Yearly Events

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

Cardinal 5K

Date: June 25, 2022

The Cardinal 5K is a competitive run utilizing the Cardinal and White River Greenways.  We’ll have events in both Muncie and Marion – a timed competitive race will be held starting and ending at the Muncie Depot, and a non-competitive family run/walk will be held in Marion.

Cardinal Ride

Date: July 30, 2022

Take a tour on the Greenway choosing from one of multiple destinations utilizing the entire Greenway. We’ll have concurrent events in both Muncie and Marion. Muncie will offer multiple routes and distances up to 100 miles beginning and ending at the Wysor St. Depot. Marion will feature a Family Fun Ride with a single route starting and finishing at the Depot.

Cardinal Walk

Date: September 10, 2022

We offer a non-competitive walking event for people of all ages and abilities, with a focus on family fun! Refreshments will be served at stops along the way and at the finish.


2022 date to be announced!

BikeTOURberfest is our autumn cycling event highlighting the beautiful Wayne County section of the Cardinal Greenway. Choose from multiple route distances between 5 and 56 miles with some 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!

Turkey Trot

2022 date to be announced!

Turkey Trot is Cardinal Greenways’ classic Thanksgiving Walk/Run. The non-competitive event is for walkers and runners, and their dogs too, 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 different routes along the beautiful Cardinal Greenway and the scenic White River Greenway.  We ask that you bring a 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!