Cardinal Greenways hosts many enjoyable events each year, from walking and running to cycling, to meeting with Santa! See below for a brief description of each. To view the specific scheduling of each event and learn more about participating, visit our calendar page. If you would like to host your own event on Cardinal Greenway, contact Angie Pool at (765) 287-0399 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
National Trails Day
Cardinal Greenways’ National Trail Day Walk/Run is our event to celebrate our country’s amazing trail system. Thousands of people across the nation walk, run, hike, bike or simply enjoy the trails on National Trails Day. You can too! Our Cardinal Greenways’ National Trail Day Walk/Run is one of the thousands of trail events held in the USA, with all 50 states participating. Cardinal Greenways is proud to present this event which showcases our beautiful Cardinal Greenway and White River Greenway.
Cardinal Greenways Bike Fest
In conjunction with the city of Muncie and Bike Muncie, Cardinal Greenways hosts Cardinal Greenways Bike Fest, an amazing three-day event of bike riding, entertainment, and recreation. The event begins on a Friday evening with a Critical Mass Community Group Ride from the Historic Wysor Street Depot to Downtown Muncie for entertainment and fun. Saturday is Tour Day, an entire day of self-led biking tours of Cardinal Greenway and White River Greenway, and additional led tours of various interesting sites of Muncie. The Historic Wysor Street Depot and Downtown Muncie are alive with music, entertainment, festivities and fud the entire day. Sunday is CG- Muncie Circuit Race Day. Race is USA Cycling sanctioned. The course runs through the heart of downtown Muncie. Come enjoy three days of cycling activities, entertainment and fun!
Walk Indiana is a non-competitive walking event for people of all ages and abilities. Choose your distance of a 5K, 10K, or Half Marathon on marked routes. Walkers enjoy the beautiful scenery along Cardinal Greenway and White River Greenway and are provided snacks and beverages at various stops and trail heads. For more information visit www.walkindiana.org.
BikeTOURberfest is our autumn cycling event filled with fun! Held in the beautiful Wayne County section of Cardinal Greenway, BikeTOURberfest is an incredible cycling day, complete with entertainment, food, fun and good times. Numerous outdoor activities are enjoyed, and the city of Richmond, IN rolls out the red carpet for participants and their families and friends. Head south for this sensational ride!
Turkey Trot is Cardinal Greenways’ classic Thanksgiving Walk/Run. The non-competitive event is for walkers and runners, and even dogs, of all ages and abilities. Beginning at the Historic Wysor Street Depot at 8:00 a.m., participants have the option of walking or running on three different routes for as long as they choose. We ask that you bring a non-perishable food item. Participants are encouraged to wear something fun to show their Thanksgiving/Turkey Trot spirit. Cookies, fruit, hot cider, coffee, and various refreshments are served at the depot. It’s a fun event from beginning to end!
An Old Fashioned Christmas at the Depot
If you enjoy celebrating the holiday season with the jolly old man himself, this event is for you. Come to our beautifully restored 1901 Historic Wysor Street Depot for an evening with Santa and his elves. It’s a magical time, with every child receiving a present from Santa! You’ll have a delightful evening visiting with family and friends, listening to Christmas carols, and drinking hot cocoa. Before visiting Santa, you can create a simple Christmas card for our military men and women. Be sure to bring your camera or phone for plenty of photos with Santa. This traditional, old-fashioned holiday event is a special evening enjoyed by young and old alike.