George Kaiser Family Foundation Tulsa Arts Distract Criterium 


River Parks Criterium

Home of Cry Baby Hill, this grueling course will test even the fittest racers. Running along the scenic Arkansas River and staged from the River Parks, Sunday distinguishes “Tulsa Tough." Winners of the team and individual omnium competitions will be crowned after Sunday’s races.



If you haven’t heard about Cry Baby Hill, then you’re in for a funky surprise. It’s one of those things in life that is hard to describe if you haven’t experienced it yourself. Tailgating. Music. Costumes that would make Mardi Gras blush. Mild-mannered, mostly SFW debauchery and a rolling wave of enthusiastic support for the racers. These are a few of the ingredients that make Cry Baby Hill.

So you don’t embarrass easily? So you think you’re a wild child? So you think you know how to cheer on bike racers? Bring it to Cry Baby Hill. You’ll see things you can’t unsee, and you’ll never have more fun.

Or maybe you're not into all the noise and big crowds? No worries. Join the other huge crowd at the very family friendly River Parks where you’ll enjoy a tree-lined green space, the Arkansas River, and a front row seat to the sprint section of this crit course.