August 13: Portland Twilight Criterium | Professional Bike Racing In Downtown Portland

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PROFESSIONAL BIKE RACING IN DOWNTOWN PORTLAND
The fastest and top ranked teams from across the nation are coming to compete for the area’s largest purse in the Portland Twilight Criterium, presented by Subaru. Watch as they race on Portland city streets in the heart of Downtown Portland.

FOR SPECTATORS

2010 SCHEDULE OF EVENTS
4:00pm Streets are closed except Everett St.
4:00 pm Activites open: Widmer Beer Garden, Handbuilt Bike Show, Food Carts
6:00pm Everett St. closes
6:15 pm Racers’ warm-up
6:30 pm Cat 3 race (all ages + genders, cat 2 women allowed) – 40 minutes
7:15 pm Racers’ warm-up
7:30 pm Professionals’, cat 1,2 Race (all ages + genders) – 60 minutes
9:00 pm Event and beer garden close

ACTIVITIES
Be sure to grab your race guide when you get to the events so you will have a complete guide to what is happening at the Portland Twilight Criterium presented by Subaru.  Race guides are located at the Info Booth on the south end of the park and at all of the exhibitor booths.

* Watch professional bicycle racing in downtown Portand
* Widmer Beer Garden and delicious Portland Food Carts
* Handbuilt Bike Show [ more info ]
* Free bike parking
* Cycling and fitness expo
* Over 15,000 spectators
* Music and race announcing so you can follow along with the race
* This race benefits the scholarship program of Camp Bike Fun. You can learn more about them at their booth or on their webiste.

WHAT YOU’LL SEE
Come watch the area’s fastest cyclists compete for the region’s biggest purse in the Portland Twilight Criterium presented by Subaru. The course surrounds the North Park Blocks of downtown Portland, creating an island oasis of 360-degree viewing, music, food and beverage. There are several places where you can get close enough to feel the wind from the racers. Each lap is one-half mile long which takes the racers just over one minute to complete. The event is free to attend and great for families. Come downtown Friday evening, to experience the excitement yourself.

GETTING THERE + PARKING
Please see the directions page for information on the evnt location, getting there and parking.

The Portland Twilight Criterium presented by Subaru is staged in the North Park Blocks of downtown Portland.  Activities, food and beer are situated in the center and the course rings around the outside for phenomenal 360 degree viewing.

EXHIBITORS
For a full list of the vendors and exhibitors that will be on site, please see the Who’s Coming page.
FOOD CARTS
In our Food Cart Arena you’ll find plenty of yummy options for having a picnic dinner in the park while watching the races.

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