RHC BK11 Course Map

Spectator Information

The Red Hook Criterium is one of the world’s most exciting sporting events and is an admission-free day of fun for all spectators! Featuring world-class cyclists and runners from multiple countries. Come early to get your hands on a free Rockstar Games cowbell so you can make a lot of noise during the races.

BROOKLYN No.11 Schedule*

Venue Opens9:00am
Men's Heat Races11:00am - 1:00pm
Women's Heat Race1:00pm – 1:30pm
Men's Another Chance Races1:30pm – 3:30pm
Women's Another Chance Race3:30pm – 4:00pm
Women's 5K Run5:00pm - 5:30pm
Men's 5K Run5:45pm - 6:15pm
Women's Criterium7:30pm – 8:30pm
Men's Criterium8:30pm – 9:30pm
Podium Ceremony10:00pm
*Times subject to change


  • Everyone entering the venue is subject to screening
  • All bags will be checked before entering
  • Spectators are advised that they will be filmed and photographed
  • Spectators must stay in designated areas
  • Spectators must stay off the racing circuit
  • Spectators must use only designated course crossings
  • No outside alcohol allowed
  • Only small bags with personal items allowed. No coolers, chairs, tents, or other large items will be permitted
  • Please help keep the venue clean by placing trash in the waste bins provided


Pedestrian entrances are located at Ferris and King Street, Bowne and Imlay Street, Pioneer and Conover Street.

Subway: Take the F train to Smith/9th Street Train station and walk approximately a mile to the venue or change for the B61 Bus or take 2/3/4/5/N/R subway train to Borough Hall and change for B61 bus which is on Atlantic Avenue (at Court Street).

Bus: Take the B61 and get off at Pioneer and Van Brunt Streets.

Car: There is no parking inside the venue for spectators and athletes. Limited street parking can be found in the neighborhood.

Bike: Bikes are allowed in the venue and bike parking will be available. All bikes must be unlocked and removed by 11 pm or the locks will be cut and bikes removed from the terminal area.

Ferry: The South Brooklyn Ferry is a convenient way to get to the race venue from multiple stops in Brooklyn and one stop in Wall Street, Manhattan. Find the schedule here.

Crit Week Events

Thursday 4/26

Red Hook Crit Track Day
12pm – 4pm

Thursday 4/26

Specialized and Red Hook Crit
6pm – 9pm

Friday 4/27

Widow Jane and Red Hook Crit
Official Pre-Party
7pm – 11pm

After Party 4/28

Hometown Bar-B-Que
11pm – 2am

Be part of the action when you volunteer. Positions available Thursday, April 26 through Saturday, April 28.

Sign Up

The Red Hook Criterium returns to the Brooklyn Cruise Terminal for the 11th edition on April 28, 2018. Since the Red Hook Crit started in 2008, it has become the premier high-speed, high stakes event in the world of fixed-gear racing. 450 cyclists from over 40 countries will compete in the 2018 edition. This spectacular event is free for spectators. Come out and enjoy the festival atmosphere!

Criterium Start Lists

The event also includes a 5-kilometer running race that’s held on the same circuit and in the same spirit as the cycling criterium. Open to runners of all abilities, the 5K has become one of the fastest races in New York City. 700 runners from over 15 countries are expected to compete in 2018 edition. Race spots are still available but filling fast.

5k Run Info and Register

Shop custom gear at the official Red Hook Criterium store. All items ship from our Brooklyn office.