NOCTURNE Cycling Series to Launch Races in USA

December 14, 2022

Nocturne Launces in USA

Denver, CO./ENDURANCE SPORTSWIRE/ – Endurance Sports Marketing is delighted to announce the Nocturne Cycling Series USA schedule, coming to San Rafael, CA, El Paso, TX, and St. Petersburg, FL, with the final European dates to be announced in early 2023.

The NOCTURNE Cycling event was established in 2007 in London and has grown to be an international global brand in cycling and continues to attract leading professional teams and past world tour riders to its’ race. The event draws 1000’s of spectators and fans on the streets of London and has become the event to race in Europe as either an individual or professional.

“Our firm was honored to be offered the opportunity to launch the NOCTURNE Cycling Series to the U.S., and after 18 months of planning, searching and many site visits, we are happy with our first three choices we made with our partners and cities. Our ideas and London’s success will create a unique event that Americans will find quite different and festive than anything else seen in the States”, said Craig Mintzlaff, Endurance Sports Marketing.

The Nocturne Cycling Series will include two summer races in London and Amsterdam with a final European venue to be added and announced in early 2023.

Come for the race: stay for the party is the theme of this unique international race series that will celebrate the food, music, drinks, and cycling culture of each host city. This launch makes for three editions to the highly anticipated return of the Nocturne Cycling Series, with the American debut schedule as follows:

  • San Rafael, CA. Saturday September 9, 2023
  • El Paso, TX. Saturday, September 16, 2023
  • St. Petersburg, FL. Saturday, September 23, 2023

The series is set to bring international exposure to brands and partnering cities with races in both Europe and the U.S. Teams and individuals will have the opportunity to gain points in the series in both the U.S. and Europe with teams encouraged to race on both continents.

Creating different race categories to cater the feel of each city and the addition of a Green Recycling Expo and Gear Swap, the Nocturne Cycling Series is excited to enhance and promote the sport of cycling, local tourism, and the culture of each respective regional city and country. Each event will also host a VIP hospitality area, a creative CLUB NOCTURNE Bar to showcase the regional beers, wine, and specialty beverages from the area. Each event will also be broadcast live to cycling fans around the world.

The Nocturne Cycling Series features a 1.5km, closed-course, road cycling criterium with races throughout the day and night, highlighting the professional men and women categories as the final two races later in the evening.

“El Paso is honored and excited to be one of only three US markets to host a Nocturne Series race. Like Nocturne events, El Paso is a unique destination that challenges what people think they know about Texas and our region and offers visitors adventure, unmatched hospitality, and authentic experiences. We look forward to introducing participants and fans to the Sun City and to a long relationship with Nocturne.”, said Brooke Underwood, Executive Director for Visit El Paso.

“The City of St. Petersburg is excited to be the host location for the Nocturne Series race in 2023. With our rich history of hosting world class racing events such as The Firestone Grand Prix of St Petersburg and World Sailing Championships we are excited to have the Suncoast Criterium to that distinguished roster. Our robust cycling community welcomes competitors from around the world to visit and compete in our piece of paradise. With our vibrant downtown, epicurean delights and local beer and spirits scene, the Nocturne Series participants and their families will want to return to St. Petersburg year after year”, said Kevin Smith, Local Organizing Committee member.


Race Director – Nocturne Cycling USA

Thad Fischer

Global Partnerships / Race Expo contact:

Craig Mintzlaff