The inaugural Hammerfest fueled by Gatorade Zero is coming to Birmingham on St. Patrick’s Day weekend, March 16-17, 2019. Sixteen USA CRITS D1 professional cycling teams from all over the US will be racing through the streets of the Lakeview District in downtown Birmingham. This exciting, fast-paced criterium racing is not just for the pros. Amateurs and juniors will be tackling the same course and putting their skills to the test.
This special weekend includes something for all ages with the Thomas Waters State Farm Kids Zone, Regions Bank Community Hour, Alabama Power Lil’ Shamrock fun ride where youngsters can show their St. Patrick’s Day spirit and decorate their bicycles or tricycles, a dog parade, best-dressed contests for prizes, food trucks and more. Don’t miss all the festivities at the restaurants and bars in the Lakeview District.
We invite the community to join us for a FREE fun-filled day of racing and so much more to help welcome this unique event.