2018 County tours & charity rides

Pedal for Paws | April 14th 2018


The ride will take place in seldom ridden but very scenic rural Sumner County Tennessee. It is a major fundraiser for the Sumner Spay Neuter Alliance,

Who: Sumner Spay Neuter Alliance and the Fogbee bicycle club
Where: City of Gallatin Civic Center, 210 Albert Gallatin Ave, Gallatin, TN 37066
When : April 14, 2018. Ride starts at 8:00 am.
What: There are routes of 14, 30, 45, and 62 miles. All with SAG and rest stops.

Links to Ride with GPS routes, downloadable cues, and gps files will be available a month before the ride.

Learn More

Jere's Ride |June 2nd 2018

In August of 2013, Jere McCulloch died while riding, something he dearly loved. We ride to celebrate the life of an avid cyclist and leader who did so much for our community and Empower Me! There's a 15 mile, 30 mile, and 50 mile ride. Visit https://sites.google.com/site/jeresride/ or on Facebook @ Jere's Ride.

Jere's Ride benefits Empower Me Day Camp, a nonprofit organization established in 1999 by a group of pediatric therapists to address the lack of adequate opportunities for children with disabilities in the greater Nashville area. Jere was an avid supporter of Empower Me Day Camp in may ways. Proceeds will help build a Miracle League Baseball Field. Please visit https://EmpowerMeCenter.com for more information.

Learn More

Big Hill Challenge | June 9th 2018

All rides begin in Historic Watertown and quickly dispatch you to the countryside running alongside creeks, century-old farmland, bucolic pastures and through rustic, character filled towns.

Large rides give everyone a chance to ride with someone at their own pace. It’s a chance to work together and share in the challenges and rewards of touring cycling. Properly done, a 2-6 hour bike tour cleans your cardiovascular system and boosts your metabolism -- like nothing else; the non-impact nature is kind on your joints while your body never feels beat up, allowing for you to have almost instant recovery.

All rides will be fully supported by professional bike mechanics and rolling SAG teams with rest stops along the way.

At the ride's end showers are available at the High School and enjoy a post ride lunch we are proud to brag about, served at the Watertown Bed & Breakfast.

Learn More

Music City Triathlon | July 22 2018

For the 10th year, this 40 year old triathlon will be held in downtown Nashville. Team Magic has managed the Music City Triathlon since 2006.

Swim in the Cumberland River, with a point-to-point swim for the sprint race, Bike on a completely closed, traffic-free Ellington Parkway, and Run on a new flat out and back course. Not ready for the whole thing? Relay Teams are always an option as is our Aquabike Category  for those who want to just do the swim and the bike, or Cyclorun Category for those that just want to bike and run.



Learn More

HEAT Kid's Triathlon | TBA

There are two race divisions. Juniors: ages 6-10 and Seniors: ages 11-15. The 6-10 year olds will swim a 50 yard pool swim, bike 2 miles, and run 1 mile. The 11-15 years olds will swim a 100 yard pool swim, bike 4 miles, and run 2 miles.




 Learn More

Knights of Columbus BRASS | July 28th 2018

For 29 years the Knights of Columbus have hosted the Bike Ride Across Scenic Sumner (BRASS).

BRASS supports many charities within the community of Sumner County, such as Sumner Special Housing, Coats for Kids, Habitat for Humanity, and Special Olympics, to name a few. Just last year, over 200 cyclists participated in the event, raising $10,000. Charity begins at home, and your contribution helps.

. The routes have been designed to cater to all levels of cyclists and encourage every level of rider to participate from beginner to expert. It is not only our goal to raise money for charity, but to offer our growing county with a recreational activity promoting camaraderie within the community.




Old Hickory Classic | August 19th 2018

Experience mountain bike racing World Cup Style at Lock 4 mountain bike trails in Gallatin.The course is short and wide, providing ample room for passing, shorter distances, and great climbs. This event is open to ALL mountain bikers.






Both rides will begin and end at the Peyton Road Entrance to the Wilson County Fairgrounds and will travel on the scenic back roads of eastern Wilson County. The 31-mile ride takes you on rolling hills with strong challenges. The 51-mile ride is more difficult with some steeper hills. There will be two rest stops along the routes supplied with drinks and snacks.  



Learn More

Cedars or Lebanon Triathlon | August 25th 2018

The event consists of 200 yards in a beautiful, outdoor 50 yard pool, a 9.6 mile flat loop course around the park, and a 2 mile run completely within the state park.

Just east of Metro Nashville - this popular sprint triathlon is held at the beautiful Cedars of Lebanon State Park, about 35 miles outside of downtown Nashville. The park setting is beautiful and the support from park staff is the great. Be sure to register early as this race sells out each year.

Outside of the Cedars of Lebanon Park Rangers and Wilson County Sheriff's Office support, the Friends of Cedars of Lebanon will be helping out on race day. We love having their help from year to year to make race day a success and help in their mission of improving the park.



Learn More

Gran Fondo Gallatin|September 15th 2018

The event brings the Gallatin Lion’s Club together with cycling enthusiasts for a great cause. This event will attract hundreds of riders and spectators supporting a great community effort which is raising money for Children’s eyesight. Please help spread the word to all your cycling friends.

The ride will benefit the Gallatin Lion’s Club “Journey for Sight Conservation” which performs more than 5,000 eye screenings each year.

Cycling is a wonderful form of exercise and Sumner County is a beautiful place to enjoy the outdoors. We ask for your support in helping children and young adults “see” a greater future.



Ride to the Sky | October 13th 2018

Come experience our scenic low volume roads that showcase the upper Cumberland and Cumberland plateau region. With a party at the end sponsored by local craft brewing companies. Live music and hand crafted BBQ post ride. Please register at Active.com and be sure to register early.


3 routes to choose from: 20 mile , 40 mile and 75 mile.




L earn More

Lock 4 6 Hour Challenge | TBA

Join Biker's Choice for our annual Lock 4 6 Hour Challenge! We will be hosting a 3 Hour Challenge for those who cannot race all day or want try out this event for the first time. What is the challenge? Compete with mountain bikers from the south in total laps completed within 3 or 6 hours at Lock 4 Park.





Learn More



MJ Holiday Half Marathon & 5k|TBA 2018

Enjoy a later than normal start as these runs lead the Mt. Juliet Christmas Parade. Feel free to show your holiday spirit by wearing some festive attire!

This course has some rolling hills that will take you around Mt. Juliet with some beautiful scenery. Spectators will thoroughly enjoy this half, since they will be able to watch the entire Christmas Parade while waiting for the runners to finish.

Participants will receive a long sleeve shirt, a delicious post race meal, and great finisher medals for both race distances.



Learn More