Tour de Olmsted – Coming June 12th

From the Olmsted Parks Conservancy
E-mail the conservancy

Calling all runners, cyclists, families:
There is fun-for-all on June 12th in Iroquois Park!
It’s not too late to sign up for your favorite event.

Registration forms can be found HERE and at any Rainbow Blossom Natural Food Market locations and The Trail Store. On-line registration available HERE. Pre-registration ends June 8, 2010.

Bring your friends and family to historic Iroquois Park for a fun-for-all festival including a 25-Mile Bike Tour, 5-Mile Running Race, Family Bike Ride, Professional Cycling Races, food, entertainment, vendors and clinics!

25-mile Bike Ride  8  a.m.  $20 Registration
Riders from the Louisville Bicycle Club will guide you through a scenic ride visiting seven of the 18 Olmsted parks! This is a 25-mile, open-road ride and experience is required.  

5-Mile Running Race 8:30 a.m.  $20 Registration
Join fellow runners on a five-mile adventure through Iroquois Park with downhill finish.

Family Bike Ride  10:00 a.m.  FREE
Family bike ride through Iroquois Park will be fun for kids and adults of all ages. Don’t forget your helmet.

Professional Circuit Race  12:30- 6:30 p.m.
Prizes for top finishers. Multiple categories in this 3.3-mile loop with rolling hills. Race details and on-line registration can be found HERE.  Iroquois Park was designed as a part of Louisville’s park system by America’s greatest landscape architect, Frederick Law Olmsted in the 1890s. Today, Olmsted Parks Conservancy restores, enhances and preserves the Olmsted-designed parks and parkways, Louisville’s great natural and recreational asset.


One thought on “Tour de Olmsted – Coming June 12th

  1. jackie Corey November 8, 2010 / 5:42 pm

    This really does sound like there is something for everyone. We live in a very small, unincorporated, mountain town and have nothing like this. I’m jealous, but we do have beautiful scenery, deep blue skies, deer, squirrels, turkeys, & many birds that visit us daily. One can’t have everything!

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