Twilight Criterium

Downtown's High Speed Race Course.

The Twilight Criterium

Boise’s biggest weekend in cycling.

Watch every year as Downtown Boise is turned into a high-speed, high-stakes race course. The top pro women’s and men’s cycling teams in the nation and the best local and national amateurs come together for the Twilight Criterium. The 33rd Annual ASWD Twilight Criterium takes place Saturday, July 13th, 2019.

The Twilight brings fans up close and personal to one of the most grueling, exciting events in sports - Criterium bike racing.

What is a criterium? Criterium: A bicycle race of a specified number of laps on a closed course over public roads closed to normal traffic. Criteriums can be classified as a combination of strength, speed, endurance, and tactics to win.

High Speed. High Stake.
2019 Schedule

With Boise ranking as one of the best bicycling cities in the U.S., this event brings fans from all over to enjoy a weekend full of excitement. Pros and amateurs are invited to join Boise as the local cycling community continues to grow.


Twilight weekend celebrates cycling as a healthy, lifetime sport with events for families, fans and cyclists of all abilities. Over the last 33 years, this summer event has grown to include a full three-day weekend of cycling events that support the youngest or oldest of riders, pros and amateurs, and bring together the community for one of the most exciting sports on the streets.

2019 Map

The 2019 Twilight Criterium Schedule:

Twilight Trifecta: Friday, July 12 at JUMP

The Boise Twilight Criterium kicks off Friday with a free family event celebrating the best of Boise- Community, Cycling, and French Fries!

Combing 3 community events at JUMP (Jack’s Urban Meeting Place)

  • Twilight Criterium Racer Meet & Greet at the Autograph Alley
  • Chrono Kristin Armstrong Awards Ceremony
  • Free Fry Day courtesy of the J.F. Simplot Company

Twilight Trifecta Schedule:

4:00pm - 7:00pm: Free French Fries in celebration of National French Fry Day, along with beers and beverages for purchase. Boise Rock School will be playing in the outdoor amphitheater.

4:00pm - 6:00pm: Autograph Alley - Get the chance to meet and greet with some of the world’s top cyclists (and gain a special edition Twilight Trifecta autograph poster).

6:00pm- 6:30pm: Chrono Kristin Armstrong Awards Ceremony - Awards presented to the winners of the only professional event of this caliber in the United States in 2019, happening earlier Friday in Star.

For more information visit: Downtown Boise

Twilight Criterium Race Schedule: Saturday, July 13

Cecil D. Andrus/Capitol Park hosts the Twilight Fan Expo giving you a front row seat to the best of bike racing. Stop by the park to enjoy food, beverages, and check out local vendors all while watching the races fly by!

  • 12:45pm - 1:15pm: Kids’ Ride with Kristin Armstrong
  • 1:30pm - 2:15pm: Cat 4/5
  • 2:30pm - 3:15pm: Masters 40+ (1/2/3) & Men 3
  • 3:30pm - 4:00pm: Women 2/3/4
  • 4:15pm - 5:15pm: Men 1/2/3
  • 5:30pm - 6:00pm: Paracycle Race
  • 6:10pm - 6:25pm: GreenBike Celebrity Womens Bike Ride
  • 6:25pm - 6:40pm: GreenBike Celebrity Mens Bike Ride
  • 6:50pm: Opening Ceremony
  • 7:00pm - 8:00pm: Women’s Pro 1/2
  • 8:15pm -9:45pm: Mens Pro/Cat 1
  • 10:00pm: Awards Ceremony

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