Sports + Recreation

New Belgium Mass Ave Criterium

When: Sat., Aug. 13, 11:30 a.m. 2011

New Belgium Brewing Company presents the Mass Ave Criterium, 2011 Championship Bicycling Event. See American-style bicycle racing up close and personal as cyclists from across the nation zoom by.

Race Registration and Information will be located on the east side of the Chatterbox building at 435 Mass Ave. Race day registration will be allowed for all races until 1 PM.

The New Belgium Brewing Company will sponsor the beer garden featuring New Belgium beer, for those of you 21+. The beer garden will be located on the corner of Mass Ave and Alabama St.

Children of all ages will be invited to the Freewheelin' Community Bikes Kids Rodeo from 12:00-2:30 PM.. Kids of all ages can ride the obstacle course. Free helmets provided by Flanner and Buchanan will be given away while supplies last.

Race times are as follows:
11:45 AM - Men 5 ($30)
12:25 PM- Women 4 ($30)
1:05 PM- Men 4 ($40)
1:55 PM- Freewheelin' Community Kids Race (FREE)
2:25 PM- Men 35+ (Cat 1-4) ($40)
3:25 PM- Police & Fire Indianapolis Championship($10)
3:55 PM- BGI Women 1/2/3 ($40)
4:45 PM- Street Sprints
5:30 PM- Men 3 ($40)
6:40 PM- Street Sprints
7:20 PM- Indy COG/Joe's Cycle Fixed Gear State Championships ($10)
7:50 PM- Men Pro 1/2/3 ($40)
9:00 PM- Closing Ceremony

Grab a meal, stop by the beer garden, or explore the Mass Ave Cultural District. This vibrant area of downtown features many top-notch galleries, live music, and unique shopping.

For event information please contact Beth Belange at or For racer questions contact Mike Hanley, 317-823-5809. To volunteer please contact Lauren Guidotti

Sponsors: New Belgium Brewing Company, Indie Bike, Chatterbox, Yelp, Joe's Cycles, Freewheelin' Community Bikes, IndyCOG, T3 Multisport, RoadID, and Bicycle Garage Indy

Price: Free for spectators, registration is $10 and up.

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