Final stage of 2014 USA Pro Challenge will take riders through Boulder, then Golden, then Denver

Part of the 2014 USA Pro Challenge will take riders through iconic parts of Colorado, including Boulder, Golden and Denver.

Fans helped shape the route of Stage 7 of the professional cycling race.

Riders will go from Boulder through Golden, climb over Lookout Mountain, and finish with three circuits around Downtown Denver, race officials said.

The final stage of the race will finish with three laps around the State’s Capitol, which has served as the finish location every year of the race.

The race takes place Aug. 18-24.

The host cities and stages of the 2014 USA Pro Challenge include:

-- Stage 1: Monday, Aug. 18 – Aspen and Snowmass Village Circuit Race
-- Stage 2: Tuesday, Aug. 19 – Aspen to Mt. Crested Butte
-- Stage 3: Wednesday, Aug. 20 – Gunnison to Monarch Mountain (mountaintop finish)
-- Stage 4: Thursday, Aug. 21 – Colorado Springs Circuit Race
-- Stage 5: Friday, Aug. 22 – Woodland Park to Breckenridge
-- Stage 6: Saturday, Aug. 23 – Vail Individual Time Trial
-- Stage 7: Sunday, Aug. 24 – Boulder to Denver

More information can be found online at www.USAProChallenge.com and on Twitter at @USAProChallenge.