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(Cedar Valley Trails)


Get active! There are several organizations that offer rides, walks and runs to keep you active year-round.
You can enjoy Cedar Falls like it's the weekend, any day of the week! #WeKnowHowToWeekend

||   Always visit web links to confirm time and location of rides   ||


MONDAY

TRF Strength Training
Coed strength training class
6:00 pm at The Runner’s Flat in Cedar Falls. $10 for drop in, $5 for run club members
Contact: Scott Gall
319-277-1154


Monday No Drop Gravel Ride
Coed gravel bike ride
6:00 pm with details posted weekly on Who’s Riding Cedar Valley Facebook Page
Contact: Dave Roll david-roll@gmail.com
 

Cedar Valley FreeWheelers
Youth mountain bike ride
6:00 pm (meet about 5:40 pm) at Pfeiffer Park in Cedar Falls
Contacts:  Brady or Karl Bengston bjbengston@mediacombb.net


* Orange Elementary Moai  
Anytime between 6:00 pm and 8:00 pm Monday evenings at Orange Elementary in Waterloo
First Monday of January until April or May (when it gets warm outside)
We walk/jog in the halls – distances/laps are on a wall chart for miles  
Contact:   Mike Henning Mikehenning@mchsi.com
319-404-5396 


George Wyth Open Water Swim
Every Monday, Memorial Day through Labor Day
6:00 -7:00 pm, meet at the main boat dock
$1.00 donation recommended and swim cap required
Two kayaks for support each week
Contact: Scott Gall or Penny Andorf penelope.lyn38@yahoo.com
319-277-1154 
 

Fearless Women of Dirt
Women’s mountain biking ride
6:30 pm leaving from different trails announced each week
One free beer, post ride, when you return to SingleSpeed Brewing Co. 
Contact: Amy Kotsonis amy.kotsonis@uni.edu


TUESDAY

* Wonderful Women that Move
9:00 am, moai meets on Tuesdays to bike, hike, walk, or snowshoe
Contact:   Luann Alemao l.alemaoassoc@cfu.net
319-266-8021


Europa Ladies Ride
Women’s road cycling ride
5:30 pm from Europa Cycle & Ski in Cedar Falls
15-17 mph average for 25-30 miles
Contact: Russ Clarke russ@europacycle.com
 

Hammer Ride
Coed road cycling ride
5:30 pm from SingleSpeed Brewing Co. in Cedar Falls
22-24 mph average (sprints go faster) in a paceline for about 40 miles
or visit BikeTech on Facebook for information
Contact: Jeremy Fry


Hilltoppers
Summer training designed to prepare junior high/high school students for cross-country 
5:30 pm Tuesdays/Thursdays throughout the summer
Contact: Scott Gall
319-277-1154
 

Spokes Women
Women’s road cycling ride
6:00 pm from SingleSpeed Brewing Co. in Cedar Falls
Two rides: 13-15 mph average for 15-20 miles, 15-17 mph average for 23-28 miles (In the winter they move inside to Europa Cycle & Ski to ride on trainers – all you need is a bike, trainer provided)
One free beer when you return to SingleSpeed Brewing Co. in Cedar Falls
Contact: Amy Kotsonis amy.kotsonis@uni.edu


Mallet Ride
Coed road cycling ride
6:00 pm from SingleSpeed Brewing Co. in Cedar Falls
16-18 mph average for 30-35 miles
Contact: Brent Johnson brent@biketechcf.com



WEDNESDAY

Trail Sisters
Women’s soft trail run
6:00 pm leaving from different trails announced each week
Contacts: Wendy Foote or Jess Cruz
wendyjfoote@gmail.com or jess.cruz85@gmail.com 


Wednesday on Wheels (WOW) Ride - Cedar Valley Cyclists
Coed road and paved trail cycling ride
6:00 pm from 4th & Main Streets in Cedar Falls
Meets every Wednesday, May – October
All bicyclists welcome!  Helmets & Waiver required
Rotating social after ride
Contact: Dave King DavidK@RideCVC.org


CoreX
Coed runner training class
6:15 pm at The Runner’s Flat in Cedar Falls
$10 for drop in. $5 for run club members
Contact: Scott Gall
319-277-1154
 

Soft Trails Ride - CVAST
Coed soft trail bike ride
6:15 pm from Mulligan's in Cedar Falls or at 6:30 pm from Pfeiffer Park in Cedar Falls
Social at Mulligan's
Contacts: Chad Reisinger or Robin Bredvig president@cvast.org



THURSDAY

Women’s Road Ride
Women’s  paved trail ride
5:40 pm, usually meeting at Pfeiffer Park in Cedar Falls at 5:30 pm 
Mileage options from 6-25 miles, average pace 10-12 mph (10 mph minimum). Helmet required
Contact: Jill Miller millermerz@hotmail.com
 

Pint Ride
Coed ride
6:15 pm from Bike Tech in Cedar Falls via paved trail to SingleSpeed Brewing Co. in Waterloo and then bike back to Bike Tech at 8:30 pm
First and third Thursday of the month
You can also leave from Waterloo Bicycle Works at 5:30 pm and bike to Bike Tech, then bike back to SingleSpeed Brewing Co. in Waterloo
First beverage free upon arrival at SingleSpeed Brewing Co.
Contact: Bike Tech Info@biketechcf.com

Waterloo on Wheels (WOW2) - Cedar Valley Cyclists
Coed road and paved trail cycling ride
6:30 pm from Waterloo Public Market
Second and fourth Thursday of May, June, July, August and September
All bicyclists welcome!  Helmets & Waiver required
Rotating social after ride
Contact: Jake Hawk Jake@RideCVC.org
 

Run Club
Coed group runs led by the Runner's Flat
They rotate between leaving from the Runner's Flat in Cedar Falls one week, then from SingleSpeed Brewing Co. in Waterloo the following week. Confirm location and time at the web link
All experiences and abilities welcome. Structured workouts and help with pacing
One free beer at SingleSpeed Brewing Co. following the workout
This is free – you just show up. In the winter, they run inside the UNI-Dome for a couple of months – that's the only time it costs $5 per/person. Or, join for $75 for the year ($125 per family) and it covers that, plus you get a running singlet (or 2), and 10% off of anything you buy at the Runner's Flat. 
Contact: Scott Gall
319-277-1154         

Couch to 5K Group
6:30 pm, also led by The Runner’s Flat at the same location as Run Club
Contact: Scott Gall
319-277-1154


CycloCross Practice
Late summer through fall: informal cyclocross practice at Tondro Pray Bike Park in Cedar Falls
In cyclocross, cyclists ride a modified road-style bike through a technical course, generally off-road, and occasionally dismounting and carrying the bike over unrideable obstacles. Heckling and hand-ups are encouraged. Twisted Spokes also hosts a race at Tondro Pray Bike Park in the fall.
Contact: Dave Roll david-roll@gmail.com
 


SATURDAY

Breakfast Club
Coed run
7:00 am from Pfeiffer Park in Cedar Falls led by The Runner’s Flat
Contact: Scott Gall
319-277-1154


5K Training
Coed run group
9:00 am from Pfeiffer Park in Cedar Falls led by The Runner’s Flat
Contact: Scott Gall
319-277-1154


Who's Riding Cedar Valley is a Facebook group whose posts include road, dirt, and gravel rides. 
 

* Roving Friends Group - mixed group moai
Meet once a week to hike, bike, or snowshoe
This group goes on excursions too!
Contact:  Luann Alemao  l.alemaoassoc@cfu.net
319- 266-8021 


* Moai walking groups are like-minded groups that meet for a common purpose, a social network of friends that provide varying support.  


Events courtesy Luann Alemao, February 13, 2019