EVANSVILLE, IN – River City Fit Fest, May 5th-May 7th 2017
The Junior League of Evansville is proud to partner with Rise Up and Run Inc. and the River Run to bring you Fit Fest, a weekend of Physical Activities and Fun. Activities that will be included in the Fit Fest Weekend:
Rockin River City Ride
Presented by the Junior League of Evansville
The Rockin River City Ride is a two-day community event that offers a challenge for novice and experienced cyclists and runners alike along the beautiful Evansville riverfront. Participants will be able to choose from a 3 mile or 5 mile Rockin Run/Walk on May 5, 2017 or a 5K, 25K, 60K or 100K Bike Ride
All proceeds will support the missions and charities of the Junior League of Evansville. Register online!
Schedule of Events
Friday, May 5, 2017
11:00 a.m Expo at the Double Tree by Hilton
3:00 pm Young at Heart- ASC only senior event on Riverside Drive
5:30 pm Lil River Run on Riverside Drive
6:00 pm Young at Heart- Swirca 3 & 5 miles run/walk on Riverside Drive
Saturday, May 6, 2017 River Run
7:00am Start line in Henderson, KY/ finish on Riverside Drive
2:00pm Beer Garden/Food Trucks/Farmers Market on Riverside Drive
Sunday, May 7, 2017, Rockin Ride
7:00am Registration Opens
7:45am Opening Ceremony
8:00am-9:00am Staggered Start for 100k and 60k Bike Ride
8:30am– 9:00am Staggered Start for 25k and 5k Bike Ride
10:00am “Party in the Park” Activities Open
2:00pm Bike Park and Bike Route Close
Rockin River City Ride – May 7, 2017
Riders will enjoy numerous fully stocked rest stops, free route support, “Party in the Park” a family fun park that will include food and merchant vendors, bounce houses, games, prizes, bike helmet give-away, a bike safety presentation, and live entertainment all day. Registration begins at 7 am, and opening ceremony will start at 7:45am with staggered start times following for each distance. The Rockin River City Ride is proud to be an official event of the Let’s Move! Movement.
Price (all distances, all ages)
- Individual rider $25
- Family ride up to four * $50 ($5 for each additional family member)
- Free T-Shirt and swag bag
- Free admission to the “Party in the Park” a family fun park 10am-2pm
- Rest stops and free SAG support
- Free Lunch provided
- Finisher Medal
“Party in the Park” Family Fun Park at Sunrise Park – May 7, 2017
The Family Fun Park is free to the public, and you do not have to participate in the ride or walk to attend. The park is open from 10am- 2pm.
- Games & prizes, bounce houses, face painting, and clowns
- Bike Helmet Give-away and safety presentation
- Live entertainment throughout the day
- Let’s Move! …..is a comprehensive initiative, launched by former First Lady Michelle Obama, dedicated to solving the challenge of childhood obesity within a generation, so that children born today will grow up healthier and able to pursue their dreams. We are proud to be an official Let’s Move Event!
About Junior League of Evansville
The Junior League of Evansville is a women’s organization that focuses on enriching the lives of women and children in the Evansville area. Some of the Junior League of Evansville past projects include CMOE, Swonder Ice Arena, Wesselman Woods, Little Lambs, and Playville.