Swedish Medical Center Criterium

When: Saturday, July 9, 2016 (race schedule below)

What is a Criterium?

A Criterium is a multi-lap race on a closed course, and laps are typically shorter than one mile. This style of racing has bred a unique athlete, stressing speed and bike handling. It is fun to watch as the bikers race to the finish line.


2016 Race Schedule

Time Category Distance Prizes Fees
2:10pm Cat 5 Men 25 Min 3 places / merchandise $35 Pre-Reg
$40 Day-of
2:40pm Cat 4 Women 30 Min 3 places / merchandise $35 Pre-Reg
$40 Day-of
3:15pm Cat 4 Men 40 Min 3 places / merchandise $35 Pre-Reg
$40 Day-of
4:00pm Cat 3-4
(Men 35+)
40 Min $400 / 5 places $35 Pre-Reg
$40 Day-of
4:45pm Cat 1-3
(Men 35+)
45 Min $700 / 8 places $35 Pre-Reg
$40 Day-of
5:35pm Cat 3 Men 45 Min $1,000 / 10 places $35 Pre-Reg
$40 Day-of
6:25pm Cat 1-3 Women 45 Min $2,500 / 15 places $35 Pre-Reg
$40 Day-of
7:15pm Pro 1-2 Men 90 Min $5,000 / 20 places $40 Pre-Reg
$45 Day-of
*Kid's races will be offered again this year. See the community races page for more details.

Route Map

Click on map to enlarge in new window Criterium Route Map

Registration, Rules, & Regulations

Pre-registration: Click here to register. On race day, make sure to check-in at the registration tables at least 30 minutes before your race.

Day of registration: Registration will close 30 minutes before the start of a given race. Please make sure to register and check-in within this prescribed time.

* The Registration & Check-in Tent will open at 12:30pm on race day.

All bikes must be USA Cycling approved and all applicable USA Cycling rules apply.

WSBA numbers will be used, right side # placement. Rental #s available for $10, $5 deposit returned when # is returned.

All USA Cycling rules apply and promoter reserves the right to combine or cancel categories with less than 20 racers registered in any single event.

Cat 5 Men can only participate in Cat 5 Men race ONLY, no exceptions.

Cat 5 Men and Cat 4 Women may purchase a one day USA Cycling license for $10, all others must have a valid annual USA Cycling license. Go to usacycling.org to purchase your license, no annuals will be sold day of event.

Any participant that is an OBRA member must carry a valid USA Cycling license, except for Cat 5 Men and Cat 4 Women who can purchase a one day license.

Canadian riders may race on a UCI license, but not on a provincial license.

*Prize list distribution will be available day of event at registration.

**Any questions regarding USA Cycling rules and eligibility to race will be answered by the Chief Referee.

2015 Results

Click here to see the complete results

Swedish Medical Center of Redmond

For the best "race-side seating," visit the following restaurants on the criterium course:

Rustic Italian/European Cuisine
Hours: 5-10pm
Location: Corner of 160th Ave NE and 83rd St

Ooba Tooba:
Mexican Grill
Hours: 11:30am-8:30pm
Location: Corner of 158th Ave NE and NE 83rd