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

GROUP RIDES

Looking to ride with others? See the opportunities below. Also check out Fondy Area Cycling on Facebook for timely updates.

Monday Morning – Loop Friends Ride

  • Meet at north end of Prairie Trail Park and Ride
  • 7 am, beginning on May 22
  • Medium pace (14–16 mph): 17–23 miles toward Johnsburg and back
  • Easy pace (under 13 mph):  8–12 miles on the Loop

Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday – Morning Misfits

  • Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday, 5:15 am
  • Meet at the intersection of 4th and Hwy K
  • Saturday and Sunday rides (later departure): see Facebook Fondy Area Cycling, or if a Redline member, check email.
  • 18–20 mph

Tuesday  Seven Hills Bike Group

  • Challenging, intense ride for high-level, competitive cyclists.
  • 1820 mph
  • Rides leave from the corner of 4th and K anywhere from 45:30 pm depending on daylight.
  • See updated posts on Facebook: 7-hills Bike Ride

Cyclists wanting a less intense, slower paced Seven Hills Bike Group, please post on the Facebook page.


Wednesday Morning –
Fond du Lac Senior Center Monthly Bike Rides

  • Enjoy the outdoors with a wonderful group of people, while staying active! Rides start at 10:30 am. Open to Seniors and friends/relatives of all ages. A 50 cent donation is requested. Call 322-3630 to sign up. Bring water to stay hydrated and money if you would like lunch. Rain date is the following day.
  • Wednesday, July 19   Meet at the Wild Goose Trail on Rolling Meadows Drive. Ride leaves at 10:30 am. We will ride six miles to Oakfield. While in Oakfield, you have the option of grabbing a burger if you wish. Rain date: July 20.
  • Wednesday, August 16   Meet in Eden on Reagan Drive by the trail. Please call the Fond du Lac Senior Center (920) 322-3630 if you need directions. The ride will be a 10-mile minimum.
  • Wednesday, September 20   Meet at the DeNeveu Shelter in Lakeside Park. Riders will decide on the route that day.
  • Wednesday, October 18   TBA

Thursday  Lomira Ride, aka Fondy Worlds

Leaving from Buttermilk Creek Park, 31.5 mile round trip to Lomira.

Level 1

  • Pace: 20+mph
  • Group leaves at 5:15 pm. This ride started in April and will continue through the summer.
  • Pre-determined sprints during the last 810 miles. Starting after Brownsville, there are a series of town markers and stop-ahead signs where riders practice a sprint finish similar to a road or criterium bike race.  (Average speed beginning to end at peak 2224 mph)
  • See the Facebook page Fondy Area Cycling

Level 3

  • Pace:  1517 mph
  • Group leaves at 5 pm, beginning on May 25.
  • Contact: Evelyn McLean-Cowan; mcleancowan@gmail.com
  • Interested riders who would like to start a Level 2 or Level 4 Pace group, please email us.

 

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RUNS

Ready, Set, GLOW– 5K Run/Walk

  • Saturday, July 29, 8:30pm
  • Oven Island, Lakeside Park

The Fond du Lac Family YMCA is changing up their family fun run this year! The Agnesian HealthCare Color Burst 5K is out of color and glowing in excitement over the new event – taking place AFTER DARK and moving to July 29th. Find out more and register here.

Loop Run sponsored by the Fond du Lac Running Club

  • Sundays, May through October, 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

Pub Runs sponsored by the Fond du Lac Running Club

  • Third Thursday of each month, May through October, 6:00 pm
  • Location: Pamela’s Grille in Peebles
  • Entry: Free and open to the public

We will be running on the Loop Prairie Trail along Highway 151 and through neighboring subdivisions. Choose between a 3 mile or a 5.25 mile route. Various paces and groups. At the conclusion, your first beer/cider/soda is on the Running Club IF YOU ARE A MEMBER. Open to the public; all ability levels are welcome. Youth under the age of 21 must be accompanied by a parent/guardian.

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

Ready, Set, GLOW– 5K Run/Walk

  • Saturday, July 29, 8:30pm
  • Oven Island, Lakeside Park

The Fond du Lac Family YMCA is changing up their family fun run this year! The Agnesian HealthCare Color Burst 5K is out of color and glowing in excitement over the new event – taking place AFTER DARK and moving to July 29th. Find out more and register 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.

Beginning June 2017: Stroller Aerobics

This stroller-based fitness program is designed for parents with young children, beginning June 2017 on Wednesdays from 10–11am and Thursdays from 6–7pm.

Each 60 minute, total-body workout incorporates power walking, strength, toning, and songs & activities. With a fun, family-friendly atmosphere, anyone with an infant or toddler is welcome to participate.

Participants are required to bring their own stroller.

FEE:  Free for Y members; $5 for non-members

LOCATION:  Meet in the Y lobby; Rain location is in the gym

For any questions, contact Sherry Ferraro, Family Enrichment Lead, at sferraro@fdlymca.org.

 

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