New Race Date: Friday, October 2nd!
In accordance with CDC guidelines, the City of Spartanburg cancelled or postponed all City-produced events originally scheduled for the spring of 2020, including the April 24 Spartanburg Regional Criterium. Fortunately, the Crit has been rescheduled for Friday, October 2nd, and once again, we’re looking forward to the best and biggest Crit yet!!
This year, the Crit isn’t only for cyclist. Come be a part of Spartanburg’s #FASTESTNIGHT by joining us for the Main Street Mile!
On October 2nd, @5pm, runners will compete for local bragging rights AND CASH AWARDS! Additionally, all Main Street Mile registrants will receive a Silipint, plus SPECIAL ACCESS to the GSPRuns VIP tailgating tent, where complimentary food and beverages, including beer for those over 21, will be served all night long! Must register by September 11th to be guaranteed a Silipint.
The 16th Annual Spartanburg Regional Healthcare System Crit is part of the USA CRITS Speed Week series, and is known for it’s open-air plaza center, dangerously sharp left turns, and unique atmosphere! Amateur and pro cyclists compete on a closed-circuit, multi-lap course that loops around the heart of downtown. The event kicks off Spartanburg’s International Festival, and with over 20,000 spectators on site, you don’t want to get lost in the crowds. Space is LIMITED! So, register now to reserve your spot in the race, and under the tent!
More info about the 2020 Crit can be found at https://www.spartanburgcrit.com/
When, exactly, is the race?
—-The Main Street Mile race will start at 5pm. The amateur and pro cycling races will continue until ~10pm.
How much does it cost?
—-$25 until 11:59pm on August 31st
$30 until 11:59pm on September 25th
$35 during race week and on race day
*Student rate is only $20, including race day!
Where and when can we pick up our bibs, Silipints, tailgate tickets, etc…?
—-Packet Pickup will be available on Friday, April 24th from 3:00-4:45pm at the corner of Liberty Street and Broad Street.
Will there be separate heats?
—-All competitors will race together in one heat. We will employ “corrals” to seed faster runners in front.
Can my friends and family join me under the VIP tailgating tent?
—-Of course! They’re free to enjoy the same complimentary food and beverages by purchasing additional VIP tailgate tickets for $10 each.
Can I Walk?
—-We exuberantly welcome walkers at future events, though due to the logistical nature of the Crit, we must employ a 10-minute course time limit