Aspen USA Pro Challenge volunteers to get terror training — Aspen Times
Volunteers for the race-opening events surrounding the USA Pro Challenge in Aspen, Colorado, will undergo anti-terrorism training this week, according to a report from the Aspen Times. The training will include instructions on recognizing suspicious packages and channels for reporting suspicious activity.
“It’s kind of stemming, obviously, from the Boston Marathon events,” Blair Weyer, public information officer for the Aspen Police Department, told the Times.
The Center for Empowered Living and Learning, based in Denver, will provide the training.
As reported by VeloNews in May, the Amgen Tour of California increased its security measures in the wake of the Boston bombing.
The USA Pro Challenge starts Monday, August 19 with the stage 1 circuit race between Aspen and Snowmass.