About the Ballard Criterium race

Considered one of Seattle's classic bike races, come join us for the 26th annual event as hundreds of cyclists race through the streets of Old Ballard. Watch and cheer from a nearby bar or restaurant, or participate in the event pedaling around the 1/2 mile course. Cyclists of all skill levels are welcome! Be sure to register today before the event sells out!

What's a Criterium? Also known as a 'crit', a criterium is a bike race consisting of several laps around a closed circuit. The length of each lap ranges from 1 km to 2 km (0.6 mi to 1.2 mi)

Course Details and Registration Information

Date: Saturday, June 08 2019 | First race at 1:30pm

Entry: $40 pre-registration, $45 day-of-race, Junior races FREE

Licenses: A USA Cycling license required to race. New racers can purchase a one-day license for category 5 (men) or category 4 (women) for $10. All other categories require an USA Cycling annual license which can be purchased at www.usacycling.org (not for sale at the race). 

Registration: Online registration now open at usacycling.org . Day of registration will open at 1:00pm and close 15min before each category start time.

Ride with GPS: https://ridewithgps.com/routes/6818101

More info:
Event Map

Start and Finish Line:

Corner of Ballard Ave NW and 20th Ave NW

Timetable and Results

Click here to see 2018's results
Click here to see 2017's results
Click here to see 2016's results

Start Time Category Field Limit Length (min) Places Prizes
1:30 PM Junior 10-14, Men & Women 50 15 5 Merchandise
1:50 PM Masters 35+ Cat 3/4, Men 75 30 5 Merchandise
2:30 PM Cat 4/5, Women 50 30 5 Merchandise
3:10 PM Cat 5, Men 75 30 5 Merchandise
3:50 PM Cat 4, Men 100 30 5 Merchandise
4:30 PM Masters 35+ Cat 1/2/3, Men 100 40 5 Merchandise
5:20 PM Cat 3, Men 100 45 5 $600 + Merchandise
6:15 PM Pro/Cat 1/2/3, Women 100 60 10 $1,200 + Merchandise
7:30 PM Pro/Cat 1/2, Men 100 70 10 $1,200 + Merchandise

Meet our sponsors

A big THANKS to all of our sponsors would make this event possible!





Contact Us

To get in touch with us, please contact info@apexracing.org