTube (tourofutah).

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