Yearly Events

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

Cardinal 5K

June 25, 2022

This is the second event of the 2022 Cardinal Summer Series. We’ll have concurrent events in both Muncie and Marion. Muncie will host a timed competitive 5K run/walk event, while Marion will have a non-competitive family run/walk, each starting and ending at their respective Depots.

Cardinal Century Ride

July 29, 2023

This is the first event of the 2023 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! 


September 30, 2023

BikeTOURberfest is our autumn cycling event highlighting the beautiful Wayne County section of the Cardinal Greenway. It is the second event in our 2023 Regional Series. Choose from multiple route distances, combining the Greenway and beautiful fall colors on scenic country roads with stops on each route will help get you through. Not a cyclist? Participate in the three mile fun run/walk!

Cardinal “Screamway” Halloween Walk

October, 2023

Join us for our final event in the 2023 Regional Series as we head up to Marion for a spooky, family-friendly walking event. 

Turkey Trot

November 23, 2023

Turkey Trot is Cardinal Greenways’ classic Thanksgiving Walk/Run. The non-competetive 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!