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August 14, 2021 August 15, 2021

Birmingham Hammerfest Fueled by BOLT24

The 2nd annual Hammerfest fueled by BOLT24 is coming to Birmingham on August 14-15, 2021. Twenty USA CRITS D1 professional cycling teams from all over the US will be racing through the streets of the Pepper Place District in downtown Birmingham. This exciting, fast-paced criterium racing is not just for the pros. Amateurs, juniors, and handcyclists will be tackling the same course and putting their skills to the test.

This FREE special weekend includes something for all ages with the Hammerfest Kids Zone, Community Hour, Lil’ Shamrock fun ride where youngsters can show their St. Patrick’s Day spirit and decorate their bicycles or tricycles, dog PAW-rade, best-dressed contests for prizes, food trucks and more. Don’t miss all the festivities at the restaurants and bars in the Pepper Place District.

Event Times

Racing begins at 11:30 am and should conclude around 9:00 pm on Saturday, August 14th in the Pepper Place District.  The women’s D1 pro race kicks off at 6:10 pm followed by the men’s pro D1 race at 7:35 pm.  The Community events starts at 4:45 pm.  The Hammer Ride begins at 8 am on Sunday, August 15th. More information about the Hammer Ride will be announced in January. 

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