With its full slate of professional bike racing and lots of family-friendly events, the Benchmark Twilight Cycling Classic promises to be a top choice for fun seekers and sports enthusiasts alike. Get an up-close look at top professional male and female riders from all over the US and beyond as they go all-out for victory on city streets in downtown West Chester.
The fun and excitement begins at 3:30 p.m. with the West Chester Dental Arts Kid’s Race for all children between 3 to 10 years of age. At 4:00 p.m. the Kid’s Zone, Community Festival and Market Street Block Party open with a great choice of family-friendly activities. Next up, 4:30 p.m. finds adult-sized tricycles taking over Gay Street for the Tolsdorf Trike Challenge, a double-elimination tag-team tricycle race. The excitement continues to build, first with the Rothman Institute Amateur Criterium at 5:45 p.m., followed by the Brumbaugh Wealth Management Pro Women’s Criterium at 6:45 p.m., culminating at 8 p.m. with the Iron Hill Pro Men’s Criterium.