Day 8: Thursday, June 28, 2018

Shorewood Criterium Cycling Classic

Presented by Shorewood Business Improvement District

Shorewood is a diverse and thriving urban community nestled between Lake Michigan and the Milwaukee River, close to the City of Milwaukee and UWM. Shorewood combines big-city amenities with small-town accessibility. The business district along the Oakland Avenue and Capitol Drive corridor is comprised of unique shops, superb dining options and friendly service businesses. Residents and visitors can walk or bike anywhere in the Village.

Experience Shorewood on Race Day

Shorewood welcomes race fans. Come and stop by the block party happening at Kensington Square at 4500 Oakland, offering great food, music and race views. Continue along the race course to experience over 18 restaurants, bars, parklets and coffee shops or peruse the many retailers making up Shorewood’s vibrant downtown. The starting line is at 4414 N. Oakland.

Come by bus or Bublr conveniently located along Oakland Avenue or park in several lots along Oakland, two in the 3500 block, or shared parking structures at 4022 Bartlett structure and 4115 Oakland.

View the Shorewood Criterium Cycling Classic website for full details.

Schedule of Events

Part of the Lowlands GranFinale Sprint Competition.

Race Time Category Length
11:30am – 12:10pm Category 3/4/5 Women 40 min
12:20pm – 1:00pm Category 4/5 40 min
1:10pm – 2:00pm Masters 3/4 40+, 50+, 60+ 50 min
2:10pm – 3:00pm Category 3 50 min
3:10pm – 4:10pm Masters 1/2/3 40+, 50+, 60+ 60 min
4:20pm – 5:20pm Pro 1/2 Women 60 min
5:30pm – 5:50pm Fyxation Open – Women 20 min
5:55pm – 6:15pm Fyxation Open – Men 20 min
6:20pm – 7:00pm Kids Race 40 min
7:00pm – 8:30pm Pro 1/2 Men 90 min

Course Description

The race promises an electric energy that will be shared, for the first time, across all racing categories. Four-corners with a bonus Formula 1 chicane and a big party at the finish always make Shorewood the perfect summer event for racers and spectators alike.

Race Map

Start/Finish: N Oakland Ave & E Lake Bluff Rd, Milwaukee, WI 53211

Shorewood Criterium Cycling Classic Race Map

More Information

Parking & Directions

From North: 43 South to Silver Spring East exit. Left onto Silver Spring east then right onto N. Port Washington Rd. Left onto Hampton Ave. then right onto N. Oakland Ave.

From South: 43 North to Capitol Dr. exit. Capitol Dr. east to Oakland Ave. then left onto Oakland Ave.

From West: 94 East to 43 North. Exit at Capitol Dr., east to Oakland Ave. then left onto Oakland Ave.

Explore Shorewood

Shorewood was first established in 1917 and is the densest community in the state. Although Shorewood measures just over one square mile, it is known for its beautiful architectural homes, great schools, vibrant business district and walkability. Come see the Plensa sculpture at Atwater Park along Lake Michigan, experience the Ghost Train that runs twice a night along the Oak Leaf Capitol Drive Bridge, hop on the regional Oak Leaf Trail or experience the two beer gardens in Hubbard Park and Estabrook Park. To learn more about the Village, visit or to find out more about the business district, visit

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