Since 1980, Athens Twilight has drawn the best Criterium racers from around the world, providing athletes and fans with an experience that raises it to one of the original Monuments of Criterium racing. Kicking off the American Criterium Cup series, the Athens Orthopedic Clinic Twilight p/b Michelob Ultra & Visit Athens epitomizes a goal of the ACC to highlight the best of regional criterium racing in a unified series for athletes.
“I’m excited to have Athens Twilight join the American Criterium Cup. Like so many of our events, this is a bedrock race for athletes, and this race, specifically, highlights the deep history of criterium racing in the South. The competition level, the crowd’s excitement, and the venue never disappoint.” -Peter Discoe, ACC Administrator.
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About American Criterium Cup
The American Criterium Cup is a multiple race criterium series that elevates the stature of criterium racing in the United States. The series is led by a group of independent criterium race organizers collaborating with and supported by USA Cycling, with input from professional and domestic teams and athletes. Each event has pledged to execute each event with standards of excellence, high production quality, and safety. In addition to individual event purses, organizers of the series have added $100,000 for a series purse to be split equally among men and women. The total available event and series prize purse is over $500,000.
Learn more at americancritcup.com