Schedule announced for Athens Twilight

The Annual Athens Twilight Criterium races and festival will be held April 28-29, on the streets of...

The Annual Athens Twilight Criterium races and festival will be held April 28-29, on the streets of downtown Athens, Georgia, USA. The races, which draw more than 25,000 spectators, include a variety of events from a 5K road race, Pro/Am cycling, mountain bike races, BMX flatland and street demonstrations, handcycling races and the KidsZone.

The weekend will kick-off on Friday night with the Computrainer Races, which are time trials to seed the riders for the top starting positions in Saturday's Criterium. On College Avenue, Movies by Moonlight will feature a free screening of Breaking Away (1979), before the criterium action takes over on Saturday. The final event will be the men's pro criterium, which starts at 9:00pm on Saturday.

Full schedule

Friday, April 28

CompuTrainers, Top level of the Hilton Garden Parking Deck: 9am-5pm
The Twilight KidsZone, 300 Block: 4pm-10pm
The Twilight Expo, 100 Block: 5pm-11pm
BMX Pre-competition demos, College Ave.: 6 pm
Movies by Moonlight, College Ave.: 9pm

Saturday, April 29

USCF Greenway Cycling Races/USCF Amateur Finals, Willow St.: 8am-3pm, finals at 5pm
Twilight 5K Road Race, Washington Street at College Ave.: 8:30am
The Twilight Expo, 100 Block: 9am - 9pm
Gambler fun ride, Washington St. at College Ave.: 10am
The Twilight KidsZone, 300 Block: 10am-5pm
The Twilight Kids Criterium, 300 Block and Washington Street: 11am
Big Wheel Race, 300 Block and Washington Street: 12pm
BMX Amateur Flatland 11am-12pm /Pro Flatland: 1pm-2pm
BMX Amateur Street 12pm-1pm /Pro Street: 2:30pm-3:30pm
Fat Tire Criterium, Start/Finish on Clayton St: 6pm
Handcycle Criterium, Start/Finish on Clayton St.: 6:40pm
$1,000 Mile, Start/Finish on Clayton St.: 7:30pm
Women's Criterium, Start/Finish on Clayton St.: 7:45 pm
Men's Pro Criterium, Start/Finish on Clayton St.: 9pm

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