Please join us for the 2020 Criterium and Brewfest on Sunday, June 7!

The Criterium bike race and Brewfest and accompanying festivities will take place in front of Wheat Ridge Cyclery on Sunday, June 7, 2020. The Criterium is a cycling race on a fast, 1 mile course in the in the heart of Wheat Ridge. Participating cyclists ride as many laps of the circuit as possible within the time limit. This ensures a lot of action and excitement for spectators and athletes, so don’t miss out on the fun! This year our race once again acted as the Colorado Criterium State Championships.

Back this year is a Brewfest featuring some of the best local breweries. In addition to racing and beer, the event features free festivities for spectators, including a family-friendly festival with food, lively commentators announcing the action and a kids’ zone featuring a bouncy castle and face painting!

Please note: We are continuing to monitor the news on COVID-19. If this year’s Criterium and Brewfest needs to be postponed, we will update this web page immediately.


General Schedule of Events

Pro & Amateur Racing
9am – 5:30pm

Live Announcer & DJ Music
All Day

Outdoor Expo
12 – 6pm

Community Fun Ride

12 – 6pm

Kids’ Zone
11am – 5pm

Criterium Race Schedule

Men 50+ 1-2-3 / Men 60+ / Men 70+
9 – 9:45am

Men 40+ 4-5 / Men 50+ 4-5
9:55 – 10:35am

Women 4
10:45 – 11:25am

Men 4
11:35am – 12:15pm

Women 3
12:25 – 1:10pm

Men 3
1:35 – 2:25pm

Men 40+ 1-2-3
2:35 – 3:25pm

Women P-1-2
3:35 – 4:20pm

Men P-1-2
4:30 – 5:30pm


A criterium is a short course bicycle race on city streets. Cyclists participating in the races will be doing quick laps of this circuit as many times as possible in the time limit. This ensures a lot of action and excitement for the spectators and athletes.


High Court between W 38th and W 39th Avenue

12 – 6pm

Brewfest prices:
$17 for a commemorative cup (8oz) and 4 beer tickets
$4 per individual ticket


Sponsorship opportunities are available for anyone looking to be involved with the Ridge at 38 Criterium and Brewfest. These range from in-kind donations to the Title Sponsor. Please direct sponsorship questions to Carolyn Doran at (720) 259-1030 or

Presenting Race Sponsor


Community Fun Ride Sponsor

Misting Tent Sponsor


To make this event a success, we need the support of dedicated volunteers like you. Please consider joining us as a volunteer on Sunday, June 7. Each volunteer will receive an event t-shirt, two beer tickets (if over 21), a commemorative Brewfest cup, access to the VIP tent before and/or after your shift, and a shift meal. Follow the link below to learn more and register. Thank you for supporting your community.


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