2013 Nampa Twilight Criterium


June 15, 2013

Presented by St. Luke’s, Saltzer Medical Group, City of Nampa and Team Dobbiaco

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Registration:  Online registration is available at www.usacycling.org and closes Friday, June 14, 2013 at 12:00pm (Noon – Mountain Time).  Race fees are shown in the table above. Additional races, if you qualify are $10 each (on-line registration). Day-of-race fee for all categories except Kids and Citizens races are $35 for the first race and $15 for additional races that you qualify for.  For pre-registered riders, $10 for additional races, day-of-race.  Day-of-race registration opens at 3:00pm and closes 30 minutes before the start of each race.  Current USA Cycling license is required.  One-day licenses are available for Category 5 Men only.  No refunds.

Rules & Regulations:  All USA Cycling rules and regulations must be followed and will be enforced by the Chief Referee, George Knight. Helmets are required at all times at the race venue. Minimum pre-registered field size required of five (5) racers for all categories by the end of online registration. Promoter reserves the right to cancel or combine events if minimum field sizes are not met. Winners must present race numbers in order to claim awards or prizes. No awards or prizes will be mailed. Promoter also reserves the right to reduce prize money based on field size.

Citizens Race:  Interested in racing but have never done it before?  The Citizens race is for you!!!  This is a fun and safe race for beginner male and female riders who would like to participate in a safe and well-supported race.  This is open to new racers only and will be held on the same closed course. Citizens race fee will cover the USA Cycling One Day License that is required.

Kids Race:  Bicycle riding isn’t just for adults! The best way to get kids to consider the sport of cycling is to have them experience how fun it is ride a bike. The Nampa Twilight Criterium kids race provides the little ones a chance to participate in the sport of cycling in the heart of downtown Nampa. It’s fun, festive and safe.  All participants and their parents must sign a waiver at the race registration table. 

Helmets are required to participate in the race.  Cost is FREE!!!

The kid races are broken up into the following categories with the 3-4 year olds starting at 5:15pm:

  • 3-4 year olds:  Start at Rolling H Cycles and end at the course finish line (~ 180 meters)
  • 5-6 year olds:  Start at Rolling H Cycles and end at the course finish line (~ 180 meters)
  • 7-10 year olds:  Start at Rolling H Cycles and end at the course finish line after one full lap (~ 1.1 km)


Directions:  From Boise, head West on I-84 towards Nampa, ID. Take Exit 36 for Franklin Blvd. Turn left on Franklin Blvd. Turn right on 11th Ave N and then turn left on 1st Street S.

Host Hotel:  Located just a few miles from the race venue, the Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott serves as the exclusive host hotel of the 2013 Nampa Twilight Criterium.  A special rate of $79/night will be offered to race participants, family and friends.  Call 208-467-5888 and ask for the Nampa Twilight Criterium rate or make the reservation online at http://cwp.marriott.com/boinp/nampatwilightcriterium/

For more information e-mail nampatwilight@cableone.net Visit our race site Facebook page.

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April 8th, 2013

April showers bring SPRING RACING!

Good fortune meant many of the races fell between said showers. One of the most fortunate benefactors of the weather breaks was the “Tour of Ontario”. Starting with a time trial and crit on Saturday, and wrapping up with a road ‘circuit’ race on Sunday, the schedule seemed to miss 90% of the weekends down pours. Good weather and a great course means the “Tour of Ontario” is fast becoming a Treasure Valley gem!

Steve Taylor jumped into both of Saturdays races, and after a solid day of racing took the ‘bye’ for Sunday. Knocking down a fast thirty minutes flat, Steve was only two minutes back on stage winner Doug Lamott. Doug went on to win the series.

Tiedji Baker tackled the three stages of racing as well. Claiming 3rd in the time trial, she jumped into new territory rocking the crit. She was able to solo in just behind the main pack. Sunday I was able to watch the women’s road race from the wheel car. A combined women’s field meant the 1/2/3 gals were going to jump hard on the first climb. Like clock work, “BOOM”, off they went and the women’s ‘cat 4′ field spread out across the course in an instant. Working with a VeloWomen teammate, Tiedji held out and claimed 5th place in the series.

On two feet, rather than wheels, the High Speed Pursuit (1/2 marathon, 10k, 5k) fled the Idaho prison, however everyone returned without having to be ‘tazed’. The crew from Shu’s Idaho Rujnning Company made a presence on the podium. In the 5k, Mike Shuman took second place. The 10k put Erik Fitzpatrick in 1st and Brian Baker 2nd. And the half marathon had Leone Rusher in 3rd with Audry Ross a close 4th.

Did you race in the Spring Sprint Tri, Barking Spider, Glow Run…?  I scanned the results, however I might have missed someone. Let me know.

Quick correction from last week. My brain disconnected and I popped in the wrong dates for a couple of races. You will find Chicken Dinner on April 28th and Emmett Roubaix on May 5th. Thank you Harvin for pointing that out. We wont make you race two days in a row :)

This week, I’ll miss the ‘dump loop’ again for coaching run intervals. I’ll suffer a little for the rest of you. Matt, Jeff, Casey, Steve... Go get that hill!

Hey triathletes, have you registered for the Jason Broome Time Trial yet? It’s a great opportunity to put your head down and rock the clock! You can register at https://www.bikereg.com/Net/18159

Keep me informed,

Brian Baker 

Monday MultiSport EXTRA: Thanks to Steve Taylor for sharing this little ditty on facebook.  Note to self, when the pack splits, there is probably something in the road! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=57XY6DkV2eA

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