Winner of the time trial earlier the same morning, Julie Cutts (Velo Sports Group) put in a solo attack on the final lap to win the Downtown Chico Criterium, final stage of the Chico Stage Race. Shoshauna Laxson (Trek Red Truck) was second and Eileen Mazzochette (Metromint), third. Joanna Dahl (Metromint) won the overall with Emily Matheu (Pinnacle-Reactor) second and Cutts, third.
After finishing a close second on the first stage, Mike Friedman (Optum) outsprinted stage 1 winner James Laberge (Mike’s Bikes) to win the criterium. Laberge’s teammate Dana Williams was third. Will Routley led an Optum sweep of the GC podium with time trial winner Tom Zirbel second and Friedman, third.