Friday Guide - June 9, 2023
MCNELLIE'S GROUP BLUE DOME CRITERIUM
Festivities kick off Friday with twilight crits. The start and finish line is located at 3rd and Elgin, right in the middle of the festival action. Watch the racing up close and personal all along the course.
First race begins at 4:30 p.m. and the last race begins at 8:20 p.m.
VIP patrons will enjoy the Roxtec VIP Tent at 3rd and Elgin Ave.
LAST-MINUTE AAON FONDO REGISTRATIONS
You can still register for the AAON Fondo rides in person at packet pickup on Friday at NEFF Brewing (321 S Frankfort) between 3:00PM - 8:15PM. There is no registration available Saturday or Sunday morning! If you are unable to pick up your packet on Friday, there will be late packet pick-up available between 6:00AM - 7:00AM on Saturday and Sunday. See below for details.
BEST OPTION: Ride your bike! There is no dedicated event parking on Friday, but you can look for surface lots and garages near the Blue Dome District.
What time does the Friday festival open? 4:00 p.m.
When does crit racing start on Friday? 4:30 p.m.
When does crit racing end on Friday? 9:30 p.m.
Where do I park for Friday criteriums? Any surface lot near the Blue Dome District.
Where is the starting line for the Friday Criteriums? Third Street and Elgin Avenue
Which streets are on the Friday criteriums? Elgin Avenue between Third and First Streets, First Street between Elgin and Detroit Avenues, Detroit Avenue between First and Second Streets, Second Street between Detroit and Greenwood Avenue, Greenwood Avenue between Second and Third Streets, Third Street between Elgin and Greenwood Avenues.
When/where can I pick up my event packet? On Friday, you can pick up your packet at the registration area located at Neff Brewery at 321 S Frankfort Ave from 3:00PM to 8:15PM. On Saturday morning, you can pick up your event packet between 6:00AM and 7:00AM at the registration tent located just north of the Mount Zion Baptist Church, 419 N. Elgin. On Sunday morning, you can pick up your event packet between 6:00AM and 7:00AM at the registration tent located near 15th Street and Riverside Drive. To save some time, complete the event waiver and bring it with you when you pick up your event packet. Click here to download the event waiver.
Where can I pick up my chip and bib number? Your chip and bib number will be in your event packet. You can pick up your packet on Friday at the registration tent located at Third Street and Elgin Avenue from 3:00PM to 8:15PM. or on Saturday morning at the registration tent located just north of the Mount Zion Baptist Church, 419 N. Elgin.