Bike, Walk, and Wheel Week is a week-long celebration designed to encourage the people of Columbia to use active modes of transportation and recreation. There will be activities for everyone, whether you’re on a bike, on your feet, or in a wheelchair.
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Saturday, May 13th:
Jay Dix Challenge to Cure - 8am
The 15th annual Jay Dix Challenge to Cure is a 5K Walk/Run and 10K Run being held on May 13, 2017 in Columbia, Missouri to benefit Ellis Fischel Cancer Center.
Sunday, May 14:
Mother’s Day Family Fun Ride - 2-3pm (check in at 1:30)
This family orientated free event includes a bike ride along the Hominy Creek trail that ends at Stephen’s Lake Park. There will be Mother’s Day themed activities and crafts along the loop. At the end of the ride, enjoy free snacks provided by Broadway Diner.
Monday, May 15:
Hinkson Happy Hour - 4-6pm
Education meets fun on this walk hosted by Greenbelt Land Trust starting at Capen Park. Purchase a mug supporting Greenbelt Land Trust and enjoy free samples of beer provided by Craft Beer Cellar along the trail while learning about the geographical features of the land.
Tuesday, May 16:
Wheelchair & Bike Wash at Logboat Brewing - 530-8pm
In collaboration with Services for Independent Living and hosted by Logboat Brewing, we bring you a chance to have your wheelchair or bike detailed while enjoying a cold beverage.
Wednesday, May 17:
Bikes & Brews - 6-8pm
Join us for a fun, easy and social bike tour of The District with stops along the way to sample local microbrews. Checkout our webpage to register for the event and to see a full list of stops along the way!
Cosmo Family Fun Fest - 6-8pm
Entertainment for the whole family, including activities, music, hands-on learning, live entertainment, face painting, food trucks and more. Hosted by Columbia Parks & Recreation.
Thursday, May 18:
Walt’s Bike Shop Bike Repair Workshop - 6-7:30pm
Walt’s staff will cover the art of quickly replacing or mending a flat tire and minor cable adjustments. Biking can be easy and fun, learn how to maintain your bike so that you can enjoy it for years to come!
Hominy Trail Dedication - 5:30 pm
Join the Parks & Recreation department for the dedication of one of Columbia’s newest trails. Join PedNet staff while we explore the trail by bike after the dedication.
Friday, May 19:
Breakfast Station Day - 7-9am
Breakfast station day is one of the most popular BW&WW events, and is back again this year! Enjoy free breakfast as you bike, walk, or wheel about town. Stop by the station nearest you on your normal route, or set off on a mission to hit as many as you can. Station locations will be available on our website.
Saturday, May 20:
The Learning Loop Bus Ride - 11am-1pm
Bring your kids for an educational and fun ride on a COMO Connect bus with stops at two local parks and the Daniel Boone Public Library. A light lunch will be provided by Jimmy Johns. Recommended for families and children ages 4-10.
Optimist Bike Rodeo - 9:30am-12pm
For kids ages 3-18, the event will feature a 9-step skills course. Learn bicycle safety rules and have your bike registered. Helmets will be distributed. Free, in partnership with the Downtown Optimist Club.
Sunday, May 21:
Hairy Hundred - 8am
The Hairy Hundred is the epitome of gravel riding in Boone Country, Missouri. This year the event will start and finish at Katfish Katy’s and loop through 100 miles of some of our finest gravel roads.