2015 Littleton Criterium

2015 Littleton Twilight Criterium

The 2015 Littleton Twilight Criterium will be held on Saturday, August 1 in Downtown Littleton, Colorado. Racing will start in the afternoon and finish under the lights, from 3:30 to 10:30 p.m.



The criterium is a 1.3 km closed-circuit bicycle race that winds through the streets of Downtown Littleton. The event draws the best competitors from all over the United States who will reach almost 40 mph on the course. Race announcers broadcast the action, providing insight for spectators at the start/finish line on Main Street.


Spectators will enjoy a festival atmosphere with food, drinks, music, a bounce house, Strider bikes, face-painting, and a vendor area. Watch the amazing King BMX demos at starting at 5 p.m., and bring your own bike down for the free cruiser ride at 7:30 p.m.



The Littleton Twilight Criterium is a national race, sanctioned by USA Cycling, and part of the Professional National Criterium Calendar. It is on the Professional National Criterium Calendar with more than $24,000 in prize money.

The Littleton Twilight Criterium will raise money for Doctors Care, a Littleton non-profit which provides accessible health care for the underserved children, adults and families in Colorado. www.doctorscare.org

Race Schedule

  • 3:30 pm — Men Age 50+
  • 4:25 pm — Senior Men Category 2 & 3
  • 5:30 pm — Senior Men Category 4 & 5
  • 6:25 pm — Men Age 40+ Elite
  • 7:30 pm — Cruiser Ride (Free! Bring your bike!)
  • 7:55 pm — Senior Women Professional & Elite
  • 9:05 pm — Senior Men Professional & Elite

Race Route, Parking, and Traffic Detours

Street closures will begin at 1 p.m. Saturday, August 1.
All vehicles parked on or inside the race route after 1 p.m. will be towed.

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King BMX Stunt Show!

King BMX Stunt Show riders have amazed crowds all over the United States! High-flying aerial stunts, back flips and tail whips, and mind-boggling technical maneuvers are executed on the ground and ramps. King BMX riders have competed at the X Games, Gravity Games and Dew Action Sports Tour, have been featured on Fox Sports, NBC’s America’s Got Talent, the History Channel’s American Restoration and Monday Night Football, and are sure to be a crowd-stopper at the Littleton Twilight Criterium! For more information, visit www.kingbmx.com.


Volunteer Opportunities

No Experience Necessary

Contact combm@littletongov.org today!

  • Race marshals
  • Information
  • Registration
  • General assistance

On the Music Stage!

DJ Fun @ 3:30–5 p.m.


Phat Daddy @ 5:30–8 p.m.


Pandas & People @ 8:30–10:30 p.m.

Request your favorite family-friendly rock, pop, and hip-hop from the 80s and 90s with DJ Randall Erkelens.
Rock with the high-energy entertainment from Phat Daddy.
Then sit back and enjoy the alternative folk music of Pandas & People, voted “Best New Artist” by The Colorado Sound.

Frequently Asked Questions

The race and concert are free. Beverage tickets will be available under the big red tent on South Prince Street.
There is free public parking at Arapahoe Community College (Lots B and C, 5900 S. Santa Fe Dr.), the Littleton Center (2255 West Berry Avenue) and Arapahoe County Building (5334 S. Prince St.).
As a matter of fact, we do! There will be TWO shuttles running from 3-8 p.m. One shuttle will pick up at the Littleton Center, and the other shuttle will pick up on Church Street near ACC Parking Lot A and B.
Free bleacher seating will be available at Berry and Sycamore and Main and Curtice Streets.
There are still many volunteer opportunities! Email combm@littletongov.org for more information.
There are several restaurants in the downtown area, many are right on the race route. Don’t want a restaurant? Food trucks and beer concessions will set up on Prince Street. Feel like homemade? There are picnic benches near the music stage on Prince street. Or bring a blanket and picnic on the grass in Bega Park (no alcohol in the park).

Non-stop action all afternoon and into the evening!


Thank you to our sponsors!

Littleton Adventist Hospital, Centura Health
Pedal Bike Shop
Radiology Imaging Associates
Healthsouth Rehabilitation Hospital of Littleton
Home Instead Senior Care
A Paris Street Market
First National Denver
Pactimo Custom Cycling Apparel
Rocky Mountain Bottled Water
Pro Auto Care