Mayor's Virtual Hike Bike & Paddle 2020


Monday, May 25 - Monday, September 7, 2020

 At home, in your neighborhood or a park near you

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Quick Info:

The Mayor's Virtual Hike, Bike & Paddle 2020 is a unique event that was developed for the safety of our participants, volunteers, staff, partners and community to help prevent the spread of COVID-19. For the safety of our community we are presenting a virtual Hike, Bike & Paddle event from May 25 (Memorial Day) until September 7, 2020 (Labor Day). This virtual event encourages our participants to live an active lifestyle and enjoy time exercising while supporting the idea of staying safe and healthy.

Take your pick from a 3+mile hike, 10 to 15+mile bike ride or paddle on an area waterway.

Note: Once you are registered participants will be eligible for a free t-shirt and/or two FREE bottles of Powerade Ultra while supplies last.

Also, remember to follow our partner, Louisville Sports Commission on social media for updates on their "Louisville Active" community intiative going on right now! 



Special thanks to our amazing sponsors!


The Mayor's Virtual Hike, Bike & Paddle 2020 can take place at your home, in your neighborhood or at a park near you. Our main goal is to encourage our community to stay healthy be being active and exercising while most importantly, having fun! The Mayor's Virtual Hike, Bike & Paddle will begin on Monday, May 25 (Memorial Day) and continue through Monday, September 7, 2020 (Labor Day). Hiking, biking and paddling along with other activities including zumba, yoga, tae chi, etc. are encouraged. If participants plan on using area streets and sidewalks please keep in mind to follow all traffic rules and regulations to help keep you safe. 



Hike Route Info:

Walkers/Hikers are encouraged to visit a nearby park,  walk your neighborhood or even hit the treadmill. Walking is one of the most efficient ways to stay in shape and lose weight while being easiest on your body. Recommended distance is 1.5 to 3.5 miles.

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Bike Route Info:

Like our hikers, our cyclists are encouraged to ride to a nearby park, around your neighborhood or to utilize an indoor exercise bike. Riding a bike is a healthy, fun and low-impact form of exercise for all ages. 
Recommended distance is 10 to 15 miles.

Note: Adjust distance that best fits your individual ability. Please remember to wear a helmet when cycling. 





Paddle Route Info:

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Our Paddlers are encouraged to travel to a nearby public waterway or utilize an indoor rowing machine. Paddling helps to improve mental health and also helps lower stress levels. Recommended distance is 1 to 5 miles

Note: Adjust distance that best fits your individual ability. Please remember to be safe and responsible while on our area waterways and to wear your life jacket.




Sponsored By:

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Thanks to these fine supporters!

Bicycling for Louisville


Nu Chapter Tai Chi Chuan & Qi Gong Institute

Bike Captains

Metro Facilities

Nu Image Fitness

Metro Parks & Recreation 

Louisville Area Canoe and Kayak Club

River City Community Sailing Program

Boy Scouts of America

Louisville Bicycle Club

SAG Teams

Public Works & Assets 

Louisville Community Boathouse

Neil Huffman Subaru

City of New Albany

Louisville Fire & Rescue

US Coast Guard

Dismas Charities

Louisville Rowing Club

Kentuckiana Paddlers Association 

Louisville Yoga

Academy Sports + Outdoors  Subway Restaurants 


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