Twilight Criterium 2017

Dated: 06/20/2017

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June 20th, 2017

Treasure Valley kids will get the chance to hit the road with three-time Olympic gold medalist Kristin Armstrong as part of downtown Boise’s Twilight Criterium.

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On Saturday, July 15th, downtown Boise will close its streets to welcome hundreds of professional cyclists to make their way through the city in various competitions. But before the pros race, kids will get their opportunity to conquer the roads.

Registration begins on the day of the event at 12pm, with kids also being able to meet and get Armstrong’s autograph. Or, skip the lines and click here to register now! The ride itself is from 1:15pm to 1:45pm and participants will be grouped according to age groups:

  • 3-4 years old: bikes or ‘skuut’ pedal-less bikes

  • 5-6 years old

  • 7-8 years old

  • 9-10 years old

You must provide a helmet and a water bottle for your child to be able to ride.

The race begins in front of the state capitol and winds it way to 6th Street, through Bannock Street, before ending on 8th Street and Jefferson Street. You can view the map of the full race here.

The Twilight Expo will be situated in front of the capitol building and will open at 2pm.

The official races for the Twilight Criterium are from 2pm to 9:45pm. The GreenBike Celebrity Bike Ride at 6:30pm will see Boise’s famous and infamous citizens competing. Stick around to watch the professionals compete with the Women’s Pro 1/2 from 7pm to 8pm, and Men’s Pro/Cat 1 from 8:15pm to 9:45pm.

You can check out the entire race schedule here. You won’t want to miss this event!

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Janet Jameyson

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