Thanks for another great turnout!
See images from the 2019 Memorial Day event!
Monday May 25, 2020
8 a.m. - 12 p.m. | Waterfront Park - Great Lawn
The Subway Fresh Fit Hike, Bike & Paddle is a twice annual event held every Memorial & Labor Day. Thousands of participants flock to Waterfront Park to enjoy a morning full of fun. Bring the entire family for this free, healthy community event. Various fitness demonstrations start the day including yoga, tai chi and zumba. There are numerous vendor booths available for information and giveaways. After all of that, take your pick from a 5k hike, 13.5+mile bike ride or a paddle on the Ohio River. This event is not a race. It is open to participants of all levels and we encourage everyone to get out and enjoy the festivities!
Free t-shirt while supplies last. Go Green! Bring your own water bottles! Fill stations are available at Waterfront Park.
The Subway Fresh Fit Hike, Bike & Paddle takes place at Waterfront Park's Great Lawn (map this location). The hike and bike starts on the Great Lawn at E. Witherspoon Street. Paddlers will put in at the University of Louisville boat ramp next to the Community Boathouse off River Road. (1321 River Rd, Louisville, KY 40206).
7:30 a.m. - Boat Drop Off until 9 a.m.
(Parking & Drop-off at University of Louisville Rowing Center located at 1321 River Rd.)
8:00 a.m. - Fitness Activities Start
Tai Chi, Yoga, Pickleball
8:30 a.m. - Vendor Booths Open
8:30 a.m. - Zumba (Main Stage)
9:00 a.m - Intro to Paddling on Harbor Lawn
9:25 a.m. - Mayor Greg Fischer Welcome
10:00 a.m. - Hikers, Bikers, Paddlers Start
**Routes subject to change**
Hike Route Info:
Hike Route #1 - Participants will travel from the Great Lawn at Waterfront Park across the Big Four bridge in Jeffersonville and then back to the Great Lawn. This is 3.3 miles distance walk. NOTE: No dogs are allowed on this route - use alternate route(s) for pets.
Hike Route #2 - Participants will travel from the Great Lawn at Waterfront Park to the Community Boathouse off of River Rd. loop around the Boathouse and head west towards the Great Lawn. This is a 2.2 mile distance walk.
Hike Route #3 - Particpants will travel from the Great Lawn at Waterfront Park; turn around at the Big Four bridge and head back to Great Lawn. This is a 1.5 mile distance walk.