Rides, Runs and Walks

Community members interested in starting rides, runs, or walks, are encouraged to post on the Fond du Lac Loop page on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/fonddulacloop

RIDES

Walleye Weekend Bike Ride

Sunday, June 10, 8am

  • This 40-mile ride goes south and east of Fond du Lac, and is intended for the intermediate and advanced biker. A sag wagon is provided to assist riders with mechanical difficulties or those in need of relief. $25 includes a $5 Walleye Weekend concession food token, water bottle, and post-ride refreshments.
  • Online registration will be available April 15 through midnight June 8. After that you may register at the event.
  • Proceeds benefit the Y.
  • For more information and registration, click here.

GROUP RIDES

See the opportunities below. Also check out Fondy Area Cycling on Facebook for timely updates and weekend rides.

Monday Morning – Loop Friends Ride

  • Meet at north end of Prairie Trail Park and Ride
  • 7:30 am, beginning on May 14, 7am June through August, 7:30am September
  • Medium pace (14–16 mph): 17–23 miles toward Johnsburg and back
  • Easy pace (under 13 mph):  8–12 miles on the Loop

Monday Evening – Women’s Ride

  • Meet at the Wild Goose Trailhead at the Park and Ride just off Rolling Meadows Road
  • 5:30 pm, beginning on May 7
  • 13–20 miles on paved roads
  • Easy pace, no one left behind
  • Contact via text: Wendy 920-810-0523

Tuesday through Friday – Morning Misfits

  • Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday, 5:15 am
  • Meet at the intersection of 4th and Hwy K
  • 18–20 mph (Tuesday/Thursday are faster; Wednesday/Friday a bit slower)

Tuesday Evening – Ben’s Day Off Ride

  • Meet at Attitude Sports, unless posted differently. Be sure to check the Facebook page.
  • 6:30 pm
  • 12–14 mph
  • Distance depends: we have people that want to ride 30 miles and we keep going or sometimes we’re all tired and just ride to get ice cream and go home. It depends on the day.

Wednesday Morning – Fond du Lac Senior Center Monthly Bike Rides  The Fond du Lac Senior Center is looking for a volunteer(s) to lead a monthly ride. Past rides included the Wild Goose Trail, the Fond du Lac Loop, and others. Contact Sarah Docter at 920-322-3641.

Thursday  Lomira Ride–NEW MEETING PLACE!

(No longer departing from Buttermilk Creek Park.) Instead, the ride will be leaving from the Park n Ride across from BP, off the Loop. Take V from Fond du Lac Avenue. Continue south on V until you get to the round-about. At the round-about, take first exit to BP station. Riders will meet at the Park n Ride lot opposite the BP station.

33-mile round trip to Lomira.

Level 1

  • Pace: 18–20+mph
  • Group leaves at 5:30 pm. This ride started in April and will continue through the summer.
  • See the Facebook page Fondy Area Cycling

Level 3

  • Pace:  1517 mph
  • Group leaves at 5 pm, beginning on May 10.
  • Contact: Evelyn McLean-Cowan: mcleancowan@gmail.com
  • Interested riders who would like to start a Level 2 or Level 4 Pace group, please contact us.

 

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RUNS

Walleye Run/Walk – Lakeside Park

Saturday, June 9

  • Something for the whole family. For the events and more information, click here.

Loop Run sponsored by the Fond du Lac Running Club

  • Sundays, May through December (weather permitting), 7:00am
  • Location: Meet in the Southeast corner of the Festival Foods parking lot in Fond du Lac, 1125 E. Johnson Street.
  • Entry: Free and open to the public

We will be running on the Loop/Prairie Trail along Highway 151. On average most have been going 46 miles at various paces. The weekly group runs are free and open to the public.

A water cooler and cups will be provided at the end of the run. If you feel you need more than water, please bring it. In case of bad weather, someone from the club will still be at the meeting area for those who still come to run. Use your best judgment if the weather looks to be bad. Please dress appropriately based on the weather and have extra/dry clothes with you. Everyone will need to sign a waiver the first time you show up which will cover each week you run with us at this location.

If you have any questions regarding the weekly group runs, contact Katie at (920) 251-3525 or wondrk78@gmail.com

 

 

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WALKS

Walleye Run/Walk – Lakeside Park

Saturday, June 9

  • Something for the whole family. For the events and more information, click here.

Loop Walk with Holy Family Cathletics

  • Holy Family welcomes all community members and visitors to meet up and make new friends while walking. Babies in strollers through seniors are encouraged to attend.
  • Tuesday and Thursday mornings, 7:45–8:30 am
  • Meet at Holy Family, 271 Fourth Street Way, in the Gathering Space
  • We will walk across the new bridge to the Loop and enjoy a walk and camaraderie.

 

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