Yearly Events

Cardinal Greenways hosts many events each year, from competitive races to casual family-friendly events. 

National Trails Day

Learning on the Trail Weed Wrangle 

Hosted by Delaware County Invasive Plant Project (DIPP)

June 1, 2024
What: Join us on National Trails Day by the American Hiking Society as we walk the multi-use, ADA trail through this beautiful 27-acre property nestled next to the White River. As we walk, we will point out the various unique habitats found here. We will also educate about the dynamic relationship between native and invasive plant species within each unique habitat. There will even be opportunity for hands-on restoration through removal of invasives and replanting of native plant species.
Who: Free, family-friendly event
Where: Craddock Wetlands Nature Preserve (South Entrance) – Muncie, IN; corner of Gavin St. and Bunch Blvd. (additional parking along Bunch Blvd. at Wetland’s north entrance)
When: June 1, 2024 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Cardinal Century Ride

July 27, 2024

This is the first event of the 2024 Regional Series. This event will offer multiple routes and distances up to 100 miles beginning and ending at the Muncie Depot – special awards will be given to those who complete 100 miles!  Registration fee includes t-shirt, SAG stops and lunch.


Biketourberfest is our Autumn cycling event on the beautiful Wayne County section of the Cardinal Greenway. It is the second event in our 2024 Regional Series. Choose from multiple route distances, combining the Greenway and the beautiful fall colors on scenic country roads. SAG stops on each route will help get you through.

Cardinal “Screamway” Halloween Walk

October, 2024

Join us for this event in the 2024 Regional Series as we head up to Marion for a spooky, family-friendly walking event. 

Turkey Trot

November 28, 2024

Turkey Trot is Cardinal Greenways’ classic Thanksgiving Walk/Run. The non-competitive event is for walkers and runners, and their dogs too, or all ages and abilities. Beginning at the Historic Wysor Street Depot at 8:00 a.m., participants have the option of walking or running different routes along the beautiful Cardinal Greenway and the scenic White River Greenway. We ask that you bring non-perishable food item. Participants are encouraged to wear something fun to show their Thanksgiving/Turkey Trot spirit. Hot cider, coffee, fruit and other refreshments are served at the Depot. It’s a fun event from beginning to end!